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Founded on a collection donated by Dr T M Hocken in 1910 and entrusted to the University of Otago for the people of New Zealand, Hocken Collections is a library, archive and art museum. Its collections focus on the histo...

Welcome to one of the world’s best Museums! Discover the richness and vibrancy of the southern region through outstanding collections covering culture, nature and science. Whether you have an hour to spare or a day...

Large Modern Museum with a huge range of artefacts and displays of local history.

THE HUIA SETTLERS MUSEUM was opened in 1984 and is owned and operated by the local community. This museum, in a scenic location, features primarily the settler farming history of Huia, Cornwallis, Parau, Laingholm, Whati...

Small Museum representing Moriori, Maori and European History on the Chatham Islands.

Trace the history of Mangonui as a whaling port at this privately-owned museum. You will also be visiting the site of a Maori pa, which was occupied when the first American whale ship visited in 1792. Excavations of the ...

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...

Experience Taupo's interesting natural and human history. View NZ art (exhibition and sale). Enjoy the tranquil Ora Garden of Wellbeing, a living exhibit said to capture the essence of the central North Island.

The Karamea Centennial Museum is a typical small rural museum, which holds an absorbing collection of photographs and exhibits on sawmilling, dairying, gold mining, flax milling and shipping.  We have easily accessible d...

The social history of this farming community is illustrated through an eclectic collection and the recreation of scenes from the past. One of our most interesting objects is a unique submarine named Platypus, designed...

A main Museum building, a pioneer cottage and a barn.

Eastland's Museum and Art Gallery. A splendid variety of galleries uniquely display the region's history, art and taonga Mäori. Maritime/Star of Canada Bridgehouse, historic 1870s Wyllie Cottage, giftshop and cafe.

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