Covid-19 update for Tairāwhiti Museum

26 May 2020

Tairāwhiti Museum and Exhibit Café are now open to the public.

There are additional hygiene and public health measures in place to ensure we can operate as a safe public venue.

Visitors will be asked to comply with the following public health measures to enter the building.

  • Do not visit if you are sick.
  • Follow staff instructions and signage. At the entrance you will be asked to provide your name and contact details at reception for contact tracing purposes.
  • Keep your distance from other visitors and staff.
  • Minimize touching surfaces as far as possible. Water bowls will be removed from the galleries, touchscreens will be turned off.
  • Wash and sanitize your hands regularly. Hand sanitizer is provided in the museum reception area.
  • Groups of more than 10 people will not be able to enter the museum.

The museum will not be holding events, or taking tours at Level 2.

If you would like to meet with museum staff please call or email first.  We will continue to provide research services remotely wherever possible.

We will review the situation regularly and will post updates and share continuing museum activities on the museum website, Facebook page and other social media.       06 867 3832                PO Box 716 Tūranga / Gisborne 4040

For further information contact:

Eloise Wallace, Director

We welcome ideas for new projects and exhibitions so if you have something in mind, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you!

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