Does the museum only open on a Sunday afternoon?
Is the historical society an Incorporated Society of New Zealand?
Are any of the museum buildings listed or special?
Answer… Yes, there are three Heritage New Zealand listed buildings at the museum. The schoolhouse and the butcher shop are both Category 2 listings. The Coles building is a Category 1 listing and is significant and unique. It is likely the only building of its type and age in New Zealand. We are also working with our local Council to have the Ongaonga museum scheduled in the district plan. To ensure the museum
What else can I see or do in Ongaonga after visiting the museum?
Answer… using our walking tour brochure, you can meander through the village and learn about other interesting historical features and sites of Ongaonga. There are
Are my donations to the Coles factory or Ongaonga museum tax-deductible?
Answer… donations that meet the requirements of New Zealand’s Inland Revenue Department qualify as a tax-deductible donation. When donating, we issue a receipt compliant with the IRD requirements to allow for a tax credit. If you require further specific information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I help at the museum or become a member of the Ongaonga Historical Society?
Answer… We are always looking for keen, active volunteers and new memberships. We have working bee days
What resources and historical information can I access through the museum?
Answer… We hold