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Out and About on Marine Parade

Explore extraordinary changes to Marine Parade over the last 150 years. Who were the Clive flood heroes? How did a 200-year-old cannon end up here? Starting at the museum, collect maps and booklets containing historic images from MTG’s archives to guide your groups on their way. Students are given high vis vests and in adult-led groups explore all the interesting monuments, memorials and structures along Marine Parade.

Learning Areas and Strands: Social Sciences

Duration: Spend 1-2 hours or half the day

Suitable for: Year 4 - 10, maximum 60 students

Availability: Ongoing

Cost: Free

The education programme

This is a self guided tour, your students will:

  • Start at the MTG and set off in groups to follow a map and trail booklet

  • Trace the history of Napier by exploring the stories behind familiar features, landmarks and monuments on Marine Parade

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