Welcome to the Henry and William Williams Museum website, which showcases ‘The Retreat’, an historic house at Pakaraka in Northland, New Zealand, built for Henry and Marianne Williams in 1853.

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Annual Open Day.


Once again, thank you so much to all those people who attended our annual Open Day in the gardens of the Retreat.  We were lucky the forecast rain stayed away and the day was warm - the garden looked lovely.  We raised over $450 dollars, which will go towards further garden developments in 2021.​

Our next Open Day will be:

2021 Open Day:  Sunday 7th November, 10am - 4pm.

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