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This is a Masonic Research Lodge where members are engaged in the research and propagation of all aspects of Masonic knowledge. The memorial Masonic museum is housed on the second floor of the Masonic Building - a si...

This natural history museum is housed in a genuine log building in a pleasant rural setting. The mounted collection includes the large Archie Robertson bird collection, Grays rock collection, insects, butterflies, exotic...

Liffey Cottage, built in 1875, now stands on land donated for the first library (now Pioneer Hall) and moved to Gerald Street in 1900. The Cottage has been restored and furnished as a working man's cottage to a period no...

The Waipu Museum was established in 1953. Originally referred to as The House of Memories it is now the Waipu Museum. It tells the story of the Nova Scotian migrations from Scotland to Nova Scotia in 1819, then to Austra...

The Pioneer Village provides a time trail from the mid 1800s to the 1930s with a chapel, four houses, a post office, a museum and administration building, and gardens of the period. The houses contain furnishings and obj...

Immerse yourself in the world of Canterbury art and then take it home. This gallery provides exhibitions and work for sale from a wide variety of New Zealand artists, and has a special interest in Canterbury artists, fea...

In our modern museum we are proud of the constantly changing and developing displays that give insight into the lives and pursuits of our pioneering families. From past to present we have a magnificent display of colonia...

There are few buildings surviving in New Zealand of this type of construction. The district's first European settler, Charles Turner, built this small, four-roomed cottage in the bush in 1881. He and his wife Matilda and...

The Harbour & Tyne Historic Precinct is the original commercial area of Oamaru. Largely built in the period 1870's to 1890's, it remains today as New Zealand's most complete Victorian streetscape. The large and impressiv...

The National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, located across from Parliament, is one of the country's leading cultural and information centres. It holds rich and varied collections of research materi...

Presents the history of the Hokianga Harbour and its settlements and people largely through photographs and prints, maps and documents.

We have an original blockhouse from 1860 - a replica of a fencible cottage, fully furnished in the period circa 1847 and the 1856 original manse for the Congregational Church. ; The first minister was Rev. Richard Laishl...

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