Dutch and Maori culture combine

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:23 pm on 15 November 2017

It's taken ten years but a project celebrating both Dutch and Maori culture is opening in Foxton this weekend. 

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom consists of a library, a visitor centre and with interactive displays, museums and galleries to share stories from tangata whenua, early pioneers and dutch immigrants. 

It's hoped the space will boost tourism in the area and, after so many years and millions of dollars, there's a fair bit riding on its success. 

Dutch Ambassador Rob Zaagman tells us more about it. 

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