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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...

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 ...

The Kowai Archives is housed in the former Kowai County Council building at Balcairn, on Highway 72 halfway between Sefton and Amberley. The 1922 District Peace Memorial building has an Historic Places Trust classifi...

Liffey Cottage, built in 1875, now stands on land donated for the first library (now Pioneer Hall) and moved to Gerald Street in 1900. The Cottage has been restored and furnished as a working man's cottage to a period no...

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...

Dating from the 1840s, these are the oldest surviving farm buildings in New Zealand. They include a stable, storehouse, granary, schoolhouse and privy, built for well-known whaler and trader Johnny Jones. He bought a wha...

National repository for the records of the Methodist Church of New Zealand, including manuscripts and archives, publications, newspapers, architectural drawings, photographs and oral history recordings.

World class collection of Ornamental Turning Lathes, Tools, and craft work.

The National Scout Museum is in the Conference Wing of the building complex at the "Blue Skies" Conference and Training Centre in Kaiapoi - North Canterbury. It has a permanent display detailing the history of Scouting...

An extensive range of New Zealand Social History set out in 9,000 sq ft of buildings.

The NZ Snowsports Collection is the only one of its kind in the country. The official repository for the NZSC, our Collection began in 2005 and has been building steadily ever since. In February 2011 the Collection was ...

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