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We here, at the Maori and Colonial Museum would like to Wish Everybody a Safe and Merry christmas. If you would like the most up to date news on the Okains Bay Maori and Colonial Museum, please go to our … Continue reading

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This Town TVNZ

It has been over a month since our special Museum in Okains Bay aired on TV One, This Town, Episode 6. We have had many people ring us and come visit the Museum as a result. We would like to … Continue reading

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Waitangi Day Celebrations February 6th 2015

Things are well under way now in preparation for our Annual Waitangi Day Celebrations on February 6th 2015. Our program for the days events will be posted shortly, and am looking forward to sharing our 40th year of operation with … Continue reading

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Custodian Position

It is with great sadness I have to inform everyone that I will be leaving the Museum and Okains Bay. We are moving back to Christchurch at the end of this school term. This has left a position for a … Continue reading

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A touch of Paradise!

the weather has warmed slightly and it seems the sun is trying very hard to chase away our winter blues. The daffodils are starting to appear all over the Bay as are the wee lambs and calves. There is new … Continue reading

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Come and live in beautiful Okains Bay.

This maybe of interest to some family: There are two family homes up for rent in Okains Bay. Details: House 1. Two stories. 3 bedrooms with log fire and wet back, Open plan kitchen and dinning, separate lounge. Garage, chook … Continue reading

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Alister Fraser came to the Museum on the 19th of July 2014 to play and record our Taonga Puroro (traditional Maori musical instruments). They sounded amazing!! To thank us for allowing him to play these artifacts and to aid in … Continue reading

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