The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station, Kerikeri

4.5
#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Kerikeri
New Zealand's oldest surviving stone building, The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station replaced an earlier wood structure in the 1830s. Constructed by mason William Parrott and a team of Maori workers, the building served as a trading post of a missionary community. The store sold farm produce to passing ships, and European goods to the local Maori population. Today, the well-preserved building offers local souvenirs and serves as the starting point for tours of the nearby mission house, another structure dating from the first half of the 19th century. Just uphill from here you can join a signposted historical walk leading to a wooden Anglican church, a photogenic building erected in 1878. Arrange to visit The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station and other attractions in Kerikeri using our Kerikeri trip planner.
Create an itinerary including The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours To The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station
The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
732 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • Worth a look. Really well kept beautiful buildings. Stone shop has some interesting items for sale. There is a cafe which looked really nice very pleasant on a summer’s day.  more »
  • This old stone facility has a long history and now is packed with a lot of interesting and unique items to buy. It is in a pretty setting by the water.  more »
Google
  • A big thank you for patching up my partner with your first aid kit. This store has plenty to look at and as much to buy. Great gift ideas if you are struggling to find a gift.
  • A very good retro place to be at.
Places to stay near The Stone Store & Kemp House - Kerikeri Mission Station

Plan your trip to Kerikeri

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Kerikeri

See all ›
4.6
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.6
Duration:1 h 30 min
5.0
Duration:1 h 30 min

Side trips from Kerikeri

4.6
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.6
Duration:2 h
4.6
Duration:2 h 30 min

Hidden gems in Kerikeri

4.9
Duration:2 h
4.8
Duration:30 min
4.8
Duration:2 h

Shopping in Kerikeri

4.2
Duration:2 h
3.5
Duration:2 h
4.6
Duration:1 h 30 min
5.0
Duration:30 min

Historic Sites in Kerikeri

5.0
Duration:30 min
4.5
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.8
Duration:30 min
4.4
Duration:1 h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Kerikeri

5.0
Duration:4 h
5.0
Duration:2 h 30 min
5.0
Duration:2 h
5.0
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.5
Duration:3 h
4.2
Duration:5 h
3.5
Duration:2 h