Creative Directory

This directory has been compiled by Toi Wairarapa but is by no means exhaustive. If you would like to be included please contact us. Use the search facility on the right or click on a Directory Category to narrow your search.

Museum / Library / Archives / Heritage

Hands-on working displays

06 372 5859

Memorabilia, toys and dolls from the 1840s to today

06 377 4743

Private museum of automobilia, vehicles & clothing

06 378 6710

Cultural History

06 370 0600

The Friends act as advocates for Aratoi, supporting programmes and events. They also assist Aratoi with weekend volunteers, operational funding and Collection purchases.

06 372 7759

The Wheelwright Shop specialises in traditional wooden wheel and carriage building.

06 372 7080

National Museum of Sheep and Shearing

06 378 8008

Rambling store combining current and historic local artifacts and history

06 372 6480

Wairarapa Archive is dedicated to collecting and preserving Wairarapa’s unique heritage, and presenting it back to the community. It includes a comprehensive reference collection of printed material relating to Wairarapa as well as microfilm of Wairarapa newspapers from 1867 through to the present. Information can be found on the online catalogue.

06 3706311

The Wairarapa VCC is a club for anyone who is interested in old (i.e. 30+ years) vehicles (cars, bikes & trucks). The club organises monthly activities for both the older members (typically 60+) and younger members (typically 30 - 60)

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