Okains Bay Maori and Colonial Museum, Christchurch

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  • We were on our way back from Akaroa to Christchurch and decided to take a Side trip to see Okains Bay. It was a nice 5 mile drive over an impressive mountain down to the little village. The museum had...  more »
  • You will be greatly rewarded for taking the steep winding road to Okains Bay by visiting this wonderful museum of buildings, artifacts, historical information and displays. A must see if you are in th...  more »
  • This is out of the way, remote and beautiful Okains Bay with an amazing museum that really has a world class collection. It is a gem and way off the beaten path.  more »
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  • I visited this wonderful museum with 3 other friends in late January 2017. The displays of the many artifacts were quite amazing bringing our early history to life. The waaka on display in the special shelter were of the highest design and so well maintained. I have nothing but praise and admiration for this group who have brought together so much of our past and who care for it with so much love and passion. Living in Tauranga where we have no museum but many relics locked away in an Archives building where they cannot be seen puts my city to shame. Well done to all those who maintain this excellent museum at Okains Bay.
  • Great little museum. Amazing collection of local Maori artefacts.
  • Waitangi Day hosted by the Museum was quite good.
  • Local history museum
  • Has many stories from real people from the Maori and colonial history.