Kiwi North

Tourism Whangarei

Whangarei Museum, Kiwi House & Heritage Park

You will find Northland’s only Kiwi House here at Kiwi North. Set on 25 hectares of rolling, volcanic farmland, forest and bush, with views that overlook the city of Whangarei and the Whangarei Heads the site features the Whangarei Museum, a nocturnal kiwi house and gift store, and on Heritage Park, you’ll discover unique heritage buildings. Explore Northland’s unique natural history and heritage with us, where there is something for everyone in one special place.

Whangarei Museum – Here you will gain a sense of place through the stories and history told through a collection founded in c1890

Kiwi House – Here in Northland’s only nocturnal house we turn day into night to create a living, natural environment for New Zealand’s iconic bird, the kiwi. Also home to several species of beautiful native gecko and Flash the Tuatara- the only one of his kind in the North.

Heritage Park – Set on 25 hectares with views across the city to the heads, the park is home to several heritage buildings including ‘Glorat’ the Clarke Homestead built-in 1886, Oruaiti Chapel c1860, Riponui Pah School c1898, Whangarei Women’s Jail c1900, and the Mander Study built in 1906.



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