Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki

Aotea Utanganui is a purpose-built museum that embodies the spirit and energy of the South Taranaki region. The museum plays an active role within our community both today and for the future. A museum that is welcoming and inspirational while striving towards excellence in research, curatorship, preservation and educational engagement. A modern museum with ambitious future plans, prepared to embrace the digital age.

We achieve this through: Collaboration, Creativity, Innovation & Flexibility

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Contact Details

127 Egmont Street, Pātea, South Taranaki 4520

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Libraries and Cultural Services Manager - Cath Sheard, District Archivist - Cameron S. Curd, Collections Assistant - Luana Paamu, Front-of-House Administrator - Bronwyn Wattrus.

Visitor Information

127 Egmont Street, Pātea, South Taranaki

Open 10am - 4pm Monday to Saturday, closed Sunday, Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Free entry, Koha/donations welcome


Function space

Guided tour


Public programmes

Reference library



Wheelchair access

Other Facilities

The Livingston Baker Archives and Reading Room are available for research and inquiries - bookings are essential so contact the District Archivist.
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