• Have your say on the future exhibitions at Rotorua Museum

    Tuesday, 17 August 2021

    Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa is hosting an interactive exhibition to find out what the community want to see and experience when the strengthened building opens. As well as delving into the history of the iconic Bath House building and giving insights into the strengthening project, the…


  • Acrylic carved waka, Ng? P?manawa o Te Arawa, Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa, 2011. David Hamilton Photography

    Rotorua Museum granted $4.1million funding support from Bay of Plenty Regional Council towards exhibition development

    Monday, 28 June 2021

    Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa is to receive a $4.1million grant from the Bay of Plenty Regional Council towards the creation of exhibitions for the strengthened and redeveloped facility. The news came as the Regional Council announced $1.86billion investment in the region over the next 10 years…


  • Heather Kremen with Protected in the Night

    Bay of Plenty artists given the opportunity to show their work in exhibition

    Wednesday, 16 June 2021

    The Friends of Rotorua Museum in partnership with Lockwood are delighted to offer local artists the opportunity to be part of the first ever Bay of Plenty Artists Exhibition this year. Friends of Rotorua Museum committee member, Jo-Anne La Grouw, notes that “with COVID-19 restrictions and the Rotorua Museum closure,…


  • Damage forces ongoing closure of Rotorua Museum

    Friday, 2 December 2016

    Rotorua’s famed museum will remain closed until at least April 2017 when the results of a detailed seismic assessment are expected to be known. New damage believed to have been caused by the Kaikoura earthquake prompted the 18 November precautionary closure of Rotorua Museum, which is housed in the historic…


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