Explore our Time Trail of buildings from the 1860s to the 1930s 

Enjoy our spacious grounds and browse through the displays in our heritage houses. Check out our large collection of early photos of the area or our collection of family archives.

Silverdale Pioneer Village, now in its 52nd year is an ideal place for a family visit where you can wander through the buildings or enjoy our gardens and magnificent old oak trees  Set in park-like surrounds with a heritage chapel onsite, the Silverdale Pioneer Village is ideal to stage an outdoor wedding, a reunion or any other family function. 

Come along and explore the Time Trail through our historic buildings each with an exhibition of yesteryear living and take part in the activities planned for the weekend.


Christmas Decoration Display

Come and explore our heritage buildings dressed as for a yesteryear Christmas. Open every Saturday and Sunday in December until Christmas.  Gold Coin donation appreciated

Hibiscus Concert Band Plays at the Pioneer Village 

On Saturday 7th December the Hibiscus Concert Band will be playing all your Christmas favorites from 11 am until 12 pm. Bring a picnic or just join us to enjoy the music under our magnificent old Oak trees.  Gold Coin donation appreciated.

Christmas Carol Service 

On Sunday 22nd December at 7.00 pm in the Old Wesley Chapel at the Silverdale Pioneer Village. Come for tea and coffee in the Old Parsonage at 6.30 pm before joining us for the Carol service. Carol service in conjunction with the Whangaparaoa Methodist Church. All welcome.

Historical Society Coffee Morning

Join us in the Old Parsonage on the third Tuesday of every month at 10.30 am. You can bring along a historic item to discuss. All welcome.   Free entry.


Opening hours
The Village is open 10am to 3 pm on Saturdays & Sundays
Free entry so come and enjoy our expansive gardens and explore out Heritage Buildings and Collections.

Gold coin donation appreciated