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Heidi M Meudt’s research focuses on the evolution and classification of native New Zealand flowering plants. Heidi will present on 'Integrative systematic research of New Zealand’s native forget-me-nots' for the 2016 Lucy Cranwell Lecture.
Join us in the Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu exhibition space for demonstrations of traditional weaving by master weavers and special presentations from our curators.
The British music magazine The Gramophone reviewed Oleg Marshev’s recording of Prokofiev music as “one of the most authoritative and impassioned performances on disc so far”.
On 1 August 1916, the Military Service Act was passed, bringing conscription to New Zealand. Listen as we bring back to life the voices of New Zealanders for or against conscription - from politicians to mothers, soldiers at the front, the church and conscientious objectors.
Do we have the right to object to war? Are we responsible for the actions of our country?
Bookable tours for New Zealand groups of seniors.
These designer shopping totes by Gina Matchitt (Whakatōhea and Te Arawa) are on display from the beginning of Māori language week.
Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South is the first exhibition in an exciting new partnership between MIT Manukau and Auckland Museum.
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.
Step inside this unique world of beautifully crafted objects in this new exhibition. Acclaimed artists Areta Wilkinson and Te Rongo Kirkwood showcase their artwork alongside historical objects from the Museum’s collection.
This exhibition of photographs commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Çanakkale, also known as the Gallipoli Campaign.
Focusing on life 'at home' during the First World War, the Home Front exhibition will explore how the events half a world away shaped lives at home. This is the third in a series of WWI Centenary commemorative exhibitions.
Back for a ninth season, the legendary Fazioli piano recital series returns to the Museum for four stellar performances over winter.
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.
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.
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.
Performers from our Māori Cultural Experience will take you on a guided tour of our magnificent Māori gallery.
Our collections and galleries are permanent features at the Museum and are open to the public daily.
This gallery can be found on the top floor and tell the story of New Zealand's involvement in wars from the New Zealand Wars to East Timor.
Weird and Wonderful is a free children's gallery open daily.
Pacific Masterpieces shows some of the most beautiful and important Oceanic art and artefacts in the world, ranging from delicate combs to ocean going canoes and from feathered cloaks to shields.