The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station, Kerikeri

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New Zealand's oldest surviving stone building, The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station replaced an earlier wood structure in the 1830s. Constructed by mason William Parrott and a team of Maori workers, the building served as a trading post of a missionary community. The store sold farm produce to passing ships, and European goods to the local Maori population. Today, the well-preserved building offers local souvenirs and serves as the starting point for tours of the nearby mission house, another structure dating from the first half of the 19th century. Just uphill from here you can join a signposted historical walk leading to a wooden Anglican church, a photogenic building erected in 1878. Arrange to visit The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station and other attractions in Kerikeri using our Kerikeri trip planner.
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  • We had a table on the verandah which gave us a great view of the surrounding inlet. The food was most enjoyable and the service very friendly and efficient. Definitely one of the best restaurants in.....  more »
  • Lovely setting for this historic store and homestead. We were fortunate that today was the first day the store had reopened since pre lockdown. There is a small charge to view the museum upstairs if.....  more »
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  • A big thank you for patching up my partner with your first aid kit. This store has plenty to look at and as much to buy. Great gift ideas if you are struggling to find a gift.
  • A very good retro place to be at.
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