Dawn and Richard Spark extend a warm welcome to the Reception Centre, Chapel and Museum on the family farm at Rangiora.
If you are planning an occasion we welcome enquiries and inspections. Please call us to arrange a time.
Phone 0274 300 420
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Northbrook Colonial Museum
The Museum boasts an extensive range of New Zealand's colonial history, displayed in 1,200 sq m of buildings.
Step back in time and experience products, materials and technology from yesteryears
Open by appointment
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Club and Group outings, Bus & Car loads welcome - No group too big or too small
Ample parking, Wheelchair access (and toilets), Picnic and barbecue area
Delicious Home-baked Lunches, Morning & Afternoon Teas available by prior arrangement

Rangiora's original Post Office clock

Old Post Office and equipment 
Colonial washing machines, irons, stoves, fridges and childrens toys

A wide variety of colonial cooking utensils
An early street comprising shops

grocer, chemist, hardware, photographer, butcher
1900's boudoir with turn of the century clothes

Grandma's laundry and grandad's garden tools
New Zealand's largest collection of old bricks

A huge display of old toys and games

An old working printing press

A great display of old baby feeding bottles

Books, books, books