Stuff Events

Powered by:

Mangawhai Settlers Museum


1 Moir St, Mangawhai


09 431 5447

Opening Hours:

  • Weekdays: 10:30am–1pm
  • Weekends: 10:30am–1pm
  • Closed on Public Holidays

River trade made the Mangawhai district important to the north ­ significant cargo of kauri gum and logs left for Auckland from this estuary. Shipbuilding began in the 1830s and continued until the 1900s. Other industries of various kinds then developed to support gum diggers, loggers and later, farmers.

The river was a busy highway until the rail reached nearby Kaiwaka around 1913. This collection comprises artefacts gifted from the folk who lived locally during these times. Items from Maori settlement also feature.

Related Popular Events 

Special offers

How to get your Event listed

To have your Event appear on Stuff Events, go to who supply the event listings for this site.

Click here to add your Event now!
Powered by: