When Toawaka Met Cook

When Toawaka Met Cook

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year When Toawaka Met Cook 22 June  2019, 11amMercury Bay Museum   We are so excited to be hosting this event this weekend!! Come in, purchase a book, get it signed and then have a look around the museum!!...
Te Powhiri

Te Powhiri

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Te Powhiri 18 October  2019Wharekaho   Te Pōwhiri is to acknowledge & commemorate that first encounter between Ngāti Hei and European 250 years ago. Visit the Mercury250 website for more...
Tuia 250 Voyaging Flotilla

Tuia 250 Voyaging Flotilla

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Tuia 250 Voyaging Flotilla 18 -21 October  2019Wharekaho   The Tuia 250 Voyage will take the form of a flotilla of vessels – waka hourua, va’a tipaerua, heritage vessels and their crews sailing to and...
Te Mahutatanga o Takero – Mercury Rising

Te Mahutatanga o Takero – Mercury Rising

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Te Mahutatanga o Takero – Mercury Rising 1 – 12 November  2019 This year almost exactly 250 years to the day after Charles Green, an astronomer who arrived in Aotearoa on Captain Cook’s first...
Night @ The Museum – A History Mystery

Night @ The Museum – A History Mystery

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Night @ The Museum – A History Mystery 23 October 2020 Join us for a fun night in the Museum! Bring a torch to explore the dark corners of the museum and get ready to solve the mystery! Everyone...
Tour Behind the Scenes

Tour Behind the Scenes

Events A look at what is taking place in Mercury Bay this year Tour Behind the Scenes January 2020 Date TBA Come and see behind the locked doors!! $10.00 each. Tours start at 11am and 2pm. In January 2020, we will be holding tours behind the locked doors of the...