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From letters to direct messages, the way we communicate has changed over time, but what we say hasn't: "I love you, I miss you." Explore stories of lives lived in letters in this emotive new exhibition.
Tāmaki Herenga Waka means "the gathering place of many waka", and these new galleries chronicle Auckland's past, capture its present, and look to the future.
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Meet the artists who conceived and crafted the artworks that inhabit Te Ao Mārama, and learn about the tikanga of the space.
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The taonga (treasures) from Māori, the peoples of Oceania and New Zealand, and our natural world are waiting to be discovered across three floors of magnificent galleries.
We're thrilled to announce that Te Ao Mārama has been recognised by the New Zealand Institute of Architects at their annual New Zealand Architecture Awards, winning acclaim in three categories: Public Architecture, Heritage and Hospitality.
A partnership betweeen the Museum and mana whenua has led to a world-first. Ngātiwai are the first indigenous group to be formally listed as the naming authority of a new species of animal.
Long-time Parnell resident and Auckland Museum volunteer Gail Hoddinott interviews David Gaimster about his role at the Museum and his favourite parts of Parnell.
The kaupapa for this new development is that learning through play, exploration and discovery helps build knowledge in young people in a more effective and sustained way.
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Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum has confirmed that it will require all staff, volunteers and visitors to be fully vaccinated as a condition of being able to visit the Museum. The vaccination certificate requirement will become effective as soon as practicable when Auckland moves into the new Covid Protection Framework (“traffic light system”).
Have your say on Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Draft Annual Plan for 2022/23. Our Draft Annual Plan for FY 2022/23 represents the final phase of our Five-Year Strategic Plan 2017-2022, which will see the Museum firmly focused on completing the final delivery of its key strategic priorities.
We are pleased to present our Annual Report 2020/2021 that documents our achievements. Ka puāwai ngā mahi o tau kē, Ka tōia mai ā tātou kaimātaki i ēnei rā, Ka whakatō hoki i te kākano mō āpōpō. Building on our past, Engaging with our audiences today, Investing for tomorrow.
We've recently received the Qualmark Covid Clean Approval. This approval is bestowed by independent tourism assessors Qualmark, indicating Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum is implementing health and hygiene measures to help protect against COVID-19, in accordance with government guidelines.
Our Annual Review for the 2020/2021 Financial Year is available now. Despite the challenges that COVID-19 presented, it has been a year of significant achievement for Auckland Museum, with strong local visitation.
We're honoured to have been awarded a Qualmark Gold Award, for the third year running. This award is the highest honour bestowed by independent tourism assessors Qualmark, indicating Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum as meeting the highest standards for tourism in New Zealand.
We're working closely with Aotearoa's Pasifika communities to promote culture through language. In these pages, you can explore collection objects, read interviews, look at artworks, watch videos, and learn some words, too.
Co-edited by Associate Curator (History) Gail Romano with Prof Kingsley Baird (Massey University), this edition of the Bulletin of the Auckland Museum explores some of the legacies of 1917 – a remarkable single year during the First World War.