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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?
The Hall of Memories is home to two display cases each showcasing an overarching theme of faith and the soldier
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.
Sitting at just under 4 inches, the Te Pahi medal is a small object with a big story to tell. Presented to Ngāpuhi chief Te Pahi by Governor of NSW, Philip Gidley King, this medal was offered as a token of esteem for their friendship and the sharing of knowledge.
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.
We light up the Museum to celebrate or commemorate occasions of regional, national and international significance. Check out some of the recent events we've marked.
The Arts + Climate Innovation Roadshow aims to educate, connect and engage with a wide cross section of the arts sector around New Zealand in a two hour interactive presentation.
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?
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.
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.
In a magical world of flitting butterflies, jumping eggs, and giant swaying flowers, two lycra-clad clown puppeteers try their hardest to remain unseen and at service to their puppets: two enormous plump Caterpillars.
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.
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.
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
Join New Zealand Dance Company's Feisty Feet and Youth School as they present a response to the Museum's exhibition, Are We There Yet? Women and Equality in Aotearoa
Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau – join us and celebrate Tokelauan Language Week.
Join us for this rare chance to view our city from the Museum rooftop.
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.