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Explore our Time Trail of buildings from the 1860s to the 1930s.

Picnic in our spacious grounds and browse through the displays in our heritage houses Check out our large collection of early photos of the area or our collection of family archives.

Silverdale Pioneer Village, now in it’s 50th year is an ideal place for a family visit where you can wander through the buildings or picnic under the trees 
Set in park-like surrounds with a heritage chapel onsite, the Silverdale Pioneer Village is ideal to stage 
an outdoor wedding.


Come along and explore the Time Trail through our historic buildings each with an exhibition of yesteryear living and take part in the activities planned for the weekend.


November 2   8.30am                    Bus Trip to the Kauri Museum at Matakohe 

$45 (includes Bus and Museum admission) Meet at the Pioneer Village (15 Wainui Road) at 8.30am. We will stop at Kaiwaka for Morning Tea (not included in price), then travel to Matakohe to the amazing Kauri Museum. This huge museum provides a stimulating insight into the Kauri tree, its timber, its gum and what life was like for the pioneering early settlers. When you have finished exploring the museum you will be free to explore the church and cemetery and to have lunch at the Gumdiggers Café or bring your own before the bus returns to Silverdale. Numbers will be limited to 25. Phone Ngaire on 09 424 8615 to book


Historic Society Coffee Morning

(3rd Tuesday, every month)

Next coffee morning, Tuesday 16th October

10.30am The Old Parsonage, Silverdale Pioneer Village
Bring your items of historic interest to discuss over coffee.

All welcome.   Free entry.    pioneervillage1968@gmail.com


Opening hours
The Village is open 10am to 3 pm on Saturdays & Sundays
Free entry so come and enjoy our expansive gardens and explore out Heritage Buildings and Collections