KAURI MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS RESTORE OLD MACHINES THAT TELL OF OUR HISTORY
The Matakohe Kauri Museum, which opened on 29 January in 1962, stands on a small knoll overlooking green pasture, an historic totara house, and then out to the Kaipara Harbour.
As the last remnants of mist uncoil from the placid waters a trusty band of volunteers makes its way to the rear shed door. It is Wednesday: volunteer day. Today there are only four: Kerry Bonham, Bill Poyner, Ralph Paulger, and Graham Murray. Other volunteers, past and present, include