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Russell Museum tells the story of the Russell township, recording the earliest years of Mäori/European contact, including a 1:5 scale model of Cook's Endeavour. There are also artefacts relating to Russell's 100 years as...

The Hokitika Museum is a regional museum located in the heart of Westland and housed in the historic Carnegie Building. What began in 1869, in the new Town Hall, as the “Museum Room” grew into the West Coast’s largest mu...

The Te Ahu Heritage Museum in Kaitaia holds a remarkable collection. Its purpose is to illuminate the stories and histories of the very Far North district [Te Hiku o te Ika] of New Zealand. Treasures among the pre-Euro...

The Awarua Communications Museum holds items primarily relating to the former Awarua Radio VLB/ZLB station that used to stand on the site the museum and archive is on today. We hold items used on the station itself, and ...

Museum comprises 4 main buildings - old Schoolhouse - original headmaster's home. Contains photos of milling and timber, old Helensville, shipping and Kaipara Harbour. Small kitchen facility and 'shop' selling books on...

Our collections began with those of the former Takaka Museum, owned by Margaret Wilson QSM, long-time resident of Golden Bay/Mohua. In 1985 a group of local people agreed to purchase her collection, raising $75000 over s...

The Dargaville Museum Te Whare Taonga o Tunatahi is a Maori, Maritime and Pioneer Museum, situated in Harding Park Pou Tu Te Rangi, overlooking Dargaville with magnificent views of the surrounding district including tha...

The Museum is housed in the old Saint Enochs Church which had it's centenary in 2013. The collection began with photographs only and expanded to include memorabilia of the area. There are many display boards of old pho...

Wellington is a vibrant capital city which offers visitors and residents alike an exciting mix of arts, cultural and heritage attractions. For more than a decade, the Wellington Museums Trust has been a key mover on the ...

A visit to Stewart Island isn't complete without a browse through the Rakiura Museum. Established and run by volunteers, the museum houses an extensive collection of items and photographs of Stewart Island's early histor...

The Cook display, in the full sized copy of the great cabin of HMB Endeavour depicts Cook in full dress uniform, Joseph Banks, botanist and a cabin boy. The intricate carving on the stern is copied from the replica Ende...

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