Chatham Islands Display Room

Opened on Waitangi Day 2012, the Chathams Island Display Room houses items of interest from the Chatham Islands donated to the Museum from various benefactors. Items include fish hooks and tools made from natural materials found on the Chathams as well as items connected with the European involvement with the Chatham Islands.
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Central to the Chathams Island room is a canon recovered from a ship called the Ocean Mail which sunk in the Chatham Islands in 1877.
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