Why do we need Friends? Heritage doesn’t just happen! Looking after the past and preserving it for future generations takes time and commitment.

The support provided by Friends helps to ensure ongoing work such as the:

By becoming Friends you’ll be able to enjoy so many benefits. And your contribution will make a real difference to the future.



Annual Membership


Annual Member Individual

$ 40.00

Annual Member Couple

$ 80.00

Annual Family (2 adults, 3+ children)

$ 90.00

Annual Senior Individual

$ 30.00

Annual Senior Couple

$ 60.00

Annual Single Parent Family (1 adult, 3+ children)

$ 60.00

Annual Adult Student

$ 30.00

Concession card: For multiple school age children’s visits.* e.g. 10 visits for price of 7.* no expiry – ideal for grandparents, whanau groups.




(1 year-from joining) e.g. November 2019 to  December 2020 New pricing effective 27 December 2016, all prices include GST)



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Friends enjoy

  • Free entry to the Whangarei Museum and Kiwi House for a 12 month period.

  • Free entry to Kiwi North events, but not those where Kiwi North is the Hired Venue for another organisations event.

  • 10% discount in the Kiwi North gift shop.

  • 10% discount off hire of Kiwi North venues.

  • 10% off image and reproduction fees.

  • A regular Newsletter.

  • Invitations to exhibition openings and other functions.

  • The opportunity to visit spontaneously within opening hours, without consideration of budget.

  • Develop relationships with Kiwi North staff, animals and stories through regular visits.

  • Discounted entry to Kiwi North School Holiday programmes.


Additional Benefits to

Friends of Kiwi North upon presentation of membership card

  • Planetarium North: 33% discount off entry.

  • Discounted train rides with Whangarei Model Engineering Club. (Mini trains)- 3 rides for the price of 2.

  • Large train and Tractor rides: Free rides on MEDIEVAL MADNESS event day only

Concession card

For multiple school age children’s visits.

  • E.g. 10 visits for price of 7.

  • No expiry - ideal for grandparents, whanau groups.

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