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Are We There Yet? celebrates the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Aotearoa - but how far has New Zealand really come since women gained the vote?
This partnership exhibition with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei marks the 40th anniversary of the iwi's eviction from their ancestral lands on Takaparawhā Bastion Point.
Enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours and patterns in our exhibition, Secret World of Butterflies, which features thousands of butterflies (pūrerehua) from the Shannon Collection, on display for the first time.
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.
An explosive mix of hustle, talent and originality" - Volume South at MIT tells the stories of South Auckland music and is a special edition of our homegrown exhibition about making music in Aotearoa.
A recent estimate of taonga overseas in museum collections starts at 16,000. These treasures primarily date to pre-1900, and are rich and diverse, yet knowledge about them remains elusive.
Join Auckland War Memorial Museum as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day with a day of performances and remembrance services.
Join us and the Royal New Zealand Air Force Association to commemorate the Battle of Britain and all those who have fallen in the Air Forces.
At this year's Cultural Festival, take part and enjoy musical performances, martial arts showcases, arts and crafts, tea ceremonies, traditional games and more.
Back for an eleventh season, the legendary Fazioli piano recital series returns to Auckland Museum for four stellar performances over winter.
The Field of Remembrance contains over 18,000 white crosses, each bearing the name of a man or woman who lost their life in the conflict
Macawa Ni Vosa Vakaviti - celebrate Fijian Language Week at Auckland Museum through contemporary and traditional song and dance.
The Hauraki Gulf Forum's annual seminar is back, this year titled Finding a Voice. Join the Hauraki Gulf Forum as they discuss sharp ideas and actions for a better Gulf with inspiring thinkers, adventurers, scientists and kaitiaki.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War's Armistice Day, Auckland War Memorial Museum presents a looped film projected onto the northern façade of the building.
#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.
Join us this LATE for Helen Clark in conversation with Noelle McCarthy.
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?
Experience a vibrant glimpse of Māori culture in an engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.
Explore New Zealand’s military heritage with experts from the New Zealand Military Historical Society and other military heritage groups as they share treasured collections, replicas and fascinating accounts.
Vagahau Niue - Auckland Museum celebrates Niuean Language Week.
One hundred years on from the Battle of Passchendaele, join us for this commemorative service, a time to reflect and remember the sacrifices made in the hope of securing lasting peace
Celebrate Te Wiki o te reo Māori at Auckland Museum with story, music and family friendly activities.
The Pounamu Terrance: A New Component in the Assembly of Zealandia, presented by Professor Alan Cooper, Geology Department, University of Otago.
Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau – join us and celebrate Tokelauan Language Week.
Uike Kātoanga’i ‘o e Lea Faka-Tonga - celebrate Tongan Language Week through story, music and dance.
Join us for this rare chance to view our city from the Museum rooftop.
Come along and learn how to edit Wikipedia and work with the free image repository Wikimedia Commons.
The absence of gender diversity in the online community has created skewed content that erases prominent figures, including artists! Join us at Auckland War Memorial Museum in association with ArtWeek 2018, to learn how to edit and share knowledge on the fifth most searched website in the world - Wikipedia.
Take a tour with one of our local guides as they share their knowledge with you. Hear about Aotearoa's people and their place in the Pacific, the remarkable flora and fauna, and the conflict that have shaped the nation.