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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...
May 2019 Overview

May 2019 Overview

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! Wow, the roadworks are nearly complete outside the Museum and our new driveway entrance is looking fab.  Thanks to Lissa and the Dempsey Wood team – you have made this process so easy! Inside...
Te Powhiri

Te Powhiri

8 October 2019
Wharekaho
Te Pōwhiri is to acknowledge & commemorate that first encounter between Ngāti Hei and European 250 years ago. Visit the Mercury250 website for more information on Tuia

Tuia 250 Voyaging Flotilla

Tuia 250 Voyaging Flotilla

18 -21 October 2019
Wharekaho
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 engaging communities