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The Art of War

 

THE ART OF WAR
From 18 March

We are pleased to exhibit a selection of NZ military art  from the Collection of Greg Moyle. The 27 pieces include  works by more than fifteen artists, covering both World Wars as well as later conflicts.

This is a "must see" exhibition and a tribute to the New Zealanders who have served, and continue to serve, in our army,navy and airforce.
 

 

 

School Holiday Activity

The Tale of George Grover.


Free School Holiday Activity

Who was George Grover?

What dangers did he face during the voyage to New Zealand?

Did he survive?

                

Visit the museum and pick up the reading activity sheet  to find out...

Runs from 18 April - 30 April during museum opening hours.
No charge and no booking required.

 

WWI EXHIBITION

AS WE SAW IT: Letters to and from the Front, WWI

Featuring a collection of postcards, letters, diaries, and official war correspondence written to and from New Zealand and the military camps, leave destinations, hospitals and battle fields of the First World War.

Letters from the front relay the experiences of local soldiers who left New Zealand's shores on what they thougfht would be a great adventure.

Letters from home tell the stories of the families and loved ones they left behind.

Photographs and personal memorabilia accompany the letters.


  Postcard: Albert Brown Collection

 

AVAILABLE FROM THE MUSEUM:

POSTCARDS

The Museum has produced a set of four
quality postcards featuring scenes from Papakura's past.

$4.00 per set.

These can be purchased via our
reception desk.

 

 

Publications

Over the years several well researched and well written books  covering the history of Papakura have been published.

Others have focused on churches, schools, sports clubs, and societies and been published in connection with centenaries or other milestones.

Please click here [link coming soon] for details on availability and our current specials.


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WHERE TO FIND US

Pedestrian Access
209 Great South Road

Free Undercover Parking - two levels
28 East Street

 

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:30pm
Late Night Wednesday 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 3:00pm
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Entry is free; donations are always appreciated

Chldren under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Please do not bring food or drink into the Museum
Photography is allowed; NO flash please

 

CONTACT US

Phone: 09 298 2003
Press:0/Recepton; 1/Manager; 2/Research Room; 3/Education

Email:
manager@papakuramuseum.org.nz
historian@papakuramuseum.org.nz
education@papakuramuseum.org.nz
archives@papakuramuseum.org.nz
research@papakuramuseum.org.nz

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WHERE TO FIND US

Pedestrian Access
209 Great South Road

Free Undercover Parking - two levels
28 East Street

 

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:30pm
Late Night Wednesday 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 3:00pm
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays

Entry is free; donations are always appreciated

Chldren under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
Please do not bring food or drink into the Museum
Photography is allowed; NO flash please

 

CONTACT US

Phone: 09 298 2003
Press:0/Recepton; 1/Manager; 2/Research Room; 3/Education

Email:
manager@papakuramuseum.org.nz
historian@papakuramuseum.org.nz
education@papakuramuseum.org.nz
archives@papakuramuseum.org.nz
research@papakuramuseum.org.nz

Follow PAPAKURA MUSEUM on FACEBOOK

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