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  • Safe Keeping:
    Caring for lei in the Museum

    To mark this year's Pasifika Festival, Ruby Satele (Collection Manager, Pacific) details the delicate work that goes into caring for lei to ensure they, and the stories they tell, survive the test of time.

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  • One year of
    collecting Covid

    A year on from the first day of Aotearoa's first lockdown, Curator Manuscripts Nina Finigan and Curator History Lucy Mackintosh reflect on how they curated Covid for Auckland Museum.

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  • More National Treasures at Auckland Museum

    TVNZ's new show National Treasures aims to discover the precious objects of national significance that people have in their own homes. Each week, we'll share other unseen-on-air objects from our collections that expand on the taonga explored in the show.

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  • What's Gnu
    at Auckland Museum

    In this blog, Museum Conservator Valerie Tomlinson details the work involved in getting two enormous beasts ready for their close-ups.

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