Discover Māori, Dutch and pioneering history, in a beautiful setting. This is a place for the whole family. Two playful and interactive museums, a gallery and exhibitions let you reflect on your own heritage and family roots. A library and heritage space offer time for quiet reflection.
Explore stories that reflect the beauty of our diverse nation. Different strands of culture and language are woven together here – into one homely, exceptional place.
Come and experience world-class, in a small town. Its smart looks and impressive story-telling, have won Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom a number of top ‘excellence’ museum and architecture awards.
Explore stories that reflect the multi-cultural beauty of our diverse nation. Climb the flour-grinding Dutch windmill De Molen. Meet our resident master carver in the Whare Manaaki. Or ask the local historian to start up the roaring machine in the Flax Stripper Museum.
This beautiful heritage park offers plenty of interactive experiences to enjoy. A family can easily spend the day here, if you include lunch at a Dutch-themed café or a walk through the historic town with its boutique shops.
On Sundays you can take a ride in the Horse Drawn Tram, pulled by two mighty Clydesdales.