The Elms Mission House and free-standing library are Tauranga’s best known and most significant historic buildings. A plain white two-storey building with shuttered windows, set among magnificent trees, The Elms was built for Church Missionary Society Reverend Alfred Brown at the Te Papa Mission Station. (See ‘Top 16 Things to Do’ for more information)
Open Hours: 9am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Mission Street, Tauranga. (07) 577 9772. www.theelms.org.nz