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Exhibition at the Akaroa Museum

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Akaroa Museum has 2 exhibitions:Painted and Carved - the art of J. H. Menzies is an exhibition about John Henry Menzies, a local artist and farmer with a deep interest in Maori patterns. Menzies collected Maori patterns and applied them to features in his houses at Menzies Bay and on furniture. The beautiful St Luke's church at Little Akaloa, consecrated in 1906, is the work of Menzies.  Painted and Carved can be viewed at Akaroa Museum until April 2017. 
The second exhibition starts on Saturday 15 October. Called 'Ngā Taenga mai'-  Arrivals. It covers the early inhabitants of Horomaka Banks Peninsula; Ngāi Tahu, the French Naval presence, Pākehā whalers and French, German and English settlers.

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Ngā Taenga mai  Arrivals, a new exhibition at Akaroa Museum, focuses on a 30 year period of Banks Peninsula history when the region underwent intense change.
From the 1830s to the 1850s, a 700-800 year continuum of Ngāi Tahu occupation was broken by new arrivals. The simultaneous histories of whaling, the failed French colony, naval occupation, the arrival of Pākeha settlers and the struggle by Ngāi Tahu to get a fair deal for their land are explored in the new exhibition. 

Facebook Page HERE.

Open:
The Museum is open 7 days a week. 10.30am until 4.30 pm. Entrance is FREE. 

Reopening-The Court House:
We are creating a small theatre in the main court room, where we'll be able to screen our video "Akaroa - The Long Harbour". With a seating capacity of, we know that our summer visitors will enjoy it. 

The return of "The Long Harbour" DVD:
A small theatre has been created in the main court room, where visitors will once again have access to this excellent summary of Akaroa and the Peninsula's history.

LocationRue Lavaud, Akaroa

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Phone03 304 1013

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Akaroa Museum has 2 exhibitions:Painted and Carved - the art of J. H. Menzies is an exhibition about John Henry Menzies, a local artist and farmer with a deep interest in Maori patterns. Menzies collected Maori patterns and applied them to features in his houses at Menzies Bay and on furniture. The beautiful St Luke's church at Little Akaloa, consecrated in 1906, is the work of Menzies.  Painted and Carved can be viewed at Akaroa Museum until April 2017. 
The second exhibition starts on Saturday 15 October. Called 'Ngā Taenga mai'-  Arrivals. It covers the early inhabitants of Horomaka Banks Peninsula; Ngāi Tahu, the French Naval presence, Pākehā whalers and French, German and English settlers.

Phone: 
03 304 1013
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Ngā Taenga mai  Arrivals, a new exhibition at Akaroa Museum, focuses on a 30 year period of Banks Peninsula history when the region underwent intense change.
From the 1830s to the 1850s, a 700-800 year continuum of Ngāi Tahu occupation was broken by new arrivals. The simultaneous histories of whaling, the failed French colony, naval occupation, the arrival of Pākeha settlers and the struggle by Ngāi Tahu to get a fair deal for their land are explored in the new exhibition. 

Facebook Page HERE.

Open:
The Museum is open 7 days a week. 10.30am until 4.30 pm. Entrance is FREE. 

Reopening-The Court House:
We are creating a small theatre in the main court room, where we'll be able to screen our video "Akaroa - The Long Harbour". With a seating capacity of, we know that our summer visitors will enjoy it. 

The return of "The Long Harbour" DVD:
A small theatre has been created in the main court room, where visitors will once again have access to this excellent summary of Akaroa and the Peninsula's history.

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