The Kapiti Coast Museum is an incorporated society and is registered by the Charities Commission New Zealand as a charity, registration number CC48666.

The museum is run by a dedicated committee of volunteer museum enthusiasts.  Committee members each have their own field of expertise- museum and business management, public relations, finance… Volunteer visitor hosts staff the museum on the opening days; Friends of the Museum are active in maintaining and setting up exhibitions, All are an invaluable part of the Museum’s team.

The committee works closely with local iwi and is dedicated to improving standards of collections care, publicising the museum, a changing exhibitions schedule and involving the Kapiti community in the museum.

If you would like to be part of the running of this charming community museum please email us on

Committee members are also available as speakers for local organisations.



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