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.

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.

How to Find Us
Prices
From $5 – $20


Location

Gate 1, 500 State Highway 14
Maunu Whangarei
New Zealand


Opening Times

10am-4pm, 7 days. Closed Xmas and Boxing day.

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