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.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Opening of Te Whakanikoniko Exhibition

Awesome exhibition opening for Te Whakanikoniko - an exhibition of artworks by Te Wananga o Raukawa students and tutors. This town's full of talent! Exhibition on 15 October - 6 November, 2010. Don't miss it!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Latest Exhibition - Te Whakanikoniko

The second part of our “Showcase of Otaki Artists” is an exhibition of Toi Whakarākai artworks by Te Wānanga o Raukawa students and tutors. This is open until 6 November – make sure you see the lovely weaving, carving and other creations. It will be followed by part three, an exhibition of paintings by Otaki’s Ernest Papps, inspired by New Zealand’s awesome landscape. This will run from 13-23 November.