PAPAKURA MUSEUM is proud to be supported
by the Papakura Local Board.
FROM THE RUGBY FIELD TO THE BATTLEFIELD
JUNE & JULY 2017
An interactive, multimedia-based exhibition that explores the impact that the harsh reality of World War One had on our national game and the men who represented our country on both fields.
If you live out of town...
Papakura is a suburb on the southern side of Auckland, reachable by train (50 minutes), or a short drive from the motorway (approx.. 45 minute drive from the city and good place to stop enroute to Hamilton and beyond) with plenty of free parking in and around the town. There are a number of pubs and cafes in the town as well as a small community art gallery and public facilities.
FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH
AVAILABLE FROM THE MUSEUM:
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
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.
Visit the Papakura Museum to view our range of publications. All publications are available to purchase from our reception desk.