Christchurch and Canterbury Sights

Okains Bay Māori and Colonial Museum

  • 1146 Okains Bay Rd. Map It
  • Okains Bay

Updated 02/26/2014

Fodor's Review

This collection of buildings contains 20,000 Māori and 19th-century colonial artifacts, including waka (canoes) used in Waitangi Day celebrations and displays such as a smithy and print shop. There are also a wharenui (Māori meetinghouse), colonial homes, including a totara slab cottage, and a saddlery and harness shop. If you happen to be in the area on Waitangi day (6 Feb) New Zealand's national day, the museum marks it in style.

Sight Information

Address:

1146 Okains Bay Rd., Okains Bay, Canterbury, 7583, New Zealand

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Phone:

03-304–8611

Sight Details:

  • $NZ10
  • Daily 10–5

Updated 02/26/2014

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