The opening is projected for late 2026.
If you are interested The Big Idea has the job listing here.
The museum was green lit in July and will be the repository for a collection of 30,000 objects currently in storage at a secret location.
Almost half of this collection is searchable online here at the Tauranga Heritage Collection.
At the end of 2022, response to public consultation regarding a new cultural centre at Gate Pā was found to be supported by the community, so Tauranga looks to have an exciting period of building to house and celebrate its cultural heritage.