He Waka Tuia

He Waka Tuia sign.
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In the heart of Invercargill you’ll find art and museum space He Waka Tuia, a joint initiative between the Invercargill Public Art Gallery and the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.

Bill Richardson Transport World

An old bus.
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A menagerie of all things that ‘go’.

Hokonui Moonshine Museum

Bottle of moonshine lining a shelf.
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A museum and whiskey distillery that pays homage to the notorious Scotch-New Zealander clan the McRae, who supplied the region with some of the best whiskey distilled outside of Scotland during Prohibition, aka Hokonui Moonshine.

E Hayes Motorworks Collection

Close up of motor cycle mechanical equipment.
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A family owned hardware store and free-to-view museum that honours motorcyclist Burt Munro and “The World’s Fastest Indian”.

Te Hikoi Southern Journey

The inside of the permanent exhibition space.
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An immersive look at NZ’s south coast where a rich bi-cultural narrative pre-dates Riverton’s 1836 establishment.

Eastern Southland Gallery

A bio about the artist Hotere.
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Housed in the former Carnegie Library building in Gore, the permanent collection at Eastern Southland Gallery beckons local and international art fans alike.

Tumu Toka CurioScape

A woman listening to an exhibit.
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One of the Catlins most intriguing aspects is the petrified forest at Curio Bay. But how does a forest become perfectly preserved in stone?