Located in Wellington, Glenside is a wonderful village similar to Ongaonga. The village dates back to the 1840s and was the halfway point between Wellington and Porirua. For more information on Glenside head to their website http://www.glenside.org.nz/welcome-topmenu-53.html/
Heritage New Zealand
Heritage New Zealand is dedicated to the conservation of New Zealand’s most significant historical places. The history of New Zealand is important to our national identity and should be protected for future generations to enjoy. Heritage New Zealand’s list of important historical buildings features many of the museum’s buildings and supports the preservation of these buildings. To view their heritage lists or to find out more head to http://www.heritage.org.nz/
Department of Conservation
The Department of Conservation is the New Zealand’s government’s agency responsible for conserving and protecting the countries natural environment and historic heritage. Their website contains information about New Zealand’s wildlife, historic landmarks, heritage places and other things to do in New Zealand. Useful for finding walks and hikes to do around Hawkes Bay and New Zealand. Head to https://www.doc.govt.nz/ to find out more about DoC.
Central Hawkes Bay District Council
Ongaonga is located in Central Hawkes Bay and is therefore under the Central Hawkes Bay District Council’s jurisdiction. Ongaonga’s roads, town hall and museum toilets are managed by the Council. Their official website: https://www.chbdc.govt.nz/
NZ Museums is a website that showcases all the museums and galleries. Head to https://www.nzmuseums.co.nz/ to find other New Zealand museums.
New Zealand Historical Societies
The Ongaonga Historical Society is a member of the New Zealand history federation Inc. Members are made up of historical societies from around New Zealand, which they support and assist. To find out more about the NZHF or view other societies head to http://www.nzhistoricalsocieties.org.nz/
Kiwi as Toilets
This compilation of convenient conveniences will have you bursting to make pit-stop detours from better-travelled routes in order to frequent the funniest facilities, most decorative dunnies and best loos with views that New Zealand has to offer.
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Automobile Association of New Zealand is one of the most respected organizations of New Zealand with services including travel maps and a range of motoring services and advice. Other services include insurance, roadside breakdown assistance and AA smart fuel offers for their members.
Nestled in the heart of Central Hawkes Bay, Ashcott Homestead has stood for 160 years as a grand reminder of the prosperity of Central Hawkes Bay. Positioned in ten beautiful acres from the original 20,000-acre estate, the home and gardens retain their significant place in New Zealand history and invite the traveller to relax and take in the delights of the surrounding countryside.