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Moana - My Ocean

Behind the scenes

Go behind the scenes and see the making of our marine exhibition Moana –- My Ocean.

Making shark models

Watch the shark making in progress at Human Dynamo’s fabrication facilities in Miramar Wellington.

The story behind the exhibition

Hear how the exhibition invites visitors to become explorers and to discover stories about marine science from the Hauraki Gulf to the Kermadec Islands.

Augmented reality

See how the exhibition uses the power of augmented reality to allow visitors to explore a tiny holdfast teeming with marine life.

Artificial intelligence

Head of Natural Science Dr Tom Trnski describes the artificial intelligence behind the fish feeding frenzy of the boil up.

Specimen forest

Exhibition Designer Andrew Thomas shows us around the specimen forest and how moving image is used to evoke being under water.

Shark wall

Graphic Designer Karen Tribbe talks about the shark wall and Marine Scientist Clinton Duffy tells how he identifies and counts Great White Sharks around Stewart Island.