Te Awamutu Museum is situated in Waipā district, within Waikato. A touchpoint for visitors to learn about local history, social development and bi-cultural collaborations between Māori and settlers from 1823, through amazing objects and engaging stories. Understand the reasons why British soldiers invaded the Waikato 1863, the locations, who was involved, and its impact on the Waipā communities that are still being felt today. Visit Uenuku - talisman of the Tainui people and the oldest taonga Māori object in Aotearoa New Zealand. Uenuku a highlight of Te Māori exhibition 1984 in the USA still attracts interest from local and international visitors.
Do you know about Te Ara Wai Journeys? Start your journey at the Museum.