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DEC 2018 OVERVIEW
Goodbye 2018 and welcome 2019!!
I thought we should have a look back at 2018 – a year in review!
- Number of Visitors – 6,337 (January to December 2018) 736 from Mercury Bay and wider Coromandel, 3,565 from New Zealand and 2,036 from the World.
- New Exhibits – 5 – pictured below is our new exhibit ‘A Coastal Port’
- Visiting Groups – 9
- New Volunteers – 7
- Volunteer Hours – 1,830 (Front of House, Collection & Handyman)
- Items Catalogued – 514 over 1,021 hours
We are looking forward to a very busy summer. We will be at the Cooks Beach Gala and the Seaside Carnival – so look out for our Pop-Up Museum. We are also planning a Night @ The Museum for mid-January, check out our Website and Facebook events page.
If your New Year’s resolution is to give back to your community and you have a passion for history, come in and have a chat. We are always looking for new volunteers.
Have a safe summer and see you all soon!!
Becs Cox – Manager
Article first published in The Informer
The Mercury Bay Museum in Whitianga has recently unveiled a new HMS Buffalo exhibit. Work on the exhibit began in February this year and was completed at the end of June. “Myself and my volunteer team have been working hard over the last few months to put together the...
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