An easy 25 minutes drive from Stratford you’ll find what’s known as one of the most innovative museums in New Zealand, Tawhiti Museum. This Interactive privately owned museum presents the history and pioneering stories of South Taranaki in an engaging way. With life size and miniature scenes, you can’t help but become engrossed in the stories.

401 Ohangai Road, Hawera, Taranaki, 4672, NZ