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Applications Are Now Open For Cenotaph Stories: Contemporary Reflections Writing Grant

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 7:31 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Applications are now open for the Cenotaph Stories: Contemporary Reflections grant offered by Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira in partnership with Copyright Licensing New Zealand. Cenotaph Stories: Contemporary Reflections is a writing and ... More >>

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum Is Open And Welcoming Visitors This Long Weekend

Friday, 29 May 2020, 8:28 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira reopened its doors to the public on Monday 25 May. In the first three days of reopening, a steady stream of visitors came to the Museum, showing similar numbers for the same time last year for visitors ... More >>

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

Friday, 22 May 2020, 9:34 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira opens its doors to the public at 10am on Monday 25 May. Visiting the Museum will be a slightly different experience as we work to keep visitors safe while they explore our galleries and taonga. To ... More >>

Lay A Digital Poppy Online This Anzac Day With Auckland War Memorial Museum

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 11:30 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum will continue to commemorate Anzac Day, albeit in a different way in 2020. In response to the pandemic guidelines, it became necessary for the Returned and Services Association (RSA) to cancel all public Anzac Day events ... More >>

Temporary Closure To The Public - Auckland War Memorial Museum

Friday, 20 March 2020, 1:36 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Mayor Phil Goff today announced the temporary closure of libraries and a number of cultural institutions across the city. The Museum’s Chief Executive Dr David Gaimster said “Auckland Museum is aligned with Auckland Council’s efforts to ... More >>

Open, Vigilant And Ready To Welcome You.

Friday, 20 March 2020, 10:38 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

These are uncertain times. But your Museum remains vigilant, open and ready to welcome you. Nothing is more important to us than the health and well-being of our visitors, people and communities. We're actively monitoring the situation and following the ... More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira Remains Open

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 9:40 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

The Museum is currently open for regular operating hours, 10am – 5pm, daily. However, from today, Thursday 19 March, it will suspend all school visits, public programmes and events until further notice to ensure the safety of Museum visitors, people and ... More >>

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Monday, 21 October 2019, 11:32 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland Museum is delighted to exclusively bring the world-renowned exhibition Wildlife Photographer of the Year to Auckland. On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, this free exhibition opens on Friday 28 February 2020 featuring exceptional ... More >>

Join our adventurers as Night at the Museum returns

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 2:12 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

The family-friendly, sell-out event Night at the Museum will again bring Auckland War Memorial Museum to life. Across six nights, over the October school holidays, this unique after-hours experience will excite and intrigue kids and parents alike ... More >>

Auckland Museum wants to immortalise your selfie

Monday, 2 September 2019, 3:51 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

This September Auckland War Memorial Museum plans to collect 1000 selfies to add to its permanent photography collection. More >>

Pacific Collections Access Project closed this weekend

Monday, 5 August 2019, 3:19 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Since 2016, more than 5600 Pacific taonga have been shared with 13 Pacific communities as a part of Auckland Museum’s Pacific Collections Access Project (PCAP), which came to a close over the weekend. More >>

Anzac Day: Thursday 25 April

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 2:46 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Join us this Anzac Day for a day of commemorative services, tours, music and poetry. After the Anzac Day services, visit our commemorative galleries for your own personal reflections and to discover more about New Zealand’s history and involvement in ... More >>

Are We There Yet? goes into classrooms

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 3:39 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum, in collaboration with School Kit , has received further funding for creating additional Discovery Kits based around the exhibition Are We There Yet? Women and Equality in in Aotearoa , currently on display at Auckland Museum. ... More >>

Are We There Yet?

Monday, 23 July 2018, 12:39 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Auckland War Memorial Museum continues to explore the ideas and themes sparked by the Are We There Yet? exhibition with a full day symposium on intersectional feminism and LATE 2018 smart talks around #MeToo and a conversation with Helen Clark. More >>

International Museum Day sees the launch of Raranga Matihiko

Friday, 18 May 2018, 9:57 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Today marks the global event, International Museum Day which aims to raise awareness about the importance of museums in society. The theme for International Museum Day 2018 is Hyperconnected Museums which aligns with the Auckland Museum’s five year ... More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum commemorates Anzac Day 2018

Monday, 23 April 2018, 2:15 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Four long years of bloody conflict came to an end in 1918, but not before the First World War had claimed the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians. More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum announces new Chairperson

Monday, 23 April 2018, 1:58 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Auckland War Memorial Museum today announced the appointment of Orchid Atimalala to the role of Trust Board Chairperson, succeeding outgoing Chair Dr William Randall. Ms Atimalala will assume the role effective immediately. More >>

Auckland War Memorial Museum Puts WWII Records Online

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 9:05 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

More than 100,000 WWII Army records are being made freely available for the first time through Online Cenotaph . Auckland Museum is inviting the public to add what they know to the records of New Zealand servicemen and women who served in the Second ... More >>

New WWI Gallery to Open at Auckland War Memorial Museum

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 8:39 am | Auckland War Memorial Museum

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele, Auckland War Memorial Museum opens a new gallery on October 10th, Pou Kanohi New Zealand at War, an enduring legacy of the First World War centenary period. More than 18,000 lives ... More >>

NZSA / Auckland Museum Research Grants 2017

Friday, 4 August 2017, 3:20 pm | Auckland War Memorial Museum

Two WRITERS RESEARCH grants are now open for applications for writers working on a project that can utilise the considerable facilities and resources of the Auckland Museum Library as part of the manuscript’s development. These grants are offered ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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