We are pleased to exhibit a selection of NZ military art from the Collection of Greg Moyle. The 27 pieces include works by more than fifteen artists, covering both World Wars as well as later conflicts.
This is a "must see" exhibition and a tribute to the New Zealanders who have served, and continue to serve, in our army,navy and airforce.
What dangers did he face during the voyage to New Zealand?
Did he survive?
Visit the museum and pick up the reading activity sheet to find out...
Runs from 18 April - 30 April during museum opening hours.
No charge and no booking required.
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
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.
Please click here [link coming soon] for details on availability and our current specials.