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Mission Library

Est. 1839.  Historic Places Category 1.  The oldest free-standing library in New Zealand, there are 1,000 beautifully bound books, letters, pamphlets, family records, and personal papers inside. During the Musket Wars (1818-1842) threats were frequent with a trapdoor in the floor opening to an underground hiding space.

Map No. 18.
15 Mission St,
Tauranga, 3110.

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