Visitor information Pānui Manuhiri

Visitors relaxing at Te Waimate Mission
Te Waimate Missionexpand/collapse

Opening hours

Summer (November - April): Friday-Tuesday 10.00am - 5.00pm

Winter (May - October): Saturday-Monday only 10.00am - 4.00pm

Closed Christmas Day. Closed until 1pm on Anzac Day (25 April).

Reopening 18 September after closure for Covid-19 lockdown.


Adults: $10 adults
Unaccompanied children (up to 18 years): $3.50
Accompanied children (up to 18 years), Heritage New Zealand members free.

Please understand that surcharges may apply at times of special events.

Mita and a friendly sheep

Group tours

Guided tours for groups are available by arrangement, and maybe customised to your requirements. We would be delighted to work with you to develop a programme suited to the ages and interests of your group.

Contact visitor services on  to discuss your requirements and arrange a convenient time.


Wheelchair access

The ground floor of the Mission House and the grounds are accessible for wheelchairs.  Sorry, there is no wheelchair access to the second floor.


There are toilets available on-site for visitors.