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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 fa...

The home of this rural museum is an authentically furnished farm homestead and worker's cottage circa 1900, which is the site of the headquarters of the Matamata Estate (1865-1904) founded by J C Firth. Photography: Eli...

Set in ten acres, and representative of a Taranaki Pioneer Village from 1850 to 1950, complete with village green and lake. It comprises 40+ authentic, mostly original, buildings, several being pre-1900. All are furnishe...

Four historic local buildings have been shifted onto one site for this museum - an 1896 police lockup, 1912 courthouse, a police office and a 1908 church building. The structures are conserved as near as possible in thei...

Our 3 operation steam locomotives are supplemented by several operational diesel locomotives and railcars. We specialise in hosting children's birthday parties, charters, railfans events and re-creation goods trains. ...

Changes are afoot and unfortunately this philatelic museum is not open to the public but can answer queries through the post. The collection comprises New Zealand stamp issues from 1860s, artwork for most stamp issues, s...

The New Zealand Arthropod collection is the world's foremost collection of insects and their relatives from New Zealand. It is a research collection with links to most biosystematic research institutes.

Situated in the former railway station, the Ranfurly Display Centre traces the history of the township with an extensive collection of photographs and text. A slide audio-visual Maniototo Seasons depicting the surroundin...

Our collection of 9000 items dates from the 19th century whaling days of the Waikouaiti area. Memorabilia and artefacts are displayed in an historic building, one of the oldest banks in the country that is still in use. ...

The Wainuiomata Historical Society was established in 1977 and in March 1987 the Wellington Education Board gave the use of the ‘old school’ to the Society. The Museum was opened on 30 September 1989 by Harry Martin, the...

A small Museum which holds material pertaining to the district of Ward.

A general local museum with an emphasis on showing how people lived in Papatoetoe. Material held includes - a collation of information on Local Body members, schools as they developed, the origin and meaning of street na...

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