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LATEs

Savour your culture after hours at Auckland Museum as part of the LATE at the Museum season. 

Alongside debate on contemporary themes, bands, DJs and artists perform in the Museum’s atrium and galleries.  A cash bar and food are also available.

  • LATE 2018: CRISPR – Utopian or Dystopian? Post-nature

    WED 10 OCT, 6 PM - 9.30PM
    EVENT CENTRE, AUCKLAND MUSEUM, ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30**

    Just Because Something Is Bad, Doesn't Mean It Isn't Good – would it be a ‘tragedy’ not to take advantage of CRISPR gene-editing? Or does the real tragedy lie in creating a genetic upper caste?

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  • LATE 2018: An evening with Helen Clark

    Past Event
    MON 3 SEP, 6PM - 9:30PM
    ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30**

    Join us this LATE for Helen Clark in conversation with Noelle McCarthy.

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  • LATE 2018: #MeToo

    Past Event
    WED 15 AUG, 6PM - 9PM
    ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30**

    #MeToo – What does the movement really mean for our society? The #MeToo movement has inspired countless women, and some men, to share their experiences with sexual assault or harassment through the internet.

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  • LATE 2018: Explicit Inclusion Identity

    Past Event
    WED 14 FEB 2018, 6PM- 9PM
    Event Centre, ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30** *With valid student ID **Door sales subject to availability

    This Valentine’s Day, in collaboration with the Auckland Pride Festival, we’re celebrating the diversity of trans and non-binary experiences.

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  • LATE 2017: Sing it Sister- Sexism in the Music Industry

    Past Event
    Event Centre, $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30** *With valid student ID **Door sales subject to availability

    Could New Zealand lead the way toward greater equality in the music scene? Join our panel as they discuss the dynamics and challenges of the industry, and what needs to change.

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  • LATE 2017: Invisible Privilege - Confronting entitlement

    Past Event
    Event Centre, ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30** *With valid student ID **Door sales subject to availability

    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?

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  • LATE 2017: Allied Values - Time to de-friend our allies?

    Past Event
    Event Centre, ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30** *With valid student ID **Door sales subject to availability

    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.

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  • LATE 2017: Home Sweet Home? A Question of Immigration

    Past Event
    Event Centre, ADVANCE TICKETS $25, INSTITUTE MEMBERS AND STUDENTS $20*, DOOR SALES $30** *With valid student ID **Door sales subject to availability

    Join us for the first event of our annual LATE series of curated evenings and panel discussions.

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  • LATE 2016: The Taste of Inequality

    Past Event
    Event Centre, ADULTS $20, STUDENTS AND INSTITUTE MEMBERS $10

    In the sprawling city of Auckland, neighbourhoods have varying access to life’s necessities. What are ‘food deserts’ and are they here to stay? How can food bring communities together?

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  • LATE 2016: From #Slacktivism to Activism

    Past Event
    Event Centre, ADULTS $20, STUDENTS AND INSTITUTE MEMBERS $10

    The internet has increased opportunities for large-scale online social participation. Rebellion is trending. But how is online awareness transformed into action on the ground?

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  • LATE 2016: He Mana, He Wahine

    Past Event
    Event Centre, ADULTS $20, STUDENTS AND INSTITUTE MEMBERS $10

    Delve into the intricacies of feminism in New Zealand and examine the everyday realities of the quest for equality. We’ll talk mana wahine theory, sex and activism.

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  • LATE 2016: The Music Machine

    Past Event
    Event Centre, ADULTS $20, STUDENTS AND INSTITUTE MEMBERS $10

    Music is a shared experience. Hear about the relationship between musicians and their fans and critics from some of New Zealand music’s sharpest minds.

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  • LATE 2015: City of Shadows

    Past Event
    Events Centre, Adults $20, Museum Institute and Circle members $10

    Shed light on Auckland's hidden world. Characters and stories of sex, drugs, crime and politics are revealed from the shadows of K Road to the opium dens of Greys Avenue.

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  • LATE 2015: Songs of the City

    Past Event
    Events Centre, Adults $20, Museum Institute and Circle members $10

    Hear about music inspired by or created in Auckland. Explore the city’s vibrant music scene with some of the people and performers behind it.

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  • LATE 2015: Auckland as an Island

    Past Event
    Mon 9 Nov 2015, 6pm - 9pm
    Events Centre, Adults $20, Museum Institute and Circle members $10

    Our city is forever shaped by people with ideas. Hear from some of Auckland’s sharpest minds as we explore the next five years and the city’s future.

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  • LATE 2015: Auckland Eats Itself

    Past Event
    Tue 13 Oct 2015, 6pm - 9pm
    Atrium, Adults $20, Museum Institute and Circle members $10

    From the spicy smells of Dominion Road and Sandringham to the top restaurants in town, get a taste of Auckland's ever-changing food landscape.

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  • LATE 2014: The Cult of Food

    Past Event
    Events Centre

    If you are what you eat then who are we as New Zealanders? First up in the this year’s LATE series we take a bite out of the mouth-watering topic of food.

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  • LATE 2014: The New Explorers

    Past Event
    Events Centre

    What is it that drives the likes of Sir Edmund Hillary, Ernest Shackleton, or Peter Jackson to climb to new heights, explore unknown realms, or create great film odysseys? And can we bottle it?

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  • LATE 2014: The Pacific Sound

    Past Event
    Events Centre

    How deep are the roots of Pacific Island culture in New Zealand music? Across the course of an evening hear from some of the key influencers behind this musical journey, accompanied by performances from Aotearoa’s top acts.

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  • LATE 2014: The Age of '#Slacktivism'

    Past Event
    Doors open 5:30.

    Political protest and general social unrest seem to have moved almost exclusively online in the 21st century. Is this enough? Are politically-flavoured tweets a sign of our lack of engagement or the new face of political and social activism?

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  • LATE 2013: Aphrodite - Beauty

    Past Event
    Tonight, 6pm, Event Centre

    Mighty Aphrodite. She was a looker. Her power came from her beauty. Who decides what value we place on beauty? Magazines and websites have been known to pass judgement.

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  • LATE 2013: Athena and Ares - War and Violence

    Past Event
    Thursday, 3 October 2013, 6pm - 10pm

    An interesting lens to start from for ‘War and Violence’ is those powerful figures of Greek mythology – Athena and Ares. Often lumped together they were quite different – one known for her heroic endeavour, and the other known for his love of war.

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  • LATE 2013: Dionysus - Intoxication

    Past Event
    Thursday, 5 September 2013

    We’re no slouches in this country, from the rambunctious pirates of Russell, to the hard drinking West Coast Irish, all the way up to the six o’clock swill and after, our forebears displayed a marked propensity for social lubrication. It’s in our history, it’s part of our cultural legacy.

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  • LATE 2013: Tangaroa - Our Oceans

    Past Event
    Thursday, 1 August 2013

    It’s a challenging topic – how to manage our greatest asset, our oceans, and as importantly, what lies beneath them. It’s said we know more about the moon than we do about the deep ocean – so, a lot to learn. The oceans used to be in the hands of the gods – Tangaroa and Poseidon.

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  • LATE 2013: Demeter - Regrowth and New Life

    Past Event
    Thursday, 4 July 2013

    What would Demeter make of the vast food producing factories, increasing populations calling on decreasing food supplies and the remarkable acceleration with which the earth has warmed?

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  • LATE 2013: Hermes - Communication

    Past Event
    Thursday, 6 June 2013

    Moderator Russell Brown was joined by some of New Zealand’s top thinkers to discuss the basic premise that if an ancient God dropped into the Domain on a Thursday night over the next seven months – just what would they make of the realm they once ruled?

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  • LATE 2013: Zeus and Hera - Family and Marriage

    Past Event
    Thursday, 2 May 2013

    Welcome to 21st century aotearoa… a place where the only thing nuclear about the family is the way it has exploded. And just what are the implications, if any, of the recent passing of the Marriage Equality Bill? The panel included Noelle McCarthy, Dr Susan Morton, Conrad Reyners and Kate Hawkesby.

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