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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 ...

This museum is not as much an antique collection as it is a collection that reflects Archibald Claphams love of the clocks and his fondness for the quirky. The atmosphere and sound effects in this museum are not to be m...

Clendon House, unpretentious in design, displays the dignity of a house suited to Captain James Reddy Clendon's high public position. The house – completed in 1869 – is rectangular, with a high pitched roof and centra...

The Dargaville Museum Te Whare Taonga o Tunatahi is a Maori, Maritime and Pioneers Museum. It is situated in Harding Park Pou Tu Te Rangi overlooking the town with magnificent views of Dargaville and surrounds including...

See glass made with uranium glow under ultra-violet lights, recognise pieces your parents used to have, and find out the value of the pieces you have at home. This museum and gallery have an extensive display of coll...

The personal lives of miners and their families and the long arm of the law are key features of this museum. One of the Museum's four buildings, once the Old Town Board Office, has a collection of mining, dairy company a...

Presents the history of the Hokianga Harbour and its settlements and people largely through photographs and prints, maps and documents.

The Jack Morgan Museum is being constructed adjacent to the historic hotel at Hukerenui approximately 30km north of Whangarei on State Highway 1. The museum will house the collection of local identity Jack Morgan. Thi...

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...

Kemp House is New Zealand’s oldest building and first substantial European home. Built amidst turbulence and war, under the protection of Hongi Hika of nearby Kororipo Pa, its simple tranquil presence belies the struggle...

An indoor/outdoor museum of natural and human history, taonga Māori, live flora and fauna, historic buildings. Set on a sub tropical bush-clad 25 hectare park including a nocturnal Kiwi house, 1886 "Glorat" the Clarke fa...

River trade made the Mangawhai district important to the north, ­ significant cargo of kauri gum and logs left for Auckland from this estuary. Shipbuilding began in the 1830s and continued until the 1900s. Other industri...

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