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Love / Science New MOTAT Exhibition Tells The Stories Behind The Technology

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 3:06 pm | MOTAT

Love / Science is the headline new exhibition opening at the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) on Friday 9 July. The exhibition explores the human stories as well as the science behind ground-breaking technology that helped change our world ... More >>

Night Lights At MOTAT

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 3:44 pm | MOTAT

On the weekend of Friday 25 June, the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is opening its gates from 6pm-9pm for an exclusive three-night event of art, culture and entertainment. Stay up past bed time and bring the Whānau for a walk through ... More >>

Silver Linings: Aotearoa Innovation During Covid

Friday, 21 May 2021, 11:51 am | MOTAT

MOTAT opens new exhibition celebrating small business success stories in time of hardship Opening 29 May - Silver Linings: Aotearoa innovation during Covid is a new MOTAT exhibition exploring six uplifting stories of hope and enthusiasm that emerged ... More >>

MOTAT - STEM Fair

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 9:50 am | MOTAT

MOTAT’s STEM Fair is the place to be on Sunday 11 April. From 10 am – 4 pm over 40 specialist exhibitors from leading STEM organisations will be ready to inspire the next generation of Kiwi kids to consider careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, ... More >>

Bringing Happiness Back To Auckland

Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 3:52 pm | MOTAT

After a tough start to the year, MOTAT is pulling out all the stops to make this year’s International Day of Happiness one to remember. On March 20, MOTAT are hosting The Big Day of Happy, an endorphin-boosting day filled with fun for all ages. More >>

Strictly R18, Anti-Valentines Returns To MOTAT

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 7:16 am | MOTAT

Roses are red, Anti-Valentines is better – come shoot a bow and arrow and burn a love letter On Saturday 13 February, from 7pm, MOTAT will transform into a judgement free zone. Not been the best year? We feel you. Presenting Anti-Valentines, the best ... More >>

Welcome Aboard! Auckland Dockline Trams Set To Return To Auckland Waterfront

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 9:53 am | MOTAT

The iconic Dockline Trams of Wynyard Quarter are set to return to the waterfront this Waitangi Weekend* and will be in action over the remainder of the 36th America’s Cup and beyond. The announcement comes thanks to a new partnership between the Museum ... More >>

Are You Featured In MOTAT’s Latest Exhibition?

Monday, 7 December 2020, 9:06 am | MOTAT

MOTAT’s new photography exhibition Snapped! Summer Holidays in Aotearoa opens this week to showcase up to 100 summer holiday photographs taken in New Zealand from the roaring 20s right through to the swinging 60s. More >>

Santa Is Coming To Town - MOTAT’s Annual Christmas Lights Event Will Go Ahead As Planned

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 2:02 pm | MOTAT

A Christmas tradition and much-loved community event, MOTAT’s Christmas Lights will go ahead as planned on the 11th - 13th and 16th -24th December from 8pm-11pm each night. With contact tracing available on entrance, MOTAT invites families and ... More >>

New Science Fiction Exhibitions Opens At MOTAT

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 3:18 pm | MOTAT

If you thought teleportation, holograms, invisibility and mind control were only in the movies - think again. MOTAT is thrilled to announce the opening of its innovative new exhibition ‘ Science Fiction Science Future’ available to the public from ... More >>

Kiwi Ingenuity In The Spotlight At MOTAT

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 2:45 pm | MOTAT

Parapara/Ingenious: Innovation in Aotearoa has officially opened at the Museum of Transport and Technology’s (MOTAT). This new exhibition space celebrates Kiwi technology, innovation and ingenuity, one collection object at a time and is a fresh addition ... More >>

International exhibition brings the art of science to life

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 11:07 am | MOTAT

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) has secured the rights to present the Royal Photographic Society’s prestigious international Science Photographer of the Year exhibition . More >>

MOTAT to launch 'Machine Makers' this Saturday

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 3:10 pm | MOTAT

As parents ready themselves for the summer school holiday long haul, New Zealand’s Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is putting the final touches on their summer exhibition. More >>

Industry leaders launch national touring science exhibition

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 12:00 pm | MOTAT

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), the MacDiarmid Institute, the Dodd Walls Centre, and Otago Museum are proud to announce the launch of their national science exhibition MIGHTY SMALL MIGHTY BRIGHT. More >>

MOTAT’s upcoming WTF!? Event

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:34 am | MOTAT

On the evening of Saturday 7 September, WTF!? will once again descend on MOTAT, casting an enigmatic shadow across the museum. More >>

Celebrating the romance of rail

Monday, 5 August 2019, 3:01 pm | MOTAT

The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) has launched their brand new model railway thanks to the support of The Great Journeys of New Zealand, operated by KiwiRail. More >>

Mighty Small Mighty Bright - Today's Science, Tomorrows Tech

Monday, 27 May 2019, 3:14 pm | MOTAT

Lasers, rainbows and magnetic nanoparticles… it’s just some of the extraordinary science that is at your fingertips in the Mighty Small Mighty Bright exhibition now on at MOTAT. MOTAT has partnered with New Zealand’s leading scientific research ... More >>

MOTAT Honours Emergency Services

Monday, 11 February 2019, 11:50 am | MOTAT

Getting up close and personal with emergency services is most people’s worst nightmare, unless of course it’s during a visit to MOTAT. More >>

New Zealand’s First Electric Campervan Arrives at MOTAT

Friday, 18 January 2019, 9:25 am | MOTAT

Summer is the time for a good old Kiwi road trip, so it is fitting that at 9am Monday 21 January MOTAT will welcome the latest addition to its vehicle technology exhibition Accelerate: Driving New Zealand. More >>

Maori Cuisine champion and innovator to be honoured at MOTAT

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 3:39 pm | MOTAT

Monique Fiso – renowned chef and Maori cuisine champion will be onsite at the Museum of Transport & Technology (MOTAT) in Auckland this coming Monday to oversee the final installation of an exhibit honouring her Hiakai cuisine initiative. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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