The Back Porch Gallery has transitioned into our Education & Research Centre. We have the opportunity to widen the scope of this space including a local environmental theme providing insights into local, national and international environmental themes. To find out what we currently have on show check out our Facebook or call in to the Museum at 55 Rickit Road, Te Awamutu. This space is always changing with new, vibrant and meaningful displays, so it’s always good to check up on what’s happening on the Back Porch!

Pekapeka in Aotearoa New Zealand

Did you know? Aotearoa New Zealand has two living species of endemic bats, found here in Aotearoa. The short-tailed pekapeka ...
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To The Dogs

A celebration of the working dog! A celebration of man's best friend and the work they do in our community ...
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We Love Eels

We Love Eels! An amazing display of our favourite river omnivore - the long fin eel. See why we think ...
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Pirongia Te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society This month we highlight the amazing work the restoration society undertakes with Kōkako ...
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