Museums, Galleries & History

Dargaville Museum

With magnificent views over Dargaville and the historic Northern Wairoa River, this Museum tells the stories of the Kauri Coast through outstanding displays that will interest the whole family. … Read more

Moirai Studio/Gallery

Local artists, Diane Yanakopulos and Seabourne Rust, warmly welcome you to visit their home studio in ‘Tane’s Garden’ on the northern edge of the magical Waipoua Kauri Forest. … Read more

The Hokianga Bonecarver

Jim Taranaki is a Maori artisan living his dream who welcomes you to his home overlooking the breathtaking Hokianga Harbour to learn the Maori craft of bone carving and create your own special piece … Read more

The Kauri Museum

The Award Winning Kauri Museum at Matakohe is one of New Zealands foremost theme museums, located just 90 minutes north of Auckland on the Kauri Coast and en-route to the ancient Kauri trees of the … Read more

The Kumara Box

For great family fun check out Ernie’s live Kumara Show! … Read more

The Labyrinth

If puzzles are your thing then step into the world of Louis ‘the giant’ and then explore the surrounding bush, giant kauris and waterfall walk … Read more

Wairere Boulders

Enjoy an easy stroll between, under and over basalt ¬†boulders on an enchanting and mysterious path along the Wairere River over 24 bridges, ramps and stairs to a viewing platform overlooking the Wairere Valley. … Read more