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Kiwi North - Whangarei Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park

An indoor/outdoor museum of natural and human history, taonga Māori, live flora and fauna, historic buildings. Set on a sub tropical bush-clad 25 hectare park including a nocturnal Kiwi house, 1886 "Glorat" the Clarke family kauri homestead on original site, 1859 Oruaiti Chapel, 1900s Riponui Pah Schoolroom, original jail cells for Whangarei women, Jane Mander study.

Collection Type
Historic Site, History, Military, Natural History, Open Air, Science, Taonga Maori, Technology

Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 10-135, Te Mai, Whangarei 0140
Telephone number icon64-9-438 9630
Web address iconhttp://www.kiwinorth.co.nz
Email address iconadmin@kiwinorth.co.nz
Staff iconDirector Operations - Allie Fry Registrar - Natalie Brookland Exhibitions Curator - Georgia Kerby
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Visitor Information
Physical address iconState Highway 14, Maunu, Whangarei, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconDaily 10am-4pm
Charges iconEntry to Park free, admission to Museum & Kiwi House: $20 - Adult $15 - Adult Student $15 - Senior Citizen $5 - Child at school FREE - pre-schooler children Family and group discounts available

Wheelchair accessParkingShopPublic ProgrammesMembership ClubToilets
Vintage Restoration Clubs and special interest societies on site as tenants. POP parking NZMCA Community event days Venue hire - meetings, weddings, etc. POP/


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Bernina Up Close 2017

View the amazing talent of Northland in this exhibition of the winners and other place-getters in the Northland Bernina Ruby (40th) Anniversary Fashion Awards. Categories include - Ruby Red, Student Streetwear, Open ...

Dates: 16-Jan-2018, 17-Jan-2018, 18-Jan-2018, 19-Jan-2018, 20-Jan-2018, 21-Jan-2018 View more sessions

Summer School Holidays

Sitting on 25 hectares with the Whangarei Museum, the only Kiwi House is Northland and the Heritage Park to explore Kiwi North is a great place to visit with family and visitors this summer. Open every day, except ...

Dates: 16-Jan-2018, 17-Jan-2018, 18-Jan-2018, 19-Jan-2018, 20-Jan-2018, 21-Jan-2018 View more sessions

School Holiday Activities with the Kiwi North Educator

Something to keep the kids busy these holidays with some unique opportunities to do some very cool things. 8th to 26th January Out and about, meet you there - Tuesday and Thursdays. Week 1, 8th to 12th Jan: - ...

Dates: 16-Jan-2018, 17-Jan-2018, 18-Jan-2018, 21-Jan-2018, 22-Jan-2018, 23-Jan-2018 View more sessions

Medieval Madness 2018

Dates: 27-Jan-2018

Story Book Easter Sunday

Dates: 31-Mar-2018

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Invoice; 1929; 2016.6.16Card; c1940's; 2013.4.1Scrap Album; c1880's; 2016.8.4
Archaeology -View all (2)
Mummy Beads; Egypt; T375Adze (Toki); 1984.226.3
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Panoramic Camera; Eastman Kodak Company; c 1900 - 1926; 1970.56.2Button Book; 1912; 1985.851.1Travelling Case; 1986.122.45Fan; Estimated early to mid 18th century; 2004.53.1Badge; W.J. Carroll, London; 1905; 2003.11.61
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Snake; Caught just outside Singapore at Johor Bahru.; 1971.80.1Tuatara; Zoology/vertebrates; Western Hills, Whangarei; T204Bird Skin; Sciences/Zoology/Vertebrates/Birds; 2015.24.2Dolphin Flipper Bones; 2015.31.1

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