Latest 'News'

Mayor Chadwick says PGF funding for Rotorua Museum recognises its national significance

Tuesday 13, August 2019

Government funding of $20m towards re-opening Rotorua Museum recognises its national significance and reinforces Rotorua’s direction and progress, Mayor Steve … Continue reading →

Rotorua Museum

Project managers appointed for Museum and SHMPAC

Tuesday 6, August 2019

Project managers appointed for Rotorua Museum and the Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre With the construction phase due to get … Continue reading →

Rotorua Museum

$10 million for Rotorua Museum and SHMPAC

Friday 14, June 2019

A total $10 million in combined grants from Lottery’s significant projects fund has provided a huge boost for the projects to restore and strengthen Rotorua Museum and the Sir Howard Morrison Performing Arts Centre.

Rotorua Museum

Museum funding talks progressing

Sunday 5, May 2019

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says discussions with senior ministers to secure Central Government funding for the strengthening and restoration of the city’s iconic museum are progressing well.

Rotorua Museum

Resource consent issued for Rotorua Museum project

Tuesday 5, March 2019

Another milestone was achieved as resource consent was issued for the Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa last week (1 March 2019), marking a significant step forward in the restoration and strengthening of this iconic building.

Rotorua Museum

Rotorua Museum Update December 2018

Monday 17, December 2018

Click here to view the livestream footage from today’s announcement(If you are having trouble viewing this link via Internet Explorer … Continue reading →

Rotorua Museum

Rotorua Museum prepares for construction phase with removal of taonga into safe storage

Thursday 18, October 2018

In readiness for the construction phase of Rotorua Museum, due to get underway mid next year, the remaining 25 taonga … Continue reading →

Rotorua Museum

Rotorua Museum architect appointed

Thursday 27, September 2018

DPA Architects, with previous experience refurbishing Rotorua Museum, has been appointed to carry out the design work for the restoration … Continue reading →

Rotorua Museum

Museum offering thriving one year on

Saturday 18, November 2017

Rotorua’s history and stories are alive and well beyond the walls of Rotorua Museum a year after its unexpected closure. … Continue reading →

Rotorua Museum

Rotorua Museum update October 2017

Friday 6, October 2017

A preferred option to repair Rotorua’s iconic museum will be progressed during the next few months following scoping and assessment … Continue reading →

Rotorua Museum

Summers’ Sculptures safely tucked away

Saturday 12, August 2017

As the Bath House building celebrates its 109th birthday some of its most precious inhabitants have moved out. The iconic … Continue reading →

Rotorua Museum