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Mercury Bay Regional Museum Development Phase

Tuesday, 18 April 2006, 10:08 am | Mercury Bay Museum

Following an earlier design team meeting, the Design team of Grant Collie (LDPS NZ LTD, Project Director) , Perry Royal (Royal Associates, Architects), Pip Prime (Urban Escape, Exhibition Designer), David Seaton (LDPS, Technical Consultant), Janet Riddell ... More >>

New Appointment - Plans On Display

Wednesday, 14 December 2005, 11:12 am | Mercury Bay Museum

In advance of our busy Xmas and New Year Holiday Period, The Coromandel Peninsula's most visited museum has a couple of exiting announcements. More >>

Environment And Heritage Education Centre

Wednesday, 23 November 2005, 1:08 pm | Mercury Bay Museum

Now that funds are in place to begin phase 1 of the redevelopment of the Mercury Bay Regional Museum, we are please to announce that the Environment and Heritage Education Centre will be in operation before Xmas. More >>

Major Initiative Between Ngati Hei And Museum

Tuesday, 5 July 2005, 9:29 am | Mercury Bay Museum

Ngati-Hei iwi, are the autochthon tangatawhenua of Whitianga, who trace their whakapapa back to Kupe and those who sailed with him, have been working closely with the MB Regional Museum project to develop the museum as a major national and international ... More >>

Heritage Hauraki Coromandel Launch A Great Success

Thursday, 23 June 2005, 5:13 pm | Mercury Bay Museum

Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st June saw the gathering of the majority of the Museum and Heritage practitioners from the Coromandel, Hauraki and neighbouring areas at the Mercury Bay Regional Museum. More >>

Coromandel Regional Museums Cluster

Monday, 14 March 2005, 4:17 pm | Mercury Bay Museum

Mercury Bay Regional Museum Project Office PRESS RELEASE ..... PRESS RELEASE ...... PRESS RELEASE Coromandel Regional Museums Cluster As the result of the discussions to develop the Mercury Bay Regional Museum, it became apparent that there was a need ... More >>

Workshed Found For Planetarium

Monday, 31 January 2005, 9:23 am | Mercury Bay Museum

The Mercury Bay Regional Museum has been given the use of a storage and work shed for the reassembling of the old Spitz planetarium which is being donated by the Auckland War Memorial Museum to the Mercury Bay Regional Museum. Anthony and Airdrie Hamilton ... More >>

Spitz Planetarium Comes to Mercury Bay

Monday, 17 January 2005, 9:49 am | Mercury Bay Museum

The Mercury Bay Regional Museum is proud to announce in this, the World Year of Physics, that it has recently acquired the Spitz Planetarium formerly located in the Auckland War Memorial Museum. This classic scientific instrument will be one of only 4 permanent ... More >>

Mercury Bay Regional Museum Project Office

Wednesday, 29 December 2004, 9:38 am | Mercury Bay Museum

Following the highly successful opening of the new Coromandel Natural History Exhibition, and the launch of the Fundraising campaign for the redevelopment of the museum, we are moving to the next stage at speed……… More >>

Coromandel Region Museums Participate In Scheme

Monday, 6 September 2004, 11:14 am | Mercury Bay Museum

Today at the Mercury Bay Regional Museum, museum personnel from the Coromandel Region are meeting to begin work on the New Zealand Museums Standards Scheme in a workshop lead by Wallis Barnicoat from Te Papa National Services Te Paerangi. More >>

An Innovative Approach To Heritage Education

Friday, 7 May 2004, 10:06 am | Mercury Bay Museum

Today, Mercury Bay Regional Museum and Mercury Bay Area School have the greatest pleasure in announcing the launch of an organic relationship to maximise the potential involvement of the school in the MB Regional Museum and the development project. More >>