Art, Culture & Heritage

Timaru has a rich art and cultural scene. Spend some time - explore your options.

  • Sculpture Garden
    The Aigantighe art gallery and sculpture garden

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  • Te Ana Centre tour
    Te Ana Maori Rock Art

    An outstanding cultural experience; interactive, interesting, a must-do.

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    • Family friendly,Free
    Trevor Griffiths Rose Gardens

    Trevor Griffiths Rose Garden in Timaru is a must-see for rose lovers.

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  • Scene from model railway at Pleasant Point Rail Museum
    Pleasant Point Museum and Railway

    Rated as one of New Zealand's best preservation railways, but there's loads more to this attraction than that.

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  • Why you should visit the South Canterbury Museum

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  • Exterior Geraldine Museum
    Geraldine Historical Museum

    Check out the history of the Timaru District at our Museums

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  • Maori Rock Art
    5 reasons to see Māori rock art with Te Ana

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  • Landing Services Centre
    Landing Services Building

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  • Richard Pearse Memorial
    Richard Pearse memorial

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  • Beautiful roses at bay
    Why you should go to go to the Festival of Roses

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  • Timaru: where art, culture & heritage collide

    Heritage buildings, rock art, statues and fine art. You’ll find it all in Timaru.

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  • Mt Cook street art
    Street Art

    Our streets are alive with vibrant street art.

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