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Hillsborough, Auckland, the Auckland Region

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    A specialist art gallery and promote the arts through education with classes, seminars , workshops and exhibitions. and provide seminars & journeys also on the history of global art

    • 14-16 High Street, Otahuhu (1062), Auckland Region
    • 5-10 km from Hillsborough (1061)

    We encourage an interest in the history of the Otahuhu area and preserve items and photographs of historical importance. Our rooms contain a collection of household items, memorabilia, photos and archives relating to the history of the Otahuhu area and how its people used to live. The rooms are open 10am-12pm every Wednesday, from February to November or by appointment.

    Take a journey through the memories, perils, loss, triumph and humour of the men and women who served - and continue to serve - this country on the ocean waves. As an island nation, the sea has been crucial to New Zealand for travel, commerce, and defence. And the navy has taken a key role in this country's security and development. Take time to enjoy this unique organisation, its fascinating stories, its courage, comradeship, and commitment as it serves New Zealand now and in the future. ADMISSION ... Read more - FREE GETTING HERE - Torpedo Bay is located at the base of North Head overlooking the Waitemata Harbour, Devonport, Auckland. It is an easy 15 minute walk from Devonport Warf, and is easily accessible by public transport (Devonport ferry). Torpedo Bay is accessible for visitors with restricted mobility. VENUE HIRE - Torpedo Bay offers a range and choice of three function venues. Catering menus and cafe hire rates available also. EDUCATION PROGRAMMES AND GROUP BOOKINGS - Torpedo Bay ...

    The largest museum of its kind in New Zealand, MOTAT offers a fun, interactive, and educational experience. Explore our fascinating exhibitions telling stories of the history and development of New Zealand transport, technology and Kiwi ingenuity. MOTAT offers exciting School Holiday Experiences with a new theme and additional activities every school holidays. With lots of fun activities for kids to enjoy as well as the regular museum experience, MOTAT is a great choice for a fun day out over the ... Read more school holidays to keep the whole family entertained. Visit the original Pumphouse, wander through our historic village or ride the heritage tram to our Aviation Display Hall which houses one of the largest aviation collections in the Southern Hemisphere. Kids are well-catered for with interactive examples, hands-on technology zone plus our Tinkering Tots gallery which is designed especially for under 5’s. MOTAT has something for everyone and is known as one of Auckland’s best value attractions. ...

    Founded in 1982, the Papakura Museum has displayed many artefacts, documents, and photographs of local historic interest (Papakura, Drury, and surrounding districts) to visitors for many years, and will continue to do so in years to come. The Papakura Museum has one permanent exhibit called the Story of Papakura, showcasing what life was like in Papakura before humans arrived, right through to WWII. There is a military gallery, currently dedicated to WWI, and 4 featured exhibits throughout the ... Read more year. The Papakura Museum has education programmes alongside the exhibitions, as well as school holiday activities and other events. Free undercover parking is available on East St, with lift access to the museum on level 3. There is also a café in the foyer outside the museum entrance. Entry to Papakura Museum is FREE for everyone, but donations are always appreciated. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

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    The purpose of the Museum is to preserve the history of Helensville and Lower Kaipara. We have four buildings which house collections of items from 1862 onwards set in cottage gardens with a small hut in a bush area. The Hec Nicholls Memorial Barn houses displays of farming, fishing, and transport items. This is good place to lose the males of the family. Hedley House has been renovated and is set up as an Edwardian home. Displays include old dresses, kitchen, parlour and childrens room. The ... Read more original Helensville Courthouse was built in 1884 and is as it would have been then when Land Court Hearings took place. It also has a small Post Office with old telephones and a manual switchboard. The Helensville Schoolhouse has displays on shipping, local school's photos, kauri gum, family histories and archives. There are displays of the history of the original pioneers. We are open Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays 1.00pm to 3.30pm. Archival research is by appointment.

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    Waiuku Museum was established almost 50 years ago in the old Waiuku Fire Station. Over the years the collection has been maintained by volunteers, and this is still the case. Below is a brief summary of what is available at the museum. We have permanent displays and changing exhibitions of local history. This includes historic buildings on the Tamakae Reserve. The historic buildings include the Second Maioro School, Pollok Cottage and Hartmann House. The museum caters for school and other ... Read more groups, by prior arrangement. The museum can provide assistance with local genealogy and historic research. There are also souvenirs and books for sale. The museum is run and staffed by volunteers from the local area. We are located in the centre of Waiuku in the Tamakae Reserve, at 13 King Street, Waiuku. The museum charges a nominal entry fee of $3 per adult and $1 per child. This goes towards the up-keep and maintenance of the buildings and collection, as the museum receives limited ...

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