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Kawhia Regional Museum Gallery

The museum occupies part of the old waterfront offices of the former Kawhia County Council. It specialises in photographs and publications of old Kawhia, carvings of Tainui origin and Jurassic fossils from the district. It also displays a kauri racing whaleboat built in the early 1880s. The museum functions as a visitor centre from Labour Weekend to Easter and provides information on tides, beach access and regional road conditions.

Collection Type
History, Maritime, Natural History, Taonga Maori, Technology


Contact Details
Postal address iconPO Box 41 Kawhia 2451
Telephone number iconMuseum 64 7 871 0161. Director 64 7 871 0082
Web address iconhttp://www.kawhia.co.nz
Email address iconkawhia@paradise.net.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address iconOmimiti Street Kawhia, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconWinter: Sat-Sun 11am-4pm Summer: Wed-Sun and public holidays, 11am-4pm Special openings by arrangement
Charges iconFree.


Facilities
Wheelchair accessParkingShopMembership Club
Underground goldmine tour / Stamper battery tour / Gold panning / Museum brochures /Tourist brochures



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