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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 >>

Te Whiwhinga The Imaginarium Opens To Inspire Students

Friday, 4 June 2021, 5:54 pm | Auckland Museum

FINAL PHASE OF AUCKLAND MUSEUM TRANSFORMATION REVEALED Te Whiwhinga The Imaginarium opens to inspire students Students and school aged learners will have a new place to understand the world around them when Auckland Museum’s new education spaces ... More >>

Auckland Museum Transformation Acclaimed By NZ Institute Of Architects

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 12:41 pm | Auckland Museum

The redevelopment of Auckland Museum’s South Atrium, Te Ao Mārama, has been recognised by the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) at their annual Auckland Architecture Awards last night. Auckland Museum and its architects, Jasmax (in partnership with ... More >>

Brickman Awesome: Epic LEGO® Creations Exhibition Comes Exclusively To Auckland

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 8:10 am | Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum is set to host the tallest LEGO® brick model in the Southern Hemisphere. Built from more than 450,000 bricks and standing a towering 7.5 metres tall, a replica NASA SLS rocket is one of the exciting attractions of Ryan ‘The Brickman’ McNaught’s ... More >>

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 >>