The Wellington Region Heritage Promotion Council (Inc)

 
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2006

WAIRARAPA AREA
Masterton Visitor Information Centre
315 Queen Street, Masterton
Phone: 06 370 0909

 

Cobblestones Regional Early Settlers Museum
169 Main Street, Greytown
Contact: Philip Vallance, 06 378 6268 or alison.vallance@wise.net.nz

Early musical instruments
Display of 19th-century musical instruments in the early colonial cottage, shown as part of the settlers’ daily lives in the beginnings of the settlement of Greytown.
Daily during June, 9.30am-5pm


Fell Locomotive Museum
Corner State Highway 2 and Lyon Street, Featherston
Contact: Pat Flynn, 06 308 9777

The romance of a bygone era
A display of the original six lead plates from the sheet music of ‘Rimutaka Waltz’ a popular waltz tune in Edwardian times. The plates are extremely heavy and will be placed in a cabinet containing a fluorescent light to enhance the display in winter. The plates were donated to the museum by Norman Woodley of Greytown, a grandson of the composer. Copies of the sheet music will be on display.
Daily throughout June, 10am-4pm


Museum of Childhood
40 Makora Road, Masterton
Contact: Diana Stidolph, 06 377 4743

Pa rum pum pum pum . . .
A display of children’s musical instruments, music boxes, gramophones and records.
Throughout June, by appointment.


Regent Theatre
Contact: Philip Vallance, 06 378 6268 or alison.vallance@wise.net.nz

Check your local newspaper for June screenings with a music theme.


Tinui Craft Corner and Museum
Tinui Craft Corner, Tinui
Contact: Judy Heaps, 06 372 6676

Music in the corner window
A music-themed window display in conjunction with craft shop (80 local craftspeople) and permanent historical display rooms and buildings.
Open Queen’s Birthday weekend and then Saturday Sunday and Monday throughout June.


Wairarapa Railway Restoration Society Inc
Carterton Railway Station, Corner Broadway and Wheatstone Streets
Contact: Philip Vallance, 06 378 6268 or alison.vallance@wise.net.nz

The sound of sharing
Share your memories, listen to music, and view our videos of a bygone era.
Sundays during June, 11am-4pm