Visitors arriving to Kate Sheppard House being welcomed by staff.

From December 10, 2021 Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House will be open under ORANGE in the traffic light system. If you’re visiting us, you will need to present your Vaccine Pass to staff and follow our Covid-19 requirements. Please stay home if you’re sick. For the latest on Covid-19 in Aotearoa New Zealand visit the official government website.

Opening Hours

Wednesday - Sunday
10.00am - 4.00pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday. Closed on Anzac Day (25 April) until 1.00pm.

parking no-smoking toilet shops

Entry

Member Free

Adult $15.00

Gold Card $7.50

Student (tertiary) $7.50

Under 18 years Free

* Surcharges may apply for special events
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Address

83 Clyde Road
Ilam
Christchurch 8041

+64 3 341 1360

katesheppardhouse@heritage.org.nz

Two woman looking at documents on the dining room table with staff from Kate Sheppard House

Named Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House (te reo Māori component is a reference to the stream to the north side, also known as the Okeover), the property has been interpreted in a way that celebrates the life and work of Sheppard without attempting to exactly replicate her milieu. Where period furniture and treatments have been used, they’re given a contemporary twist.

Discover Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House

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On an unassuming suburban Christchurch street sits the internationally significant Kate Sheppard House.

Watch the video about Kate Sheppard House prior to its transformation into a museum.

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Historic black and white photo of the National Council of Women including Kate Sheppard, Christchurch, 1896.

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Photo Credit: National Library

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