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Through objects, photographs and video, this small display looks at the practice of tattooing, from its origins as a sacred art to its application on contemporary merchandise.
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.
Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.
Auckland Museum is opening up access to its Pacific treasures collection and creating stronger connections with Auckland’s Pacific communities.
This display was developed in partnership with the Holy Trinity Cathedral team to celebrate the upcoming consecration of the cathedral in October 2017, and to tell this Auckland story relating to both the past and the present.
During each of the six upcoming Pacific Language Weeks, Te Oro will come alive with the sounds, language, stories, colour and beauty of Pacific islands culture. A free day of cultural celebrations for all!
Discover amazing things as you investigate and explore the fascinating creatures and curiosities of the Weird & Wonderful gallery.
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.
In this talk, NIWA's Freshwater Biosecurity & Principal Scientist Paul Champion will give an overview of NZ’s freshwater plants, the strategies they employ to stay alive, the threats they face and potential ways to conserve them.
Jagt Singh was an Indian New Zealander who served with the Auckland Mounted Rifles in the First World War.
Find the perfect gift in our Museum Store. Our diverse range of gifts includes artwork, jewellery, homewares and beauty products.
Look out for our roadshow unit in your community as we come to discover, connect and share stories of those who served.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students have the opportunity to explore Auckland Museum galleries and select objects to inspire their own work and portfolios.
Whether you're looking for quality gifts or a special memento of your visit, the Museum has the best in gifts and souvenirs.
Search more than one million catalogue records from Auckland Museum’s natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections.
Join our moderator Leonie Hayden and panel guests as they question whether it's time to review New Zealand's international allies and stand up for our values.
A 20 strong team of researchers will soon be undertaking a trip into our big blue backyard to discover more about this largely unexplored area.
Join our moderator Russell Brown and panel guests as they debate the idea of privilege - who has it and how is it impacting the society we live in?
NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants now open for applications.
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.
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.
In this series, we interview some of the finalists from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year about their winning shot and more...
The museum approached sculptor Denis O’Connor, and gave him a simple brief: to design a cartouche which featured the list of 110 donors.
In celebration of our current exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017, we decided to seek out the hidden photographic talents of our Museum whanau and share their passion for the medium with a few select images from their personal collections.
Join us and the Royal New Zealand Air Force Association to commemorate the Battle of Britain and to remember all those who have fallen in the Air Forces.
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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