Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is closed to the public for four weeks in step with our county’s efforts to limit the transmission of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Find out more.
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Our staff play a vital role in acquiring and preserving a vast collection of specimens to help scientists answer critical questions about the natural world. Learn more here!
When Auckland Museum’s resident taxidermist, Mr Louis Griffin, collected (by shooting) spotted shags in the Hauraki Gulf in 1914 for a diorama he could not have known that by doing so he would indirectly contribute to the conservation of the same species over 100 years later.