Te Powhiri

Te Powhiri

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Te Powhiri 18 October  2019Wharekaho   Te Pōwhiri is to acknowledge & commemorate that first encounter between Ngāti Hei and European 250 years ago. Visit the Mercury250 website for more...
Tuia 250 Voyaging Flotilla

Tuia 250 Voyaging Flotilla

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Tuia 250 Voyaging Flotilla 18 -21 October  2019Wharekaho   The Tuia 250 Voyage will take the form of a flotilla of vessels – waka hourua, va’a tipaerua, heritage vessels and their crews sailing to and...
Te Mahutatanga o Takero – Mercury Rising

Te Mahutatanga o Takero – Mercury Rising

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Te Mahutatanga o Takero – Mercury Rising 1 – 12 November  2019 This year almost exactly 250 years to the day after Charles Green, an astronomer who arrived in Aotearoa on Captain Cook’s first...
A Mystery to Solve!

A Mystery to Solve!

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! A Mystery to Solve! Summer has now left us and the mornings are a lot cooler.  The Museum is now in its winter hours – so closed Monday’s (except for Queen’s Birthday) and 10am-4pm Tuesday to...