Puhoi Heritage Museum

North Auckland

Tells the story of the hardship and perseverance of the original Bohemian pioneers.

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1. Church of Sts Peter & Paul

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The village’s pretty Catholic church dates from 1881 and has an interesting tabernacle painting (a copy of one in Bohemia), stained glass and statues.

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The Couldrey family were the original colonial settlers of the Wenderholm area, and their farmhouse dating from the 1860s is now a museum.

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7. Warkworth District's Museum

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