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.

Contact Details

PO Box 10-135, Te Mai, Whangarei 0140

64-9-438 9630

Director Operations - Allie Fry Collections Curator/Registrar - Natalie Brookland Exhibitions Curator - Georgia Kerby

Visitor Information

State Highway 14, Maunu, Whangarei

Daily 10am-4pm

Entry 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 access



Public programmes

Membership club


Other Facilities

Vintage Restoration Clubs and special interest societies on site as tenants.
POP parking NZMCA
Community event days
Venue hire - meetings, weddings, etc.
-35.74115 174.25441 16 Kiwi North - Whangarei Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park
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