Libraries, Museums, Art, History

Sumner and the Penninsular Beyond

Ferrymead Fire services Historical Society

Ferrymead Historic Park Ferrymead park drive Ferrymead 384 1970 FX 384 1725

Ferrymead Printing Society Inc

Ferrymead Post & Telegraph Historical Society Inc 384 1876

Ferrymead Railway & Locomotive Society 269 Bridle Path Rd 384 9918

Ferrymead Tramway Historical Society 269 Bridle Path Rd 384 1708

lyttelton Information &Resource Center 20Oxford St Lyttelton ++64 3 328 9093 F++64 3 328 9094

Lyttelton Museum Gladstone Quay TTSS 2-4 328 8570 or 328 8516 Antarctic gallery Gladstone Quay, Lyttelton, Museum features all aspects of Lyttelton history. On two floors and within four galleries are colonial, time and Antarctic relics, Antarctic gallery, photos and models.

Mt Pleasant Public Library Community Center 

Mobile Library Mount Pleasant McCormacks Bay Road/Community Centre Friday 11.30am - 12noon

Okains Bay Maori & Colonial Museum Main Road, Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula Open 10am-5pm Daily(Closed only on Christmas Day) ph 64-3-304-8611

Maori and colonial history come together in this extensive museum on Banks Peninsula. The Maori artefact

building houses some of the rarer objects in the collection. These include a sacred god stick dating back to the

year 1400, a war canoe dating back to 1867 and a valuable Akaroa hei tiki recovered in England and brought

back to Okains Bay by the museum's founder. Most of the carving on the magnificent Meeting House was done

by John Rua, a well-known New Zealand master carver. All traditions and tapu were observed. 

Colonial pioneering life is shown in displays in the colonial hall. There are also cottages, stables and working

smithy, a print shop, many old horse-drawn gigs and carts and a saddlery. Email

Admission Adult $5 Child $1

Sumner Museum Sumner Redcliffs Historical Society Inc. Open Saturdays 2-4pm or by appointment Cnr Wakefield Ave & Nayland St contact 384 1159 or 326 6788. Holding Photos, Paintings, Maps, Family Histories, Early settler Records, School Records, Early Land Titles from 1851, Early local Dairies Maori artifacts WWII records of this fortress area. For the area covering Heathcote Bridge to Godley Head.The Museum opened in 1979 and is mainly upstairs in the old Sumner Borough Council Chambers.

Sumner Library 14 Wakefield Phone: 941 7952 Fax: 941 7848 326 5247 Books, magazines, tapes, CDs and videos for adults, teenagers and children Computer Access: Internet and email, MS Excel and Word 

Services for the housebound Pre-school storytimes Toilet with access for disabled available outside the library Listening post available for children Events: see News, Events, Whats New 

Hours: Monday - Wednesday: 10.30am - 5pm Thursday: 10.30am - 8pm Friday: 10.30am - 5pm Saturday: 10.00am - 1pm 

Redcliffs Public Library Shopping Center Main Rd Redcliffs opened 1952

Tug Lyttelton Preservation Society

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