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Auckland Museum Appoints New Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive

Monday, 21 August 2023, 2:07 pm | Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of David Reeves as Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2308/532fb625cadda18655dc.jpeg" width="540" height="720"> Reeves has been the Director ... More >>

Journey Through Time - Egypt: In The Time Of Pharaohs Opens Next Week!

Thursday, 8 June 2023, 11:03 am | Auckland Museum

The largest collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts ever to tour to Aotearoa New Zealand opens next Thursday 15 June at Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum. Tickets are on sale now at aucklandmuseum.com. Prepare to embark on an extraordinary ... More >>

Night At Auckland Museum Returns

Tuesday, 23 May 2023, 12:16 pm | Auckland Museum

The family-friendly, sell-out event Night at Auckland Museum will again bring Auckland War Memorial Museum to life and open the door to an ancient civilisation. Over two floors filled with fun activities, Night at Auckland Museum: Wonders of Egypt explores ... More >>

New Exhibition Brings Treasures From Ancient Egypt Exclusively To Auckland Museum

Thursday, 20 April 2023, 9:38 pm | Auckland Museum

The largest collection of ancient Egyptian artefacts ever to tour to Aotearoa New Zealand is coming exclusively to Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum. The international touring exhibition Egypt: In the Time of Pharaohs explores the ... More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Chief Executive Announces Move To New Role At South Australian Museum

Wednesday, 15 March 2023, 5:59 pm | Auckland Museum

Dr David Gaimster, Chief Executive of Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum, is taking a new role overseas after six years at the helm. “It has been an immense pleasure and privilege to lead the Museum, particularly through some of ... More >>

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Acknowledges Contributions Of Outstanding Individuals

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 6:06 am | Auckland Museum

The prestigious Museum Medals were presented at a ceremony hosted at Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum last night (28 June). The Museum Medals recognise excellence and innovation in the study of our cultural and natural heritage. The ... More >>

A Rare & Real T.rex Makes A World First Debut At Auckland Museum

Saturday, 2 April 2022, 6:14 am | Auckland Museum

From Friday 15 April Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum will be the first ever Museum in the world to display Peter the T. rex . Eleven metres long, nearly three metres high and displayed in its hunting position, this is one of a ... More >>

Auckland Museum Wins At Designers Institute Of New Zealand 2021 Best Awards

Saturday, 19 February 2022, 2:22 pm | Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum was shortlisted for ten Best Awards at last night’s virtual Best Awards 2021 event, winning a total of three in the Public & Institutional Spaces, Exhibition & Temporary Structures ... More >>

Prehistoric Creatures Come To ‘Life’ At Auckland Museum

Wednesday, 22 December 2021, 6:37 pm | Auckland Museum

From Monday 8 January, Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium comes to Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum for the summer school holidays. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium is an immersive theatre experience that allows visitors to get up-close ... More >>

Auckland Museum Wins National Acclaim At New Zealand Architecture Awards

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 1:03 pm | Auckland Museum

In 2021, Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum completed a series of major transformations to its visitor experience. After being closed for approximately 18 months, Auckland Museum’s South Atrium entry precinct Te Ao Mārama re-opened ... More >>

Ngāti Kuri Lead New Research Programme With Voyage To Rangitāhua 20 Years On From Kaumātua

Thursday, 18 November 2021, 8:11 pm | Auckland Museum

On Thursday 18 November 2001 Kaumātua of Ngāti Kuri journeyed across the ocean back to their home islands of Rangitāhua to honour their ongoing history of return voyaging and recognise their occupation. It is no coincidence that ‘ Expedition ... More >>

Auckland Museum And Watercare To Partner On Exciting New Discovery - Māngere Kaawa Formation Fossils

Friday, 29 October 2021, 6:49 am | Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Auckland Museum has partnered with Watercare's Central Interceptor project and is in conversation with the Mana Whenua Kaitiaki Managers Forum, to collect, identify, care for and research fossils recently discovered during the excavation ... More >>

International Photography Exhibition Coming To Auckland Museum Shines A Light On Impact Of Plastic Pollution

Monday, 18 October 2021, 7:02 am | Auckland Museum

International award-winning British photographer Mandy Barker brings her exhibition SHELF-LIFE to Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum in October in partnership with the British Council Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific , and the British High ... More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum Welcomes New Members To Its Trust Board

Monday, 11 October 2021, 6:02 pm | Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Auckland War Memorial Museum today announced the appointment of three new Trust Board Members. Lupematasila Misatauveve Dr Melani Anae QSO is Associate Professor in Pacific Studies at the University of Auckland. Her sustained ... More >>

Auckland Museum Partner With Mana Whenua To Name A New Species Of Pygmy Pipehorse

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 6:55 am | Auckland Museum

A new species of pygmy pipehorse, a fish closely related to the seahorse, has been named by kaumātua (senior leaders) of Ngātiwai in a collaboration with biodiversity scientists from Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum and the California Academy of ... More >>

Auckland Museum Is Temporarily Closed

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 8:00 pm | Auckland Museum

With COVID-19 Level 4 restrictions now in place for Auckland, the Museum will be temporarily closed to the public until we return to Level 2. If you have any tickets booked to our Sea Monsters exhibition, Guided Tours or events during the lockdown, ... More >>

Expert Talks Added To Twilight Tuesdays

Monday, 2 August 2021, 5:46 am | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is enhancing its late night programme, Twilight Tuesdays with a series of expert talks every Tuesday evening from July. Designed to provide new insights about the Museum’s collections, research or its curatorial processes, the Evenings ... More >>

Love & Loss - Exploring Emotional Connections Through Personal Messages And Letters

Wednesday, 7 July 2021, 1:17 pm | Auckland Museum

The new exhibition Love & Loss , from Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum’s rich Documentary Heritage collection, explores expressions of love, loss, hope and longing shared between lovers, friends, and families from the 1800’s through ... More >>

Auckland Museum Brings The World To Tāmaki Makaurau In 2021/2022

Monday, 14 June 2021, 9:11 am | Auckland Museum

Over the course of 2021 and 2022 Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum will bring Aucklanders an exciting programme of international touring exhibitions alongside the Museum’s own shows that illustrate the wealth and diversity of its ... More >>

Sea Monsters: Prehistoric Ocean Predators Coming To Life At Auckland Museum – On Sale Wednesday 16 June

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 6:11 am | Auckland Museum

Sea Monsters © Australian National Maritime Museum Sea Monsters , opening to the public on Wednesday 7 July, brings never-before-seen fossils from millions of years ago and life-sized casts from gigantic specimens to Aotearoa – including a 13-metre ... More >>





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