Kiwi North - Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park

Arts, Culture & Heritage, Heritage Attractions in Whangarei City

Explore Northland’s unique natural history with us. See live kiwi, tuatara & gecko. Taonga Maori from Te Tai Tokerau / Northland. Early settler collections at Whangarei Museum. Clarke Homestead and Heritage Park. Exhibitions & events

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Something for everyone!

Visit the nocturnal Kiwi House & see the resident kiwi foraging for food as they would in the wild. Learn about Kiwi conservation, spot our native gecko and tuatara.

The Whangarei Museum is home to nationally significant Taonga (Maori treasure), early settler displays and changing exhibitions.

The Clarke Homestead, built in 1886 & lived in by the Clarke family until the 1980’s, is a museum in itself, displaying the family’s treasures through the generations.

Other heritage buildings on site include the first Women’s Jail, Jane Mander’s Study, Oruaiti Chapel (made from a single Kauri log & believed to be New Zealand’s smallest church) & Riponui Pah School House.

Relaxed, family friendly environment - see you soon!

Physical Address

Gate 1, 500 State Highway 14,
Maunu, Whangarei, Northland
New Zealand

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Opening times
Business hours: 10am-4pm, 7 days. Closed Xmas and Boxing day.
Months of operation: All year round
Additional Information
Proximity to airport: 13.4 kms
Proximity to town: 5.4kms
Proximity to coach/bus: 5.2kms
Parking: Onsite plentiful free parking
Price Range
Adult $5 to $20
Other Charges Family 45.00 - 2 adults-and up to 3 children Senior citizens 15.00 Children 5yrs and over 5.00 Children under 5yrs FREE

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