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Open daily, Sainsbury Horrocks Pictorial Gallery, Level Two, Free
This year we're celebrating the 60th anniversary of that historic climb with an intimate exhibition looking at the ascent and the extraordinary legacy left in Nepal by Sir Edmund Hillary.
Letting people see inside our Museum stores and giving others a chance to connect with and gain a better understanding of our taonga collections is all part of the thinking behind our new space Te Awe.
Wednesdays, 8 January 2014 - 29 January 2014, 11:45am and 1:45pm, Free
Come up to Level 1 and hear the stories and surprising insights from the museum experts who care for our mummy and moa.
Monday - Friday, 6 January – 31 January 2014, 10.30AM, 11.30AM, 1PM, $10 ($7.50 FOR INSTITUTE MEMBERS) RECOMMENDED AGES 6-12
Move over Indiana Jones, hello Pennsylvania (Penny) Smith – part intrepid explorer, part archaeologist and all adventure.
Wednesdays and Fridays, 15 January 2014 - 28 February 2014, 2PM, Special Exhibitions Hall, Free with exhibition admission
Come join us for a chance to look beyond the frocks and delve into the historic and artistic significance of selected images from our major international touring exhibition - Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography.
Follow the daily progress of the historic 1913 round the world voyage of The Bulldog and the Battlecruiser - HMS New Zealand.
Visit the Pacific Masterpieces to see some of the most beautiful and important Oceanic art and artefacts in the world - ranging from delicate combs to ocean going canoes and from feathered cloaks to shields.
The enhanced Cenotaph website will be launched in 2014 and will see the existing database become a comprehensive online hub for sharing the stories of those who served.
One of our major resources is the Cenotaph database, a biographical database of New Zealanders who have served in the military.