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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.


1st – 24th December Christmas displays

10am-3pm Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays.
Experience the magic of Christmas at the pioneer village.


Sunday 9th December Carol Service

7-8pm Carol service in the Wesleyan Chapel organised by the Whangaparaoa Methodist Church.
Tea & Coffee will be available in the parsonage from 6.30pm.


Saturday 15th December Hibiscus Coast concert band

11am The Hibiscus Coast Band will be playing under the trees at the Pioneer Village.


Historic Society Coffee Morning

(3rd Tuesday, every month)

The coffee morning on Tuesday 18th December
is unfortunately cancelled but will be rescheduled  in the New year

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