Tairāwhiti Museum

Tairāwhiti Museum is the major public institution for arts, culture and heritage activities for the Tairāwhiti region.

Their mission is to be a waharoa (gateway) and resource for our communities and to stimulate appreciation, understanding, enjoyment, and involvement in the arts, culture and heritage of Tair?whiti.

Primary activities include:

Delivering exhibitions, education programmes and events
Developing and providing care and access to Tairawhiti’s arts and heritage collections.
Providing research services and supporting scholarship and research about the Tairawhiti region.

Their vision is to make Tairawhiti a better place to live and to visit by contributing to the development of positive community identity, advancing community well-being and contributing to a sustainable local economy. Our activities extend beyond the walls of the museum across the region from Wairoa to Hicks Bay.

The museum aims to exercise leadership in the sector, to innovate, and to become an integral part of the community through building strong and enduring relationships with community groups and supporting and collaborating with each other in the pursuit of shared aims. (Tairawhiti Museum)

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