Our Museum:

*is housed in the restored 1918 BNZ building on Main Street

*researches the history of Otaki and the surrounding district

*collects objects, stories, and images of interest

* has an extensive photographic collection and many early copies of the town's newspaper, the Otaki Mail

* holds archival material relating to the town, including records from Otaki School and the Otaki Borough Council

* records and collects oral history interviews

* tells Otaki's stories through a changing exhibition programme

* is digitising its collections.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Competition results

A big thank you to all who entered our photo competition. The challenge was to capture the spirit of Otaki and lots of wonderful were images submitted.

Winner: Frank Thorne "Eels at Raukawa Marae"
Runner up: Michelle Baker "Margaret Long and Aunty Hira at Otaki Women's Health Centre"
Runner up: Hemaima McMeekin "Kids and their Catch"

All photographs are now on display and summer visitors have the opportunity to vote for the "Peoples Choice" Award.
If you have a great photo of Otaki that you would like to share, bring it in!

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