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Get ready to bubble, pop and explode at MOTAT this January

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 9:59 am | MOTAT

Get ready to bubble, pop and explode at MOTAT this January MOTAT is getting set for an action packed school holiday programme in January with fun-filled options that will suit kids of all ages and interests. Under Pressure – 3 January to 1 February ... More >>

Annual report indicates steady progress for MOTAT

Monday, 8 December 2014, 12:54 pm | MOTAT

MOTAT’s 2013/14 annual report is now available to the public and CEO Michael Frawley believes the results demonstrate some positive signs for the future direction of the Museum. More >>

Pair of rare birds stop tanks in their tracks

Monday, 1 December 2014, 11:31 am | MOTAT

Pair of rare birds stop tanks in their tracks A pair of nesting dotterels has made a home for themselves and their soon-to-be-hatched eggs at MOTAT’s Aviation and Military site on Motions Road in Western Springs. The protected species, of which ... More >>

Family fun with a charitable twist this Christmas

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 12:28 pm | MOTAT

The Museum of Transport and Technology is giving Aucklanders the chance to brighten the lives of those less fortunate this Christmas with two annual initiatives that also promise their fair share of action for the whole family. More >>

More than 6,000 Expected for NZ’s Largest Halloween Event

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:14 pm | MOTAT

Organisers of MOTAT’s ‘Twisted Victorian Tale’ event are expecting a ‘visual feast’ of costumes to be on display for what is expected to be the Museum’s biggest Halloween event to date. More >>

Inspire Young Kiwi Inventors These School Holidays at MOTAT

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 5:21 pm | MOTAT

‘Invention Nation’ is the latest MOTAT School Holiday Experience and will run from 27 September – 12 October from 10am – 5pm. The Holiday Experience will introduce visitors to the five stages of inventing, from the idea, design, prototype, testing ... More >>

Inspiring Kiwi Innovators of Tomorrow – New Exhibition

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 10:51 am | MOTAT

Young Kiwi minds will learn and explore Kiwi innovation and ingenuity at the new ‘Welcome to the Machine’ More >>

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 >>



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