Exhibitions and Events

HOW TO FIND US

 

 

MILITARY GALLERY - NOW OPEN

 

NEW EXHIBITION

AS WE SAW IT: Letters to and from the Front, WWI

Featuring a collection of postcards, letters, diaries, and official war correspondence written to and from New Zealand and the military camps, leave destinations, hospitals and battle fields of the First World War.

Letters from the front relay the experiences of local soldiers who left New Zealand's shores on what they thougfht would be a great adventure.

Letters from home tell the stories of the families and loved ones they left behind.

Photographs and personal memorabilia accompany the letters.


  Postcard: Albert Brown Collection

 

'Fallen Soldiers' Project and Competition


Artwork now on display in the new Military Gallery

For more information please refer to Schools tab

 

 

NOW ON

 

'Thirteen Ships' - The Waikato Immigration Scheme 1864-1865

 

During the eight months from October 1864 to June 1865, around 4,000 immigrants arrived at Auckland having been tempted by the offer of free land. The majority settled in the wider Papakura and Franklin District.

AVAILABLE FROM THE MUSEUM:

POSTCARDS

The Museum has produced a set of four
quality postcards featuring scenes from Papakura's past.

$4.00 per set.

These can be purchased via our
reception desk.

 

 

Publications

Over the years several well researched and well written books  covering the history of Papakura have been published.

Others have focused on churches, schools, sports clubs, and societies and been published in connection with centenaries or other milestones.

Please click here [link coming soon] for details on availability and our current specials.


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WHERE TO FIND US

Pedestrian Access
209 Great South Road

Free Undercover Parking - two levels
28 East Street

 

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:30pm
Saturday 10:00am to 1:00pm
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Entry is free; donations are always appreciated

Chldren under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Please do not bring food or drink into the Museum
Photography is allowed; NO flash please

 

CONTACT US

Phone: 09 298 2003
Press:0/Recepton; 1/Manager; 2/Research Room; 3/Education

Email:
manager@papakuramuseum.org.nz
historian@papakuramuserum.org.nz
education@papakuramuseum.org.nz
archives@papakuramuseum.org.nz
research@papakuramuseum.org.nz

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