Join in for more Kauri fun at one of our upcoming events.

For a full list of planned activities and events for the year- check out our 2019 Events Calendar.

Of course, we have an action packed schedule planned for our younger visitors- check out the 2019 Family Events Calendar


The theme this year is “Revolution of Industry” and the displays and demonstrations are chosen to show how all manner of tasks and equipment has developed over time. For this day only, there is free entry to the museum, so come along and enjoy all that our hardworking team has put together for you.

Displays and demonstrations: – shoe maker, saddle maker, woodcarving, rope making, tussie mussie making, children’s games and activities, boat builder, brick making, carpenter, butter making, printing, wood turning, billy tea making, spinners, weavers, needlework, vintage cars, stationary engines and Cat 60 demonstrations. Food stall, popcorn, fire engine rides, live music, photo op spot, live models. Competitions, Environmental Forum (DOC, NZTA, NRC, Fulton Hogan etc), and much, much more!!

When: Saturday 5 October from 9:30am

Where: The Kauri Museum, 5 Church Road, Matakohe

Queries: email  or call (09) 431-7417




Next School holidays at The Kauri Museum

Monday 15 April - Friday 26 April 2019

Come and enjoy school holiday fun this upcoming term break at The Kauri Museum! Activity packs are available for purchase from the front desk.

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