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When dinosaurs ruled the land, giant marine reptiles hunted the depths of the sea. Discover the secrets of these monsters of the deep in this new exhibition that will delight all ages! Opens Wednesday 7 July.
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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.
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.
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.
We are delighted and honoured to have received these prestigious awards which recognises the two year journey we have undertaken to transform this part of our heritage building for current and future visitors.
This year we highlight the contributions made by servicewomen in World War II and after.
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Auckland Museum's Chief Executive, Dr David Gaimster, explores the Museum's extraordinary collection, each item with its own compelling backstory, in this volume—part of Scala's international Director's Choice series.
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.
Auckland Museum's Annual Plan signals the wide range of activities we will undertake in 2021/2022, from working in partnership with communities and knowledge-holders to transform the Māori Court and Pacific Lifeways galleries, to building and strengthening our research and training partnerships.
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.