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  • Recycling materials from the Pacific Collection Access Project ​

    BY Valerie Noiret-Leblanc
    Thu, 30 Mar 2017

    Learn about how we are recycling and reusing storage materials from the Pacific Collection Access Project and see how you can help with the recycling effort.

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  • Charles Reginald Ford and the Discovery Expedition

    Tuesday, 21 March 2017

    In 1902, a British expedition travelled south of the Antarctic Circle with the joint goals of scientific study and geographical discovery.

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  • Tractor drive to the South Pole

    Monday, 20 March 2017

    In 1958, Edmund Hillary and company became the first party to reach the South Pole by motor vehicle as part of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

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  • Making Volume: The objects

    BY AUCKLAND MUSEUM
    FRI 17 MAR

    How do you track down the ephemera, outfits, guitars, and key-tars of seven decades of music - then safely bring these to the Museum for seven months of display in Volume?

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  • An acid free solution for Vinegar Syndrome

    By Georgia Brockhurst
    Tuesday 28 February 2017

    A collection of 60,000+ photographic negatives at Auckland Museum have deteriorated and pose a risk to staff and other collections. How do we mitigate this risk and improve their storage?

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  • New Zealand Sculptors and Medallists, Paul and Betty Beadle

    By Louise Weston
    Thursday, 9 March 2017

    In November 2016, we welcomed Jim Wheeler and Marté Szirmay into Auckland Museum’s Collection Hub to look through objects from Paul and Betty Beadle's home studio.

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  • March On Washington Call for Material

    Wed, 25 Jan 2017

    On Saturday 21 January 2017, people across Aotearoa came together to march in support of the Women’s March on Washington. We are looking for material that reflects a distinctly Auckland/Aotearoa perspective on the protest as well as material from expat Americans living in Auckland. Can you help us?

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  • Best of 2016

    By Auckland Museum staff
    Mon, 26 Dec 2016

    We look back at some of Auckland Museum's most popular events, exhibitions, and writing from 2016.

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  • Journey to Te Hiku o te Ika

    By Edwina Merito
    Fri, 16 Dec 2016

    A special wananga was organised for a group of researchers and curators from Auckland Museum, NIWA, Landcare Research and Canterbury Museum to visit with Ngāti Kuri to set priorities for a mutually beneficial relationship and help guide research in the area.

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  • Messages to Margaret

    By Auckland Museum staff
    Sun, 4 Dec 2016

    Margaret Swarbrick was a dressmaker turned nurse who worked at a hospital in England that tended more than 20,000 New Zealand soldiers. She asked the men in her care to write in her 'autograph books'. Their sketches, photographs and messages reveal the lighter side of life in a WWI military hospital.

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