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New Additions to our Museum Trust Board

New Additions to our Museum Trust Board

Busy, busy is how we would describe the Museum – lots of children visiting us and our new exhibition is starting to take shape rather rapidly.We have also had additions to our Museum Trust Board. I would like to introduce Sharon Wright & Janet Mitchell who join us...
Twelve Days – 1769

Twelve Days – 1769

It has begun!! We have started the work on our new exhibit ‘Twelve Days – 1769’ and in fact as you read this the main ‘bones’ of the exhibit is complete and now it’s the pretty design stuff to do.

New HMS Buffalo Exhibit

New HMS Buffalo Exhibit

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! 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...
When Toawaka Met Cook

When Toawaka Met Cook

We are so excited to be hosting this event this weekend!! Come in, purchase a book, get it signed and then have a look around the museum!! See you Saturday!!

Museum in a Box

Museum in a Box

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! My visit to Whenuakite Country Kids – May 2019In May, I visited Whenuakite Country Kids to present our ‘Museum in a box’ Education programme called ‘Little Ship – Big Minds’.  This...