Welcome to The Elms
Nau Mai Haere Mai
The Elms Historic House is the oldest European heritage site in the Bay of Plenty, and is an essential stop for all visitors to Tauranga.
From this traditional English home, Maori were given the opportunity to learn about Christianity, and were educated in reading and writing, as well as agricultural and domestic skills.
Address: 15 Mission Street, Tauranga
Click here to find us on a map
Phone: (07) 577 9772
Open Hours: 10am - 4pm, 7 days
Cost: Gardens - Free
House & Library Tour - $5.00
More from The Elms
- Read The Missionaries Came to Tauranga
- Learn About The Elms Chapel and more
- Explore significant people in the History of the Elms
- Find out more about "The Friends of the Elms"
Click the image below to read Pat Scapens "The Missionaries Came to Tauranga"!
Learn more about The Elms Chapel and Bellfry. Image shows the first weather board chapel in the 1890s, with Alice and Edith Maxwell. Click to read more.