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Search Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum's Collections Online, featuring over 800,000 records and 300,000 openly licensed images from our Natural Sciences, Documentary Heritage and Human History Collections.
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Image: Atarangi, 2002 & 2001 © Michael Parekowhai. 2018.48.1, 2018.47.1.
Explore 7,000+ historic photographs from Sir Edmund Hillary’s extensive personal collection which provide a first-hand look at his world-leading expeditions, from the summit of Mount Everest to the South Pole in Antarctica.
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.
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