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New Zealand’s farming community is indebted to Ernest Hayes, a farmer and flour miller who began producing and selling farm tools from his Oturehua property in Central Otago. As well as the internationally acclaimed p...

The Fort features a series of underground tunnels leading to the Armstrong disappearing Gun and magazine area where the Museum is housed. There is a focus on early Maori presence in the area (Pa) and the military involve...

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...

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...

Our collection is housed in the old Homebush brick stables building which has a Category 1 classification by the Historic Places Trust. The collection has a Rural regional basis with farming implements, old machinery, h...

Hororata Historical Society maintains the historic Cotons' Cottage and the Hororata Museum, which contain a wide range of artefacts, archives and photographs relating to the history of our district. Set on a beautiful ru...

Earthquake. Local History - Boatmans, Capleston, Cronadun, Inangahua Landing, Junction, Camp. 3 Channel Flat, New Creek, Lyell, Newton Flat, Whale Flat. White Cliffs, Berlins(Old Diggings), Tiroroa People, places an...

Invercargill Public Art Gallery is responsible for the care, collection and curation of Invercargill’s art collection. It changed its name back from Anderson Park Art Gallery to Invercargill Public Art Gallery in June 20...

Isel House is an important Historic Home set in 4ha of park, consisting a number of NZ's oldest exotic tree species, and a collection of rhododendrons. The house, b.1849, is interpreted in layers of time, and includes a...

Administered by the Kaiapoi District Historical Society and housed in Kaiapoi Historic Court House. As well as an interesting collection of objects from Kaiapoi’s yesteryears, it holds an extensive pictorial, collection ...

Kaikoura Museum is a state of the art Museum experience showcasing Kaikoura’s diverse and colourful natural, social and cultural history. Our collections take account of the geological and natural history of the district...

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...

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