Our Mission

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The Museum’s mission

To protect, preserve and share the dual heritage taonga and stories relating to Russell Kororāreka and the wider takiwā of Te Rūnanga o Taumarere ki Rakaumangamanga, to inform our shared future. 

Ngā taonga tuku iho nō ngā tūpuna ki a tātou tamariki.

To collect and preserve, exhibit and interpret, and to undertake research into people and events in Russell’s history. To publicly store our collective memories and allow for the broadening of our collective experience through exhibitions, publications, research, loans and other public programmes.