Story: Museums

New museums in the 2000s

The new millennium saw the opening of four new museums – Pataka in Porirua in 2001, Aratoi in Masterton in 2002, Puke Ariki in New Plymouth in 2003 and Te Ahu Heritage in Kaitaia in 2012. Click on this map to show images of the new facilities.

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Conal McCarthy, 'Museums - New museums for the new century, 1990 to 2013', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/43885/new-museums-in-the-2000s (accessed 16 December 2019)

Story by Conal McCarthy, published 22 Oct 2014