The Kumara Box check out Ernie’s live Kumara show just 10 minutes drive from Dargaville . This amazing family farm is headed by Warren Suckling otherwise known locally as ‘Ernie the kumara king’. The tour starts in what was a kumara storage shed, today it is full of memorabilia collected by Ernie over the years from the regions past.Here Ernie tells stories of the farming history of the Kumara and also the region that you are visiting.

The Kumara Box Bookings are essential Phone: 09 439 7018 Email:

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1 Jun 18

Matariki - Find Your Way Home

1 June 2018 at 6pm

Matariki is the Maori name for Pleiades, a star cluster that can be seen in every part of the world. Our ancestors used the Matariki as a navigational beacon when they traveled far from home.

?Matariki is also the name of the Maori New Year and signals a time of celebration as we give thanks to the land, sea and sky and look towards the future.

Every June, Te Pu O Te Wheke Arts celebrates the New Year with Matariki, an ethereal display of lighted objects from Kaikohe and surround

2 Sep 18

Father's Day 2018 - Big Boys Heritage Toys

Vintage cars, $1 train rides, live displays, stalls, entertainment and more!

All enquires to Pioneer Village Kaikohe, 1A Recreation Road.
Phone: 09) 4010816

ALL funds raised go towards restoring THE ALEXANDER SAWMILL