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New Tertiary Student Opportunities At Auckland Museum – Enhancing Education Across Tāmaki Makaurau

Monday, 21 September 2020, 12:33 pm | Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum has launched a range of new initiatives aimed at building on the Museum’s contribution to the tertiary research, teaching and training. A new range of opportunities are available to support tertiary students ... More >>

Auckland Museum And Ngāti Kuri Receive $13.3m Iwi-led Collaborative Research Grant

Monday, 14 September 2020, 10:46 am | Auckland Museum

“Tō tātou hā i te tuatahi ko te moana, hā tuarua nō tātou te whenua - our first breath is from the ocean our second from the land” - Ngāti Kuri whakatauki. Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum and Ngāti Kuri have been successful in establishing ... More >>

World 1st Identification Of A Larval Mola Alexandrini Sunfish By New Zealand & Australian Scientists

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 6:13 am | Auckland Museum

One of the World’s Largest Fish Develops from a Tiny Larval Mola Larval Mola ©Amy Coghlan Larval Mola ©Kerryn Parkinson AMS I.29346-002 Australian and New Zealand scientists have, for the first time, successfully identified the tiny larva of the ... More >>

Rare Large Squid To Be Dissected For Scientific Research

Monday, 20 July 2020, 6:37 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum’s Natural Sciences team will be dissecting a large squid at Massey University in Albany in conjunction with Waikato University, Massey University and Auckland University of Technology. This specimen, caught at 1000 m ... More >>

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum Welcomes Visitors Back From Monday 25 May

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 9:25 am | Auckland Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira will open its doors to the public on Monday 25 May. Visitors will again be able explore the Museum’s galleries and experience its new exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year from the Natural ... More >>

Call Out For 100 Covid-19 Objects From Tāmaki Makaurau

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 1:12 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is calling out for Covid-19 objects from the public to help tell the story of this pandemic and lockdown for future generations. The Museum’s Curator of History Lucy Mackintosh and Curator of Manuscripts Nina Finigan say one of Auckland ... More >>

Auckland Museum At Home Content Hub Launches Today

Thursday, 2 April 2020, 1:38 pm | Auckland Museum

While the doors of Auckland Museum are closed, visitors can still experience some of their favourite parts of Tāmaki Paenga Hira online. Launched today, Auckland Museum at Home is an online hub filled with stories, activities, videos and puzzles ... More >>

Sir Hugh Kawharu Scholarship Recipient Announced

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 12:05 pm | Auckland Museum

The Sir Hugh Kawharu Scholarship has been awarded to Tracy Maniapoto. The $10,000 scholarship, offered annually by the Kawharu Foundation in partnership with Auckland Museum, supports and encourages Māori research and leadership, particularly in the ... More >>

Applications now open for $10,000 scholarship

Monday, 16 December 2019, 10:13 am | Auckland Museum

Applications are now open for the Sir Hugh Kawharu Scholarship, a $10,000 grant for students of Māori descent, offered by the Kawharu Foundation in partnership with Auckland Museum. More >>

A virtual reality adventure to Antarctica comes to Auckland

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 4:07 pm | Auckland Museum

After playing to sell-out audiences in major Australian venues, The Antarctica Experience ; a virtual reality visitor experience, complete with VR headsets and a 22-minute 360 Antarctic film, comes to Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum. More >>

Auckland Museum to host iconic British Exhibition

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 8:05 am | Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum will bring a major international exhibition exclusively to Auckland in July 2020 – Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes . More >>

Applications now open for Research Grant and Residency

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 10:46 am | Auckland Museum

Applications are now open for a $5000 research grant and residency through the New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Auckland War Memorial Museum. The grant is for writers who wish to use the resources of the Auckland Museum Research Library ... More >>

Experience the untold story of the Voyage to Aotearoa

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 10:26 am | Auckland Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is marking 250 years since the first onshore meetings between Māori and Europeans during HMB Endeavour's 1769 voyage to Aotearoa New Zealand, with a new special exhibition opening on Friday 13 September. More >>

New Roll of Honour Added to Auckland Museum’s War Memorial

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 12:14 pm | Auckland Museum

On Sunday 30 June, a new Roll of Honour was unveiled in the World War II Hall of Memories at Auckland War Memorial Museum. The private event was attended by the families of the fallen, members of the Defence Force, Auckland Returned and Services Association ... More >>

New Southern Pathway in Auckland Domain officially named

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 3:20 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum’s Southern Pathway in the Auckland Domain has been completed with its official name announced by Auckland Mayor Phil Goff. More >>

Three awards at ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 1:23 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum has been awarded three awards at last night’s ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards. More >>

Auckland Museum wins three awards at Rainbow Excellence

Friday, 17 May 2019, 3:46 pm | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum wins three awards including Supreme Award at Rainbow Excellence Awards More >>

Unpack the stories within everyday bags at Auckland Museum

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 4:10 pm | Auckland Museum

Handbags, plastic bags, backpacks, chatelaines, kete, briefcases, inrō, miser’s purses, basikete and pohā - these everyday objects reflect diverse uses of bags across cultures. From Thursday 13 June 2019, in Auckland War Memorial Museum’s ... More >>

Museum Medals Honour Outstanding Individuals

Friday, 1 March 2019, 1:58 pm | Auckland Museum

For immediate release Friday 1 March Auckland War Memorial Museum has honoured the careers of five outstanding individuals in its Museum Medals ceremony, held last night. More >>

Ngati Kuri, Auckland Museum host marine conservation forum

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 1:28 pm | Auckland Museum

Media Release: Ngati Kuri and Auckland Museum to host significant forum on marine conservation in the Pacific in 2019. More >>