This small, modern museum has a well-presented Māori section, a large 1:5-scale model of Captain Cook’s Endeavour , and a 10-minute...
English naturalist Charles Darwin made a donation towards the cost of building the country’s oldest church (1836). The graveyard's...
Built in 1842 to house the Catholic mission’s printing press, this rammed-earth building is the mission's last remaining building in the...
Serving an imaginative take on Kiwi classics (lamb, venison, seafood), the Gables occupies an 1847 building on the waterfront, built...
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Run by the local marae society, Haratu has Māori art and craft, mostly available for purchase. There are also audiovisual displays and information boards. Check the website to download an app (US$4.99) providing a one-hour walking tour of Russell based around local Māori legends and stories. The centre is volunteer-run, so opening times can vary.