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News from the AGM (25 June):   New Board appointed: Congratulations to the Board members elected at our AGM last Sunday: Clive Bird, Dave Myall, Geoff Rennison, Noel Baigent, Pat Ballard, Robin Manson.  It’s a good mix of experience and new … Continue reading

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Heritage Trip, 11 February

Waitui Goldfields Trip, Saturday 11 February Our organised visit to the former Waitui goldfields in Upper Takaka on a perfect day was a huge success, with 45 adults and several children participating. They heard from Blue Horton, whose grandparents worked … Continue reading

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Latest newsletter, January 2017

   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Abel Tasman 374 at the Museum, 18 December 2016 ——————————– Farewell Spit-Onetahua Exhibition  (Summer 2016/17) Farewell Spit-Onetahua is a magnet for birds and visitors to Golden Bay/Mohua — so come and learn more about this unique landform and … Continue reading

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Read our latest Newsletter

Just published — our September Newsletter CLICK HERE to read it

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Our whalery — Is happening!

Friday 2 September–Amazing progress after just 4 weeks: Topped off with roofing iron … and the colour matches!  The new, easier ramp is begun. So Spring is looking good as our new frontage becomes reality. We’ve had to commit to … Continue reading

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Winner! Ray White Colouring-in & Story Competition

Thanks, Billy Kerrisk and your team for running the colouring-in and story-telling competition for local primary school students — it was such fun reading and looking at them all.  And we were thrilled to receive over $100 towards our whalery … Continue reading

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Museum Board News

At the AGM on 26 June, members of the museum society re-appointed seven Board members and appointed one new member. The 8 Board members for the 2016/17 year are:  Clive Bird, Geoff Rennison, Jenny Treloar, Leigh Gamby, Pat Ballard, Penny … Continue reading

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Hot News — Whalery Getting Underway!

Whalery Contract:  We’re really excited that a contract to start work has been signed with Steve Chamberlain, a local builder. Our council (which owns the building) will be the project manager and we’re expecting to have it all ready by … Continue reading

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Our Whalery donation box is still open!

Yes, you can still donate to our Whalery project through Give-a-Little! Our whalery  “cause” page closed on 30 April, but we still need to raise $5,000 to cover the building costs. So, all donations to our general page (unless you … Continue reading

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Our Whalery … is an “Opportunity”!

Our Whalery project is listed in the just-published 2016 Nelson Bays Community Foundation “Beacon of Opportunities” listing. We really appreciate the support of NBCF in increasing awareness of our project, especially as we’re the first one listed (and we’ve always … Continue reading

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