Kiwi North - Whangarei Museum, Nocturnal Kiwi House & Heritage Park

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.


$15.00 - $20.00
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Something for everyone. Visit Northland's only 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 & Riponui Pah School House. All this in a relaxed family friendly environment - see you soon.

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Physical address

Gate 1, 500 State Highway 14, Whangarei, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $15.00 - $20.00
(16 year(s) and under)
Other charges:
Kiwi North Family Pass (2 adults & 3 children) $45, Adult $20, Seniors $15, Adult Student $15, Child 5 years and over $5, Child under 5yrs FREE, 10% discount for group bookings of 10+ people, Friends of Kiwi North FREE

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
13.4 kms
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Opening times

Business hours:
10am-4pm, 7 days. Closed Xmas and Boxing day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Traditional) YES YES

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