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AUAHA ĀTEA NUI, SPECIAL EXHIBITION SUITE

Free for Members
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Members - explore more of the majestic natural world with exclusive access to Members' previews, tours, and more.


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TUE 12 MAR, 5.45PM

TE MATA TAIRONGO, MUSEUM AUDITORIUM

Members: The Natural World - Wildlife & Wilderness

This unique event brings together a panel of experts in the field of sustainable and positively impactful travel. It will draw on topics such as wildlife conservation, holistic and sustainable expedition travel, and indigenous immersion.

TUE 7 MAY, 6PM

TE MATA TAIRONGO, MUSEUM AUDITORIUM

Members: The World of James Tannock Mackelvie

Join our speakers Mary Kisler MNZM, Grace Lai and Dr Sophie Matthiesson as they share their thoughts and insights on James Tannock Mackelvie and his collection. The introductory talks are followed by a panel discussion chaired by Finn McCahon-Jones.

MEMBERS' TOURS

Members only
NEXT TOUR: SUN 3 MAR, 10:30AM

FREE FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS, $15 FOR NON-MEMBERS

Members’ Haere Mai Tour

New Members, take an exclusive orientation tour with us and familiarise yourself with Auckland Museum.

Members only
NEXT TOUR: TUE 19 MAR, 6:15PM

FREE FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS, $25 FOR NON-MEMBERS

Tāmaki Herenga Waka
Members' Tour

Museum Members, join us on a 45-minute guided tour of our new Tāmaki Herenga Waka Stories of Auckland galleries.

AUCKLAND MUSEUM INSTITUTE EVENTS

Established in 1867, the Auckland Museum Institute, an independent voluntary run organisation and the Auckland Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi, is a facilitator of lifelong learning and knowledge sharing, engaging their member audiences through premium lecture programmes and events, in support of Auckland Museum and its endeavours.

MON 25 MAR, 1PM

TE PĀTAKA MĀTĀPUNA, RESEARCH LIBRARY

AMI Conversazione March 2024

Join Marguerite Durling, regular Museum Volunteer Guide and former Institute Vice President, to gain a new insight into an earlier phase of Auckland’s development, as revealed through the actual Minute Books of the Council of Auckland Museum.

TUES 9 APR, 6PM

TE MATA TAIRONGO, MUSEUM AUDITORIUM

AMI Members: The 2024 Lucy Cranwell Lecture

Professor Peter de Lange FLS first visited Rekohu the Chatham Islands in February 1996. Since then, he has made over one hundred visits to the islands. In this lecture Peter will outline what we now know, what we still need to know, and critically what is happening to an island that supports over a quarter of Aotearoa New Zealand's threatened species.

TUE 30 APR, 6PM

TE PĀTAKA MĀTĀPUNA, RESEARCH LIBRARY

AMI Café Scientifique April 2024

Join Dr Kahutoi Te Kanawa as she discusses her PhD, "Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho – Intergenerational knowledge transfer through Raranga and Whatu", a creative practice PhD that discusses Mātauranga passed down through five generations over 170 years.

MON 27 MAY, 1PM

TE PĀTAKA MĀTĀPUNA, RESEARCH LIBRARY

AMI Conversazione May 2024

The Online Cenotaph, managed by Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum, is a comprehensive military database documenting over 265,000 service personnel from Aotearoa New Zealand, from the South African Wars to the present. Join Victoria Passau, Online Cenotaph & Enquiry Service Manager, as she explores the impactful history and continued relevance of this invaluable resource, reflecting on its role in bridging past and present through digital innovation.

TUE 25 JUNE, 6PM

TE PĀTAKA MĀTĀPUNA, RESEARCH LIBRARY

AMI Café Scientifique June 2024

Join author and natural science curator Robert Vennell for a discussion of his latest book The Forgotten Forest, a whimsical journey to uncover the overlooked and underappreciated species of the New Zealand bush.

Members only
NEXT TOUR: SUN 31 MAR, 10:30AM

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AMI Introduction Tour

Exclusive to Auckland Museum Institute Members, enjoy a guided tour of the highlights of the Museum's collection and the Museum itself.

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