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Katikati Heritage Museum

One km south of Katikati, this museum that looks like a big red barn, provides an intriguing glimpse into the town’s history as the only planned Ulster Irish settlement in the world. Displays include New Zealand’s largest bottle collection and moa bones.  There’s a...

The Cargo Shed

Location: Dive Crescent, Waterfront Opening Hours: 10am to 4pm. Weekends only during Winter, and 7 days during Summer The Cargo Shed is Tauranga’s waterfront art and craft market – housed in rather picturesque old wharf sheds. Local artists and organisations sell...

Tauranga Art Gallery

Location: Corner of Wharf & Willow Streets Opening Hours: 10am – 4pm, 7 days except Xmas. Free Entry. Tauranga has a cultural heart – the $8 million Tauranga Art Gallery – that opened in October 2007 in a revamped bank building downtown. The...