Discover the stories of the early Te Ati Awa Maori tribes and the first European pioneers as they settled in the Wellington area. The stunning memorial building of the Petone Settlers Museum is situated in the amazing setting of the Wellington Harbour waterfront. What’s more, entry is free!
Get a dose of contemporary art at the Dowse Art Museum in Lower Hutt. As one of the largest public art collections in New Zealand, you’re sure to be entertained for a while! Plus, free entry is always a bonus!
Nature-lovers and families alike will love this animal and bird park in the Akatarawa Valley. See a wealth of animals from farmyard favourites to native birds as part of conservation programs.