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Each year the Auckland Festival of Photography runs a ‘day in the life’ competition to celebrate Auckland’s cultural identity - its people and places.
Discover the secrets of the Kermadecs.
Auckland Museum is opening up access to its Pacific treasures collection and creating stronger connections with Auckland’s Pacific communities.
Alan Preston founded Fingers, an Auckland jewellery co-operative in 1974. They have a reputation for creating some of the most distinctive jewellery in New Zealand.
Ka toro haere tēnei whakaaturanga i ētahi o ngā tātai kōrero mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi me nga āhuatanga o ngā whakataunga Tiriti ki Tāmaki Makaurau nei.
This display explores some of the history surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi and Treaty settlement process here in Auckland.
A poster in te reo at the Auckland Museum library needed researching. What was the mystery event at Waihi Marae, Taupo on 18 April 1959?
Find the perfect gift in our Museum Store. Our diverse range of gifts includes artwork, jewellery, homewares and beauty products.
Located in the Atrium of Auckland Museum, Columbus is known for its superb coffee and delicious range of freshly prepared meals and treats.
Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.
To mark the start of the month-long 2017 Matariki Festival, and celebrate the Māori New Year, we are lighting sunshine orange until 2 July.
Gather ’round for a fun and interactive storytelling experience in our Weird & Wonderful gallery. Bring the whole family to Storytime — and get ready to listen, learn, clap and play.
Look out for our roadshow unit in your community as we come to discover, connect and share stories of those who served.
Positioned in the heart of the Museum and above the Grand Foyer, the Champagne Mezzanine is the Museum’s latest addition to the suite of exceptional spaces for hire.
Discover amazing things as you investigate and explore the fascinating creatures and curiosities of the Weird & Wonderful gallery.
Described by The Times as the 'master of all he surveys,' Abduraimov's captivating performances continue to receive international praise.
Search more than one million catalogue records from Auckland Museum’s natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections.
Catch the very best of Sir David Attenborough's early Zoo Quest TV adventures in the Origins Gallery.
Back for a 10th season, the legendary Fazioli Piano Recital Series returns to the Museum for three stellar performances.
Auckland Museum is proud to have a strong Pacific dimension, and is working to build on this to ensure our Pacific collections and communities are embraced and celebrated.
After its debut in 2016, Te Iwa o Matariki is back to share the story of Matariki’s nine stars.
As part of the lead up to the First World War Centenary commemorations, the Lest We Forget poetry competition provided an opportunity to articulate responses to war, in poetry or prose.
Three little books found in an antique shop took Elizabeth Burke on a journey from Brisbane to Thames in search of the story of a matron from the First World War.
Our new Memorial Discovery Centre, Pou Maumahara, opened in November 2016. It is a place for visitors to research and make personal discoveries about New Zealand servicemen and women.
Soldiers of 18 Battalion, 2NZEF were made world famous as 'Anzac Conquerors' on the cover of Life magazine. Can you help identify the highlighted soldiers in the photograph?
Treasures from Fiji are the second collection group to be explored, which includes over 1500 objects. 'Nai Yau Vakaviti: Na Ka Mareqeti' is the name the Fijian community has gifted to the project.
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One of the comics from the Being Chinese in Aotearoa exhibit explores the story of Private Herbert Stanley Sing, a brave signaller who served with the Auckland Infantry Regiment in the First World War.
Online Cenotaph is our digital social space where enthusiasts, families, and researchers can share and contribute to the records of those who served for Aotearoa New Zealand.
Captain Val Sanderson served in two wars before leading efforts to save New Zealand's natural heritage with the Royal Forest & Bird Society. Find out more about his pioneering work.
A storage solution was needed that brought Rajah's twenty odd bones together, was safe, strong and secure but also compact, easily accessible and mobile if needed.
Auckland Museum is proud to host this must-see exhibition featuring stunning wildlife photographs from across the globe.
Whether you're looking for quality gifts or a special memento of your visit, the Museum has the best in gifts and souvenirs.
Have you been inspired and want to learn more about topics explored at the Auckland Museum? Come and visit the Museum Library and read more about them.
Students have the opportunity to explore Auckland Museum galleries and select objects to inspire their own work and portfolios.
Two tiny insects puzzled entomologists for many years - where did they belong in the grand classification scheme of the Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps, and parasistic wasps)?
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