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MOTAT September events

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 11:45 am | MOTAT

Welcome to the Machine • The MOTAT Story • Invention Nation • MOTAT Live More >>

Science Galore at MOTAT

Monday, 30 June 2014, 10:42 am | MOTAT

From 5 – 20 July, MOTAT’s latest School Holiday Experience, ‘ Defying Gravity’ , explores the four basic principles of flight- weight, lift, drag and thrust and gives visitors the ability to create their own gravity defying, flying machines. ... More >>

Motat’s Lancaster: New Markings in Recognition of 6000 Kiwis

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 5:26 pm | MOTAT

Museum of Transport and Technology’s (MOTAT) Avro Lancaster Bomber has new markings in recognition of 6,000 Kiwi Bomber Command veterans who served in World War 2. The new markings will be unveiled at an official ceremony at the MOTAT Meola Road site ... More >>

Interact with Leading Kiwi Scientists at Science Street Fair

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 11:14 am | MOTAT

Experience the science behind glowing bugs, robots and the universe with the MOTAT Science Street Fair! More >>

April Events Listing

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 4:57 pm | MOTAT

Car Crazy Holiday Experience – 18 April – 4 May Science Street Fair – 6 April New LEGO Movie Launch – Easter Weekend Super Science Show – Weekends only 15 March – 13 April Speedway Display – 5 April American Classic Car Display – ... More >>

Plan of Innovation And Ingenuity Inspiring Young Kiwis

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 12:31 pm | MOTAT

Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) has launched, in its 50th anniversary year, a new five year strategic plan which focuses on using the museum’s existing heritage objects and Kiwi ingenuity and technology in a ‘hands on way’ ... More >>

MOTAT Staff and Board Join Ngati Whatua for Powhiri

Monday, 3 March 2014, 1:33 pm | MOTAT

On 26 February staff, volunteers and board members from the Museum of Transport and Technology joined local iwi Ngati Whatua for a Powhiri, symbolising a new era in the Museum’s future direction. More >>

MOTAT is Auto Lovers Delight

Monday, 24 February 2014, 12:38 pm | MOTAT

Opening on 1 March, MOTAT will tell the stories of Kiwi icons with the launch of the new Kiwi Stars and Cars Exhibition. Developed by MOTAT, the exhibition will feature a selection of vehicles on display that were once owned by Kiwi icons and will share ... More >>

MOTAT Visitors Set to Bring Christmas Joy to Those in Need

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:52 pm | MOTAT

Media release 28 November 2013 MOTAT Visitors Set to Bring Christmas Joy to Those in Need More >>

MOTAT Fire and Rescue Day – Sunday 10 November

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 7:03 pm | MOTAT

An educational fun day out for the whole family Don’t forget! MOTAT’s Fire and Rescue Day is on this Sunday, 10 November from 10am. MOTAT will be jam-packed with everything from burning houses to earthquake rescues and pet therapy for this hands-on, ... More >>

MOTAT – Mars Rover ‘Curiosity’ Rocks Up In November

Monday, 4 November 2013, 2:07 pm | MOTAT

Curious about space technology and investigating life on Mars? Then a trip to MOTAT should be on your ‘must see’ list this November. As part of its New Zealand tour with Qantas Frequent Flyer, a 7ft tall life size working replica of NASA’s Mars ... More >>

Fire, search and rescue techniques come to life

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 4:33 pm | MOTAT

Rappelling down a sheer cliff face, communicating under thunderous chopper blades, squinting through the glare of flashing warning lights... Do you have what it takes to be a hero? More >>

Something Wicked This Way Comes To MOTAT This Halloween

Thursday, 10 October 2013, 1:07 pm | MOTAT

As dusk falls on Sunday 27 October, MOTAT’s gates creak open to welcome in those who dare to enter! Creepy characters will return from the past to the historical grounds of Auckland’s iconic transport and technology museum, to celebrate the ... More >>

MOTAT Turns Back Time These School Holidays

Monday, 23 September 2013, 3:48 pm | MOTAT

Kids and families will love stepping into the shoes of Aucklanders from the 1900s at MOTAT these school holidays with a Victorian themed experience, ‘Turn Back Time’. More >>

MOTAT Turns Back Time These School Holidays

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 4:12 pm | MOTAT

Kids and families will love stepping into the shoes of Aucklanders from the 1900s at MOTAT these school holidays with a Victorian themed experience, ‘Turn Back Time’. More >>

Call Goes Out For Kiwi War Heroes

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 12:53 pm | MOTAT

Thanks to MOTAT, a Bomber Command veteran’s death bed wish and almost 20 years of development, there is now a public online platform for New Zealanders nationwide to contribute to a rich tapestry of war tales that might otherwise be lost. More >>

Experience ‘Sound FX’ at MOTAT These School Holidays

Monday, 8 July 2013, 1:37 pm | MOTAT

MOTAT visitors are set to experience an exciting explosion of sound this school holidays with MOTAT’s ‘Sound FX’ Holiday Experience from 13-28 July. Children and adults alike can immerse themselves in fun activities designed to highlight the important ... More >>

Get Ready For the Great Motat Steam Fair

Friday, 10 May 2013, 2:03 pm | MOTAT

As the autumn temperatures start to drop, MOTAT is set to heat up Auckland with its inaugural Great MOTAT Steam Fair on Sunday 26 May. More >>

What’s on at MOTAT...

Wednesday, 27 March 2013, 4:41 pm | MOTAT

Go up, up And Away at Motat!; Report for Duty at Motat’s Military Month; New Activity for under 5s; Anything is Possible at Motat’s Imagination Factory More >>

Get Armed for Action at MOTAT’s Military Month

Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 1:46 pm | MOTAT

MOTAT’s famed annual Military Weekend event is back and this year it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before. MOTAT is amplifying the armed action this year, bringing Military Weekend to Aucklanders and visitors on 6-7 April 2013, and ... More >>



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