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Experience rural life in New Zealand in 1850 right down to the discovery of moa bones. Cheviot Hills was the first big land holding in New Zealand to be divided to provide small farming units for settlers. The museum fol...

In early 1985, a group of local residents decided to save a portion of the original Cromwell before it was inundated by the new hydro electricity storage unit of Lake Dunstan. Seven of the buildings were moved and have b...

Housed in the Museum are large Kauri gum collections, national costumes, rare books, artefacts, cemetery and naturalisation records. Also historical photos, newspaper clippings, rare maps, family records and a collection...

Visit a mini airforce base of World War II ­ all the staff are in uniform to encourage young people to become interested and join the club. Step back in time with rides along the airstrip in the Tiger Moth. Also displaye...

Mainline Steam is an organisation devoted to the restoration and operation of historic mainline steam locomotives. Regular day excursions and multi-day tours are operated, by Mainline Steam, over rail lines throughout Ne...

The museum is located in the historic WWI Memorial Library and has permanent colamining exhibits, reflecting the coalmining past of the district. ; Other permanent exhibitions include military, engineering and printing e...

Situated in the historic buildings of the original Canterbury University, the Arts Centre is one of Christchurch's most significant cultural attractions. It offers more than 40 craft studios, galleries and shops, numerou...

Situated on Ashburton Airfield, Seafield Road this museum has two display hangars, workshop building and clubrooms. "Home of the Harrier" - ex RAF GR3 with a Falkland's connection. Base for the Southern DC3 trust's ...

The first Museum meeting to form a committee was held in 1977. We now have our own building plus a refrigerated container which we have painted, roofed, installed a de-humidifier and developed as an asset to store photog...

This museum carries an extensive photographic display and complete issues of the Paeroa Gazette from 1896 to 1996, as well as supporting books and magazines, and its own annual publication The Ohinemuri Regional Historic...

The Society has a large collection of railway material, including former New Zealand Government Railways Department correspondence files, maps, photographs, lists of staff, annual reports, newspaper clippings etc.

The focus of the Jubilee Fire Museum is the 1887 'Jubilee' steam fire pump and hose reel, replicating the original motive power with two horses harnessed to the appliance. The building is a replica of a 19th century fire...

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