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The Elms, Tauranga
(4.6/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web)
Step into the past with a visit to The Elms, Tauranga's historic former Mission Station, founded in 1835. Set in beautiful historic gardens (open to the public every day, all year round) the Mission House, completed in 1847, is New Zealand's finest late Georgian home and has this country's oldest free standing library.
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TripAdvisor
  • good local history. beautiful gardens and an idea place to take a picnic. historic buildings and if you have time do the tour, its very good. 
  • The Elms Mission in Tauranga is a must visit place-it gives you a chance to 'look back in time' to how someone sometime lived. Beautiful house, & lovely gardens 
  • Even though we went in there closer to closing time on Sunday, the staff were very helpful, gave us the full tour information and allowed us time even though it was getting to closing up time for them...  more »
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  • Great place for a wedding. It's convenient because it's in the city but it's quiet. Lovely grounds.
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