Good olde days re­turn to Mo­tat

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Mo­tat is turn­ing back the clock to keep kids en­ter­tained th­ese hol­i­days.

The mu­seum is cel­e­brat­ing life in Auck­land in the early 1900s with its Turn Back Time hol­i­day ex­pe­ri­ence which ties in to the Her­itage Fes­ti­val that is now un­der way.

Mu­seum staff get into the swing of things by dress­ing in pe­riod cos­tume and chil­dren are given the op­por­tu­nity to play Vic­to­rian-themed lawn games.

There is also a tra­di­tional Punch & Judy show keep­ing kids of all ages amused.


Crim­i­nal of­fence: Six­teen-yearold Tessa Bre­tag, on hol­i­day from Aus­tralia, finds her­self in the stocks af­ter be­ing ac­cused of steal­ing ice­cream.

Shoe shot: Meera Rathod, 6, from Mt Roskill, tries her hand at horse­shoe throw­ing dur­ing the Turn Back Time hol­i­day ex­pe­ri­ence at Mo­tat.

Go to auck­land­c­i­ty­har­bour and click on Lat­est Edi­tion to see more pho­tos from the Turn Back Time hol­i­day ex­pe­ri­ence at Mo­tat.

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