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A detailed history of the 9th oldest ship in the world - the Edwin Fox. A large collection of artefacts from on board the ship was found whilst cleaning between the frames. The Maritime Centre is located a 100 metres fr...

The collection at Founders Heritage Park is broadly defined as being mainly agricultural, industrial, commercial and transport-based objects, along with a small collection of related ephemera. The collection forms the P...

Rich in human history, the story of this area began with the arrival of the ancestors of today's Māori people. Hunting the southern right whale, Europeans arrived over 600 years later. Today this house, along with the st...

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...

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...

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...

Home of the Hokianga Historical Society, the museum houses a collection of photographs, documents and taonga from the early 19th century pertaining to the people and places of Hokianga.

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 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 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...

The museum occupies part of the old waterfront offices of the former Kawhia County Council. It specialises in photographs and publications of old Kawhia, carvings of Tainui origin and Jurassic fossils from the district. ...

The Timeball Station is set dramatically on the Lyttelton hills where it can be seen from any point in the inner and outer harbour. The castle-like structure was built in 1876 especially to house the time-ball, which was...

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