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Search for a Soldier this ANZAC Day

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 11:09 am | Auckland Museum

Search for a Soldier this ANZAC Day 100 years on from the first Anzac Day commemorations, Auckland War Memorial Museum invites history buffs, war researchers, genealogists and the naturally curious to find a mystery fallen New Zealand WWII Serviceman. The ... More >>

New Exhibition Home Front Opening 26 FEB 2016

Friday, 8 January 2016, 1:53 pm | Auckland Museum

Focusing on life ‘at home’ during the First World War, the Home Front exhibition will explore how events half a world away shaped lives at home. This is the third in a series of WWI Centenary commemorative exhibitions. More >>

Museum honours outstanding individuals

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 3:24 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum last night honoured the careers of four outstanding individuals in its annual Museum Medals ceremony held at the Museum on Tuesday 24th November. More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum First to Light Up

Friday, 23 October 2015, 8:27 am | Auckland Museum

This Saturday 24 October, Auckland Museum will be the very first international landmark to light up brilliant blue to commemorate UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations. More >>

Auckland Museum Leads Follow up Expedition to Kermadecs

Friday, 16 October 2015, 4:26 pm | Auckland Museum

This weekend a team of scientists will head off to the Kermadec Islands to continue Auckland Museum’s ongoing research into the biodiversity of the Kermadec Islands Marine Reserve. More >>

Auckland Museum to Host CNZ's Fono

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 2:06 pm | Auckland Museum

AUCKLAND MUSEUM TO HOST CREATIVE NEW ZEALAND’S INAUGURAL NATIONAL PACIFIC HERITAGE ARTS FONO Auckland War Memorial Museum is proud to host the first ever national Pacific Heritage Arts Fono. Running from Thursday 22 October through to Saturday 24 October, ... More >>

International Week of the Deaf

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 4:45 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum And Auckland Deaf Society Collaborate to Mark the International Week of the Deaf More >>

Auckland Museum calls for nominations for 2015 Museum Medals

Friday, 26 June 2015, 11:35 am | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum values scholarship, academic achievement, research and service to the community. To recognise this, the Museum looks to award a small number of individuals with Museum Medals each year. More >>

Auckland Museums collaborate on maritime hertiage

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:50 am | Auckland Museum

Museums Collaborate on the Future of Waterfront’s Maritime And Cultural Heritage Experience New Zealand Maritime Museum and Auckland War Memorial Museum have established a strategic partnership to develop future plans for a maritime and cultural precinct ... More >>

Auckland Museum Announces Formation of Youth Advisory Group

Tuesday, 6 January 2015, 10:47 am | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum has announced the formation of a Youth Advisory Group (YAG) which will see a select group of Auckland’s youth acting as a source of knowledge in assisting the Museum to create stronger links into Auckland’s youth networks and ... More >>

NZ Artist Michael Parekowhai in WWI Centenary Exhibition

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 3:43 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum, with support from Creative New Zealand and the University of Auckland, announce the next chapter in its First World War Centenary Programme, a new exhibition from renowned New Zealand artist Michael Parekowhai. More >>

Auckland Museum Welcomes The Brand New World of Wearableart

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 4:27 pm | Auckland Museum

Opening Friday 21 November, Auckland Museum hosts the brand new World of WearableArt™ exhibition prior to it embarking on a worldwide tour. Every year over 50,000 people vie for tickets to the WOW® Awards shows in Wellington; this new exhibition will ... More >>

Auckland Museum Medals awarded

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 3:43 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum has honoured the careers of four outstanding individuals in its annual Museum Medals ceremony. The Auckland Museum Medals for 2014 were presented at a function at the Museum on 23 September 2014, to: More >>

Illuminate Peace Day this weekend, smart talks, LATE

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 3:37 pm | Auckland Museum

Pack a picnic and grab a blanket, gather your friends and family, and come celebrate your community as the Museum hosts a special film projection on its Northern Façade which celebrates peace. In honour of the International Day of Peace, New Zealand ... More >>

Antarctica Comes to Auckland This August

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 1:21 pm | Auckland Museum

Antarctica Comes to Auckland This August in an Immersive New Exhibition Based Around Jane Ussher’s Iconic ‘Still Life’ Series More >>

New research shows dollar value of arts and culture

Friday, 30 May 2014, 11:43 am | Auckland Museum

For the first time in New Zealand, research has been used to determine the value of arts and culture and finds that the impacts of these activities go far beyond the sector itself. More >>

Auckland Museum’s lasting legacy - thanks to Lottery Grants

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 4:50 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum will take its WWI centenary commemorations ‘to the people’ after receiving significant funding from the Lottery Grants Board. More >>

Experience the World of Wearableart as Never Seen Before

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:02 pm | Auckland Museum

A brand new exhibition from the World of WearableArt™ (WOW) opens on the 21st November at Auckland War Memorial Museum prior to embarking on a worldwide tour. More >>

Animated Aotearoa

Friday, 14 March 2014, 2:27 pm | Auckland Museum

For a limited time, Auckland Museum presents a New Zealand animation showcase courtesy of the New Zealand Film Archive. The films date from the early 20th century to today, and employ animation techniques from claymation and puppetry to drawn animation and ... More >>

Auckland Museum's season of marine draws to a close

Friday, 25 October 2013, 2:58 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum's marine exhibition Moana - My Ocean has one long weekend left before it closes but it has already broken visitation records attracting more than 160,000 visitors in the four months since it opened. More >>



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