1 mile South of Kaiaua on the Firth of Thames
Situated 1 mile south of Kaiaua on the Firth of Thames. A Century old handsawn Kauri woolshed museum, displaying original hand tools, artifacts and equpment from Rangipo Station.
The Museum has a stunning example of one of New Zealand's largest pre-european Pa Sites. An easy drive to the top car park, with 3 minute walk to the top rewards you with a specatcular 360degree view. Bookings essential. $8.00 per person. Kids free.
Contact Rob ahead of time to arrange a time to visit. email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 021 358 520
Contact: Waiuku Visitor Centre, King Street, Waiuku
Phone: 09 235 8924
Today visitors can follow a Heritage trail through the town and relive the past at the pioneer museum open weekends and public holidays. Nearby the Glenbrook Vintage Railway delights children of all ages on a 12km journey through the countryside.
Onewhero-Tuakau Bridge Road, Onewhero
Harker Reserve is a QEll protected Native bush. The shaded walking path leads from Punt Hill to Vivian falls. Horses & Dogs on leads are accepted on the track
The Reserve is home to the Vivian Falls, a 12m “horsetail” waterfall, where you can relax and take in the peace of the native bush scenery.
Phone: 09 2353834
Welcome to Gardenza Gardens and Nursery.
A tranquil subtropical garden with 3 lakes. Transformed from bare cattle land over 25 years, the nursery specialises in exotic flowering bulbous plants. Stroll around the garden and purchase exotic delights from the nursery.
09 236 0510
09 233 4828
Manukau Heads Rd, Awhitu
The Lighthouse was first built in 1874 and has been meticulously refurbished and rebuilt using pieces from the original building. It has been relocated to a new site beside the Manukau Heads Signal Station platform which has been on this site since 1865. Amazing views of the Manukau Heads and Bar can be seen from this view point.
The Beachlands-Maraetai walkway is a stunning 6km coastal trail and cycle path that winds along our south-eastern coast
403 Grahams Beach Road, Grahams Beach, Awhitu Peninsula
Phone: 09 235 1313
Brenda is a sculptor who creates forms from wire.
Displayed on her lawn are over-sized human ghostly figures of the late Princess Diana, Novac Djocovich, Elderly gentleman and lady from the early 1900s plus many more.
Watch her create her figures live.
Can be viewed at 403 Grahams beach Rd 10 minutes’ walk from Grahams beach.
Previously in 2015/2016 her work was displayed at the Manukau Heads lighthouse.2017 Auckland fringe Aotea square.
View by appointment
Cost Adult $5.00
Child $ 2.00
Phone: 09 303 1530
Displays explaining the physical features of Franklin District.
Hunua Ranges (17,462 hectares) and Waharau (238 hectares)
Walking, camping and picnicing opportunities, beautiful Hunua Falls. Mountain bike tracks, walking tracks.
Franklin: The Centre, 12 Massey Avenue, Pukekohe
Phone: 09 238 8899
Artefact Gallery Shop is Franklin's primary source for work by local artists, craftsmen, and producers of fine tourist products. We also stock exciting work by New Zealand artists including the Bone Art Collective.