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Search Sights & activities

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The museum holds documents, photographs and other items of interest that tell the stories of Paekakariki.

  • Watch the model train run around the roof top layout.
  • Learn the story of the Station Bell that went to war.
  • Examine three different railway velocipedes that are on display.
  • Read about local iwi Ngati Haumia and tribal warrior Te Rauparaha.
  • Lest we forget - Research local men’s war records in easily accessed clear folders.
  • Observe how cooking was prepared in most houses of the early 19th century.
  • Listen to stories from people who witnessed the 15,000 odd marines that were in 3 camps in the Paekakariki area during WW11 – 1942-44