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Feel the ground shake? The greatest predator that ever lived has come to Auckland Museum.
Witness the exhibition 2000 years in the making.
Visitors now have until late 2023 to meet our very special guest.
An exhibition of compelling photographs offering a glimpse of life from the frontline of the devastating war against Russian forces. Held in Te Taunga Community Hub in the Grand Foyer.
See our country through a different lens. Immerse yourself in the captivating work of award-winning photographer Olaf Petersen, one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s finest nature photographers.
After 74 entries from around the world were received to design Auckland War Memorial Museum, the winning entry was announced on September 19th 1922, 100 years ago today. Here, Dr David Gaimster, Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive, explores the history of our building and the architectural competition that would produce one of Auckland's most iconic landmarks.
As we look back on the most disrupted year in Auckland War Memorial Museum’s long history, we also look back on another year of success.
The plan sets the foundation for our long-term net-zero target by 2050 and reinforces our organisation-wide commitment to reduce our impact on the environment and inspire others to do the same.
Our 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'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.
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Like so many millions around the world, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty the Queen, after seven decades on the throne.
As Auckland's War Memorial Museum, it is only right that we at Tāmaki Paenga Hira take stock of the significance of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, and the contributions she made for our nation.
On Wednesday 24th August we marked the opening of Ukraine: The Cost of Freedom. The occasion especially pertinent as the date coincides with Ukrainian Independence Day. It’s been an honour and a privilege to support this important and urgent undertaking. The exhibition showcases a selection of contemporary photojournalism taken from the frontline in Ukraine.
Congratulations to Fuli Pereira, who was awarded the prestigious Rusiate Nayacakalou Medal from the Polynesian Society for 'significant contributions to scholarly studies in Oceania’. As Curator Pacific, Fuli has worked tirelessly over the last 26 years at the Museum to advance and innovate Pacific-centred museum methodologies.
Auckland Museum values scholarship, academic achievement, research and service to the community. That is why each year the Trust Board recognises individuals who have given exceptional service to the Museum or added value to its interests. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the 2021 medals were awarded on 28th June 2022.
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