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Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom

92 Main Street, Foxton

This beautiful, multi-cultural place celebrates diversity. Discover Māori, Dutch and pioneering history, in an exquisite setting. Museums, a gallery, exhibitions, a library and heritage centre let visitors reflect on their own family roots.

Cost: Free entry


This unique visitor hub has won top ‘excellence’ museum and architecture awards. Come and experience world-class, in a small heritage town.

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom is the centre-piece of Te Awahou Riverside Cultural Park. You can easily spend a day here – with plenty to explore, for young and old. Two Dutch-themed cafes have yummie food and great coffee on offer.

Māori, Dutch and heritage displays combine in smart story-telling. Climb a windmill, talk to the master carver, hear the flax stripper machine roar.

Explore stories that reflect the beauty of our diverse nation. Here, different strands of culture and language are woven together into one exceptional place.

It’s a living, breathing celebration of culture, identity and diversity.

Physical Address

92 Main Street


Free entry

Other Important Info

Guided Tours are available for the Piriharakeke and Oranjehof museums – for which a gold coin donation would be appreciated.

In the Cultural Park:
De Molen has free entry for the Deli. You can climb the windmill – a gold coin donation would be appreciated.
The Flax Stripper Museum is open around lunch time – a gold coin donation would be appreciated.
On Sundays, the Horse Drawn Tram (Clydesdales) is operating from 12pm – 3pm, weather permitting – a gold coin donation would be appreciated.

Facilities / Features


Please note this information should be used as a guide only. To help ensure your safety we advise you review our safety page and contact the individual provider for up to date information on their compliance with all Health and Safety and regulatory requirements.