“Digitising the collection offers the opportunity for more people to engage with it”
An interesting place for visitors of all ages to explore some of the more robust objects from the collection. You may even see some dinosaurs!
Education facilitator Kerrin Carr chats to children at Te Awamutu’s Flourish Early Learning about the hīnaki (eel trap) they made.
Front Porch Gallery
Small displays based on social history of the Waipā district, te taiao the environment, and special interest highlights!
Explore the digital collection of archives, artefacts, taonga Māori, taxidermy and more…
Tui & Tama Monthly Activities
This month is all about the amazing Kōura freshwater crayfish. Join us to learn, create, make and take home some great activities.
Free Kids Club
The Tui & Tama Kids Club is a free membership that has lots of great events and activities for ages up to 12yrs.
Tui & Tama’s Waipā Journey
The great kids adventure activating learning out and about in the Waipā district.
Enriching Local Curriculum
Amidst the countryside are stories of resilience, resistance and remembrance, an intriguing part of our local history unfolds.
The collection has over 18,000 objects now online!
Utilise Ancestry Library Edition for your family history research.
FREE Digitising Service
Digitise your valuable archives – photos, slides, diaries and more…
Utilise our databases of archives and collection for your own research.
One of our most significant stories is about the Queen Victoria Lithograph and how it came to the Waipā!