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Maori Cuisine champion and innovator to be honoured at MOTAT

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 3:39 pm | MOTAT

Monique Fiso – renowned chef and Maori cuisine champion will be onsite at the Museum of Transport & Technology (MOTAT) in Auckland this coming Monday to oversee the final installation of an exhibit honouring her Hiakai cuisine initiative. More >>

MOTAT secures NZ return of pre-WWI Clement-Bayard Vehicle

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 4:25 pm | MOTAT

MOTAT is proud to announce the acquisition and return to New Zealand of a rare 1908 – 09 Clement Bayard 2-door open runabout vehicle. More >>

Upcoming & Current events at MOTAT

Monday, 17 September 2018, 3:40 pm | MOTAT

Upcoming & Current events at MOTAT: September – October Saturdays & Sundays in September (1/2, 8/9, 15/16, 22/23) Weekends of Imagination: Games Zone MOTAT: 805 Great North Road, Western Springs Time: 10am – 4pm Normal MOTAT admission fees ... More >>

MOTAT brings the wonder of flight to life

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 11:08 am | MOTAT

It’s all systems go at the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) as the Auckland institution prepares to put aviation and aerospace innovation firmly in the spotlight this summer by hosting the blockbuster flight exhibition, Above and Beyond . More >>

Museum’s new vehicle exhibition goes full throttle

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 1:47 pm | MOTAT

Revved up, fully charged, and challenging the status quo! MOTAT’s latest exhibition, Accelerate: Driving New Zealand, delves into the past, present and future of New Zealand’s relationship with vehicles. More >>

Celebrating Cycling in Aotearoa

Monday, 21 May 2018, 10:55 am | MOTAT

The most engaging, visionary, resourceful and innovative exhibitions, programmes and museum projects were celebrated Sunday night at a gala event for the Museums Aotearoa 2018 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards. More >>

Relive the Roaring Twenties at MOTAT’s Prohibition Party

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 2:53 pm | MOTAT

Be swept up in the era of exuberance and sophistication which heralded the ‘roaring twenties’ at MOTAT’s annual Prohibition Party on Saturday 24 February. More >>

MOTAT teams up with emergency services for Live Day

Friday, 9 February 2018, 10:55 am | MOTAT

On Sunday 18 February there will be a kitchen fire in central Auckland and whilst it’s all part of a fun family day out, the message it brings home is certainly no laughing matter. The fire will be deliberately lit in a demonstration trailer ... More >>

Experience, learn and engage at MOTAT this summer

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 10:15 am | MOTAT

If you are looking for something to keep the family entertained in Auckland these long Summer holidays, then MOTAT is the perfect destination! The exciting line-up of activities includes a new exhibition celebrating the 200th anniversary of the ... More >>

Celebrating Cycling in Aotearoa

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 3:47 pm | MOTAT

Two centuries have passed since the bicycle was first invented in Germany and the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is celebrating the significant anniversary with the opening of a new exhibition, Changing Gear , on Saturday 9 December. More >>

Revisiting days gone by at MOTAT

Monday, 20 November 2017, 3:32 pm | MOTAT

Get ready for an exciting gambol through the decades at MOTAT’s Time Travellers' Convention on Sunday 26 November as the Museum transforms into an interactive timeline of pop-culture, technology, and entertainment. More >>

Prestigious Marketing Award Goes to MOTAT

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 5:12 pm | MOTAT

MOTAT’s focus on using past, present and future Kiwi technology, innovation and heritage to inspire its audience and the creative use of digital media are being hailed as driving factors behind the museum winning the ‘Excellence in Marketing’ ... More >>

A Hauntingly Good Time at MOTAT

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 3:03 pm | MOTAT

It only happens once a year and it’s almost that spine-tingling time again! On Saturday 28 October MOTAT dares to host the lost souls, ghastly spirits and creatures of the night for a ‘spooktacular’ line up of entertainment guaranteed to make ... More >>

Dance of the Flying Boats

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 11:15 am | MOTAT

MOTAT’s magnificent flying boats are on the move! A huge team of employees, volunteers and contractors spent days in the museum’s Aviation Display Hall bringing the newly painted Sunderland indoors, and moving the Solent ‘Aranui’ outside for further ... More >>

Jean Batten Artefacts Donated to MOTAT

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 1:38 pm | MOTAT

New Zealand icon and pioneering aviator, Jean Batten holds a special place in the heart of MOTAT’s aviation collection, so it was with much excitement that the Museum recently accepted a generous donation of additional Jean Batten artefacts from Auckland ... More >>

Intergalactic fun at MOTAT these holidays

Monday, 19 June 2017, 12:18 pm | MOTAT

In a science-packed cosmic encounter that’s out of this world, MOTAT takes a closer look at modern-day space exploration when it launches its latest holiday experience from 8 to 23 July. More >>

Lighting up the night sky at MOTAT

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 3:20 pm | MOTAT

Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology is celebrating Matariki in radiant style with Night Lights , a spectacular illumination event from 23 to 25 June. More >>

A Peachy Keen Mother’s Day

Friday, 28 April 2017, 9:55 am | MOTAT

Celebrate Mother’s Day the good old fashioned way at MOTAT! Let the Museum take you back in time to the post-war baby boom days of the 1950s when Elvis ruled the pop charts and Marilyn Monroe was the brightest star in show business. More >>

Decadent delights on offer at MOTAT’s Prohibition Party

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 12:41 pm | MOTAT

Be swept up in the exuberance and freewheeling popular culture of the roaring twenties at MOTAT’s inaugural Prohibition Party on Saturday 4 March. More >>

Getting Charged at MOTAT This Weekend

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 4:35 pm | MOTAT

Electric Vehicle (EV) enthusiasts can now charge up at MOTAT while they explore transport technology from the past, present and future. More >>



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