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The School house
Dairy Flat Post Office
The School houseNow a kindergarten
Bayes BuildingBAYES BUILDING: The ground floor contains a museum showing the development of the Hibiscus Coast, a workshop and Accessions Room The upper floor houses - -a reading room with a climate controlled Archive Room and a library. -photographic collection, around 2,000 photos of people and places; fabric & clothing collection -Administration offices and storage room
Dairy Flat Post OfficeThe small rimu and kauri structure which was built by the late George Funke on his Dairy Flat Farm in the early 1920's served the farming community as a post office and general store until 1952. The old Post Office building at Dairy Flat is a significant piece of North Harbour history
ParsonagePARSONAGE: This was built in 1877 for the Wesleyan minister - previously Silverdale had been on a circuit of several Chapels served by one minister. The Parsonage has had a chequered history, ending up as a hay barn on Wainui Road, now used for china display, large collection of early photos, craft shop and for morning teas for visiting groups.
Frith CottageFRITH COTTAGE: 1800S Farm Cottage once owned by Frith family it is now used as the headquarters of the Pioneer Herb Society who have herb gardens nearby
Methodist ChapelMethodist Chapel: Opened for worship in Silverdale Easter 1860. Available for hire for weddings, baby naming, funerals etc. Confusion over how old Silverdale Methodist Church really is; some say 140 years, other suspect it may be up to 160 years old. This building was the first building acquired by the Society. It has been in Silverdale since 1860. No definite records have been found but it is thought that this building was built in Auckland, circa 1840's, dismantled after few months use, stored at Mechanics Bay and later barged up the Weiti River to Silverdale
Neville HouseNeville House: Probably built around 1914 but converted to a 1930s Californian bungalow in 1935. Dining Room and kitchen furnished in 1930s style. This building also contains radio and communications display, Royal memorabilia and a photographic record of the Pioneer Village. SIDWELL ANNEXE (attached to the Neville House): Built with a donation from the Sidwell family. and set up as a "Bloke's shed" with yesterday’s tools and machinery.
School HouseSCHOOL HOUSE: Built in 1909 for the headmaster of the Silverdale School. Now has furnished bedroom and dining room, schoolroom and nursery, CWI and laundry and kitchen displays.