Central Hawkes Bay Settlers Museum
In 1986 the Historic Bank of New Zealand Building was gifted to the people of Central Hawkes Bay to house a museum.
This area is rich in history, Waipawa being one of the oldest inland towns in New Zealand.
Take a step into the everyday life of early settlers. The varied collections are displayed in an authentic way so visitors can imagine what life used to be like.
The museum houses a comprehensive collection of photographs and much to interest the genealogist.
An extensive collection of local and national treasures ranges from History, Military, Taonga Maori and Technology.