Collections Search more than one million catalogue records from Auckland Museum’s natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections. Explore search highlights or browse by topic. Read more about our collections. Search by keyword in all categories in Object / Artefact in Library / Pictorial in Scientific Specimen in People / Groups in Cenotaph Records in Taonga SEARCH Images only On display In Library Detailed search Loading... Topics Indigo Indigo is more than just a colour: it is a natural dye that has had a profound effect on the history of textiles globally. Bluebottle Physalia physalis New Zealanders like to pride themselves on living in a country with no harmful animals such as poisonous snakes or grizzly bears. But it is a different story in the ocean. A living memorial Almost a third of the 18,166 New Zealanders who died as a result of the First World War have no known graves; buried half a world away from their grieving families. Auckland War Memorial Museum was built by a community that needed a place to remember those who died. Search highlights Dolls and doll houses Little Bush Moa Anomalopteryx didiformis Crown Lynn Potteries Ltd John Watt Beattie About our online records The development of the Auckland War Memorial Museum online collection is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided. Support the collection Help us do more. Donate now and be part of your Museum's journey to stimulate inspiration, learning and enjoyment.