Mangungu Mission House

The Mission Station hosted a signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. Early furnishings and mission items are displayed.


$3.50 - $5.00


Built in 1838-9, in 1840 this Wesleyan Mission house hosted the second gathering to discuss and sign the Treaty of Waitangi. The house overlooks the Hokianga Harbour and the historic mission cemetery. It is furnished with missionary items, relics of the days when nearby Horeke was a ship building yard, and portraits of missionaries and their main protector, Patuone.

The house was moved to Onehunga in the 19th century,where it was used as a Methodist parsonage and then sold to private owners. It was returned to the Mangungu site in the 1970s, restored on behalf of the NZHPT, and opened as a museum in 1977.

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Physical address

Mangungu Mission House, Horeke, Motukiore Rd, Northland & Bay of Islands, New Zealand, Horeke, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $10.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$3.50 - $5.00
Other charges:
Free entry for members of Heritage New Zealand and affiliated heritage organisations. Please understand that surcharges may apply at times of special events.

Opening times

Business hours:
Saturday, Sunday & Monday, December - 3 June. Easter: Easter Saturday - Easter Monday, 10am - 3pm. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Nov, Dec

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