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Our Village setting is ideal for a learning environment. Schools can visit as part of their curriculum to allow students to learn on hand about the heritage of the area and what early family life was like.
We can offer learning opportunities from year 1 to year 13.

Buildings are all furnished in period furnishings. We currently have a pioneer cottage, early school, bank, blacksmith, and church. Also included is the Pavilion which houses a wide range of agricultural implements, domestic displays, communication exhibits and early collections from past local businesses and shops of our area.

We are able to involve your class in a teaching environment in the schoolroom where very old desks, chairs, ink wells and slate boards are. There is the opportunity to dress up and involve students in other interactive opportunities throughout the other buildings.
A 1–2 hour time frame allows children time to explore without pressure. Toilets are available.
Food may be consumed onsite. Picnic lunches by the pond, within our grounds can be enjoyed or if wet, under cover in the pavilion.

School visits by arrangements.
The school room seats up to 25 students.

Students - $2:00, Preschoolers - free
Accompanying adults and teachers - free.
This includes interactive experiences.

There is ample car and bus parking available within the village grounds.

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Our Education Services

Groups by Appointment:
Nancy Stronach
Ph: 208 1161
Email Nancy:
nancy.stronach@xtra.co.nz
Lorna Argyle
Ph: 208 6487