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.