General information about the Station Museum
On the 13th August 1993 the Paekakariki Station
Precinct Trust was formally registered as a
charitable trust No 588370.
Charities Services Number CC26821
The Trust was originally formed with trustees being
appointed from Steam Incorporated, Paekakariki
Business Association, Tranz Rail Ltd, Kapiti Coast
District Council, Kapiti Historical Society,
Paekakariki Maori Committee,and two publicly
elected community trustees.
“The PSPT exists to offer a rewarding experience for
our visitors. We develop, care for, and promote
heritage and contemporary collections relating to
Paekakariki and its wider community.”
“The Museum will be a leading attraction for people
of all ages to experience Kapiti heritage.”
The museum holds documents, photographs and other items of interest that tell the stories of Paekakariki.
- Scrapbooks of press cuttings
- Oral history records
- Photographs – Including “Carson Collection”
- A range of artefacts donated by members of the community
- A range of books about Paekakariki, Kapiti, Railway and General New Zealand history
If you wish to access any of the material held at the museum for research purposes, please go to our Contact page and request a viewing time.