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A+ For Taranaki Artists’ Home Work Exhibition At NPDC’s Puke Ariki

Friday, 25 September 2020, 11:16 am | Puke Ariki

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2009/3971a588af1afae04e30.jpeg" width="648" height="720"> The amazing talents of 57 home-grown artists are being showcased in a new exhibition opening tomorrow (26 September) at ... More >>

Invincibles’ All Blacks jersey donated to NPDC’s Puke Ariki

Friday, 31 May 2019, 10:20 am | Puke Ariki

All Blacks legend Handley Brown’s jersey from the 1924/5 ‘Invincibles’ tour has been gifted to NPDC’s Puke Ariki. More >>

New exhibition to celebrate how surfing has shaped Taranaki

Tuesday, 19 November 2013, 3:27 pm | Puke Ariki

With more surf breaks per kilometre than anywhere south of Hawaii the Taranaki coastline has always enticed surfers to its shores and many call it home as a result. This summer at Puke Ariki museum Surf: Shaping Taranaki will celebrate how surfing has ... More >>

New exhibition unlocks Taranaki’s ‘Photographic Memory’

Thursday, 7 March 2013, 11:10 am | Puke Ariki

A “snapshot” of Taranaki life spanning eight decades will be on show at Puke Ariki museum, in New Plymouth from April. More >>

Puke Ariki studies McLean’s process

Friday, 13 August 2010, 12:19 pm | Puke Ariki

Taranaki artist, John McLean’s exhibition The Farmer’s Wife and The Farmer opens at Puke Ariki on 21st August. McLean’s distinctive style and characters will adorn the walls of the museum till 14 November. More >>

Tapa Moana Exhibition – Connecting with the Ocean

Monday, 28 September 2009, 11:07 am | Puke Ariki

Reconnecting people with nature and the ocean is one aim of Jan Huijbers’ new exhibition, Tapa Moana, opening at Puke Ariki on Saturday (3 October). More >>

Fixated on Photography

Monday, 13 July 2009, 9:51 am | Puke Ariki

Ever wondered how early photography developed into the prolific and much loved medium it is today? Here’s your chance to find out! Puke Ariki’s upcoming exhibition Fixated: Photography Through History explores the development of photography and ... More >>

T.rex terrific for Taranaki!

Monday, 21 July 2008, 11:38 am | Puke Ariki

If you like scary monsters then Puke Ariki has a mammoth treat for you! Probably the most terrifying dinosaur in the world is being unveiled at the end of this month when a 3.6 metre (12 feet) tall, 12.8 metre (42 feet) long Tyrannosuarus rex, named ... More >>

Taranaki Whenua: Life, Blood, Legacy

Thursday, 28 February 2008, 10:44 am | Puke Ariki

Rounding off a sizzling summer at New Plymouth’s Puke Ariki Museum is an extraordinary exhibition that is based on different attitudes to land and the environment. Taranaki Whenua: Life, Blood, Legacy is the second exhibition in a series of five in the Common ... More >>

Fay Looney: Inspired by Light and Nature

Friday, 18 January 2008, 10:36 am | Puke Ariki

"Nature never gets colour wrong!" For Fay Looney, the multi-award-winning Taranaki photographer and author, this simple statement has held true over many years of photography. More >>

Fossils Rock!!!

Friday, 26 October 2007, 11:15 am | Puke Ariki

A major exhibition featuring New Zealand fossils – some dating back 500 million years – starts a three-year tour of New Zealand museums at Puke Ariki on Friday 26 October. Called NZ Fossils: Dead Precious! This interesting exhibition shows New ... More >>

A Passion for Plants and Excellence!

Friday, 26 October 2007, 11:14 am | Puke Ariki

An exhibition abundant with exquisite botanical paintings opens on Saturday 27 October in the Lane and Wall galleries on Level 2, Puke Ariki. ‘A Passion for Plants’ is artist Susan Worthington’s latest collection of work. More >>

Charles Upham Forum Reveals Man and the Stories

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 3:48 pm | Puke Ariki

As part of the 2007 Puke Ariki Reading Festival, two fascinating forums about the life of Charles Upham VC and bar will be held on Wednesday 6 June at 6.30pm and repeated on Thursday morning at 10.30am. More >>

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Thursday, 3 May 2007, 4:06 pm | Puke Ariki

What’s black and white and read all over? A newspaper! The classic childhood school riddle still rings true today as the New Zealand newspaper industry begins to mark sesquicentennial celebrations of some of the longest-running publications in the ... More >>

Illustrious Historian to Speak at Puke Ariki

Monday, 5 March 2007, 5:08 pm | Puke Ariki

One of New Zealand’s leading historians will be in New Plymouth on Wednesday 7 March to speak at Puke Ariki. Dr Jock Phillips, who is the General Editor of Te Ara – The Online Encyclopedia of New Zealand, will discuss his role as historian for ... More >>

Record Bookings For Shell Education Programme

Friday, 2 March 2007, 3:49 pm | Puke Ariki

Having fun while you learn is top of the list at Puke Ariki with over 300 secondary students and 1,450 primary students booked in to the 2007 Shell Education Programme just in Term One! More >>

Artful Craftsmanship In Pop-Up Books Exhibition

Friday, 26 January 2007, 3:28 pm | Puke Ariki

Book reading is taken to a whole new level when a page is turned and up pops a cleverly engineered 3 dimensional model of the subject being read about. In the Lane Gallery at Puke Ariki from 3 February until 29 April, a quirky yet artful exhibition of Pop-Up ... More >>

Touring the Pacific Through a Colonial Lens

Thursday, 7 December 2006, 10:24 am | Puke Ariki

Innocents Abroad – Touring the Pacific Through a Colonial Lens A special exhibition of photographs, murals and Pacific viewpoints featuring intriguing images and imaginative and insightful interpretations is now open to the public at Puke Ariki until Sunday ... More >>

Puke Ariki launches Taranaki Stories

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 4:38 pm | Puke Ariki

A quirky and distinctly Taranaki book with a difference was launched at the Inglewood Public Library last Wednesday. Taranaki Stories, published with funding from the Taranaki Electricity Trust (TET), is not just another history book. It’s a book ... More >>

Te Huringa / Turning Points

Thursday, 14 September 2006, 12:55 am | Puke Ariki

Paintings from some of New Zealand’s best known modern and historical artists feature in the latest exhibition at Puke Ariki. Te Huringa / Turning Points charts a stunning visual history of this country’s journey from early European contact, settlement ... More >>