Kawatea Homestead
Kawatea is a large historic homestead designed by Samuel Hurst Seager in 1900 for William Thacker. It features beautiful stained glass windows, tiled fireplaces, kauri floors and deep verandahs.
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Okains Bay
Okains bay is situated on the north side of Banks Peninsula 80 minutes from Christchurch and 20 minutes from Akaroa.
Settled in the 1840's by whalers, farmers and timber-millers it still has many early cottages, historic homesteads and public buildings.
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Maori Waka
Okains Bay Maori & Colonial Museum - Waka Boatshed 2
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Okains Bay Library
The beautiful small building dating from the 1870s was one of the first structures at Okains Bay that was built to last and along with the church on the opposite side of the road was a sure sign the settlers intended to stay.
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Okains Bay | Banks Peninsula, 8161 | New Zealand | Phone/Fax +64 3 304 8621