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...
Night @ The Museum – A History Mystery

Night @ The Museum – A History Mystery

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Night @ The Museum – A History Mystery 23 October 2020 Join us for a fun night in the Museum! Bring a torch to explore the dark corners of the museum and get ready to solve the mystery! Everyone...
MYSTERY OBJECT FOR FEBRUARY

MYSTERY OBJECT FOR FEBRUARY

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! MYSTERY OBJECT FOR FEBRUARY Delusion Mouse Trap – 1877 The Delusion Mouse Trap was designed by an American named John Morris.  He redesigned his first version of his trap and filed for a patent...
Latest update from the Mercury 250 Trust

Latest update from the Mercury 250 Trust

Our Blog Come Behind the Scenes – a weekly insight into the Museum world! Latest update from the Mercury 250 Trust From the Mercury250 Trust Te Whanganui o Hei: “What a start to 2019 it’s been with the bright bloom of the pohutukawa giving way to the...