Subscribe   Login     ☰ Menu
×
Tourism Ticker
Tourism Ticker

Tourism Ticker

Tourism Ticker
Home   News   Analysis   Companies   Regions   Jobs   Market   Calendar

Museums

Your search for "Museums" found 50 results


Section of Taupo Museum closes for refresh
31 May 2021  

Section of Taupo Museum closes for refresh

Remaining areas to be free entry until reopening on 11 June.


Auckland Museum wins architectural awards
28 May 2021  

Auckland Museum wins architectural awards

Auckland Museum’s redeveloped South Atrium has received a Public Architecture Award and Heritage Award.


Covid-inspired exhibition to open at Auckland Museum
24 May 2021   /

Covid-inspired exhibition to open at Auckland Museum

All That Was Solid Melts exhibition open until Sunday 10 October.


New museum and a revamped theatre for Timaru
17 May 2021  

New museum and a revamped theatre for Timaru

A new heritage museum and an upgraded Theatre Royal is set to open its doors in 2023.


Historic shipwreck to return near to place of original construction
6 Apr 2021  

Historic shipwreck to return near to place of original construction

The wreck from the 1800s will be temporarily set up next to Mangawhai Museum.


Public feedback sought on Canterbury Museum plans
11 Mar 2021  

Public feedback sought on Canterbury Museum plans

Canterbury Museum has put out a call for residents to have their say on the attraction’s redevelopment plans. 


Free entry at Quake City on 10-year earthquake anniversary
10 Feb 2021  

Free entry at Quake City on 10-year earthquake anniversary

Entry into Quake City at the Canterbury Museum will be free for Cantabrians to mark the 10-year anniversary of the 22 February 2011 earthquake.


Te Papa visits fall 28% to 1.1 million due to Covid closures
9 Dec 2020   /

Te Papa visits fall 28% to 1.1 million due to Covid closures

Visits to Te Papa Museum reached 1.1 million in the year to June 2020, a 28% decrease on 2019.


Museum’s treasured gecko euthanised
25 Nov 2020   /

Museum’s treasured gecko euthanised

Otago Museum has euthanised its jewelled gecko Manawa after expert treatments could not revive him from a series of ailments.


Museum to host Wildlife Photographer of the Year
24 Nov 2020  

Museum to host Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Canterbury Museum will host the 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.


Night event returns to Canterbury Museum
7 Oct 2020  

Night event returns to Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Museum’s annual Night at the Museum has returned to celebrate the attraction’s 150th anniversary on Rolleston Avenue.


Museum’s dinosaur exhibition opens early
28 Sep 2020  

Museum’s dinosaur exhibition opens early

Otago Museum has brought forward the opening of its Dinosaur REvolution exhibition.


Theatre, museum, exhibition space scheme secures $11.6m
16 Sep 2020   /

Theatre, museum, exhibition space scheme secures $11.6m

The Government is providing $11.6m for an upgrade of Timaru’s iconic Theatre Royal and the construction of a new connected heritage museum and exhibition space.


Auckland Museum reopens, some galleries stay closed
1 Sep 2020  

Auckland Museum reopens, some galleries stay closed

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira has opened its doors to the Auckland public.


Private aviation collection to debut at Omaka
26 Aug 2020   /

Private aviation collection to debut at Omaka

The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre will host a once-only display compilation of the John Smith Collection at the 2021 Dangerous Skies WW2 Exhibition next Easter.


Museum records busiest July on record
12 Aug 2020  

Museum records busiest July on record

The month saw more than 3000 people use its services, mostly with on-site visits. This was 15% up against the 3-year average.


Ongoing Covid impacts to slash Te Papa revenue by half
30 Jul 2020   /

Ongoing Covid impacts to slash Te Papa revenue by half

The forecast assumed ongoing impacts related to the crisis would reduce international and domestic visitors.


Northland museum receives $3m funding boost
15 Jul 2020  

Northland museum receives $3m funding boost

Matakohe’s Kauri Museum is the latest Northland attraction to get a significant cash injection.


Omaka to exhibit John Smith warbirds
15 Jul 2020   /

Omaka to exhibit John Smith warbirds

The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre has been appointed guardian of the John Smith collection of warbirds.


“Positive signs” for capital – Experience Wellington’s new CEO
2 Jul 2020   /

“Positive signs” for capital – Experience Wellington’s new CEO

Experience Wellington is seeing visitor numbers at some key sites return to around 60% of normal, as the council-owned operator forges ahead through its Covid-19 recovery. 


Waikato Museum boosts online experience for virtual visitors
12 May 2020   /

Waikato Museum boosts online experience for virtual visitors

Waikato Museum has launched a new website experience for visitors keen to try their hand at creating an online exhibition using images of items from the Museum’s collection.


Otago Museum goes virtual for lockdown
24 Mar 2020   /

Otago Museum goes virtual for lockdown

Otago Museum has closed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic but it will offer some virtual experiences.


Auckland Museum first to host British Ancient Greek exhibit
13 Mar 2020  

Auckland Museum first to host British Ancient Greek exhibit

Auckland War Memorial Museum is bringing the Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exhibition exclusively to Auckland in July 2020.


Te Papa expects visitor boost with Dali and the Surrealists exhibit
2 Mar 2020   /

Te Papa expects visitor boost with Dali and the Surrealists exhibit

The first major surrealist exhibition in New Zealand in just under 50 years, Dalí and the Surrealists: Masterpieces from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen exhibit, will be held at Te Papa next summer.


$7m in culture, heritage funds available
13 Feb 2020   /

$7m in culture, heritage funds available

Applications have opened for the $7m Regional Culture and Heritage Fund available to performing arts venues, galleries, museums and whare taonga.


Waikato Museum welcomes visits despite refurb
11 Feb 2020  

Waikato Museum welcomes visits despite refurb

Visitors are still welcome at Waikato Museum despite its exterior being spruced up this month.


Waitangi Māori Battalion Museum opens
5 Feb 2020  

Waitangi Māori Battalion Museum opens

The $14.6m Māori Battalion Museum located in the Waitangi Treaty Grounds is opening today.


Te Papa “sorry” for farm stream display – Wilde
20 Jan 2020   /

Te Papa “sorry” for farm stream display – Wilde

Te Papa has apologised to people who felt the museum had misrepresented the agriculture sector in a display showing dirty water, supposedly from a farm stream.


Te Papa appoints new CEO
13 Dec 2019   /

Te Papa appoints new CEO

Te Papa has appointed Courtney Johnston as its new chief executive officer.


Wonderland opens at Te Papa
9 Dec 2019   /

Wonderland opens at Te Papa

The Wonderland exhibition is now open for the summer season at Te Papa in Wellington.


Auckland Museum secures iconic British Museum exhibition
28 Nov 2019  

Auckland Museum secures iconic British Museum exhibition

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum will be the first venue in the Southern Hemisphere to host The British Museum’s Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes exhibition.


NZ’s “most significant indigenous art exhibition” draws crowds
27 Nov 2019  

NZ’s “most significant indigenous art exhibition” draws crowds

About 300 visitors attended opening day events for the Puhoro ō mua, Puhoro ki tua exhibition last weekend at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato.


New content, exhibitions drive Te Papa visits over 1.5 million
13 Nov 2019   /

New content, exhibitions drive Te Papa visits over 1.5 million

Tours, cruise visitors and events helped boost FY19 income, says the museum.


Te Papa CEO Geraint Martin resigns
10 Sep 2019   /

Te Papa CEO Geraint Martin resigns

The hunt is on for a new chief executive for the Museum of New Zealand.


PM announces $20m for Rotorua Museum
13 Aug 2019   /

PM announces $20m for Rotorua Museum

The cash will go towards the attraction’s $55m redevelopment plan.


Christchurch gets cannabis museum
12 Aug 2019  

Christchurch gets cannabis museum

Christchurch is set to get a “world class” cannabis museum as part of plans to create New Zealand’s first cannabis social enterprise.


Model railway for MOTAT, KiwiRail
6 Aug 2019   /

Model railway for MOTAT, KiwiRail

Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology has launched a new model railway at the historic Waitakere train station.


Otago and Tairāwhiti triumph at 2019 Museum Awards
24 May 2019   /

Otago and Tairāwhiti triumph at 2019 Museum Awards

Dunedin’s Otago Museum was the most feted attraction at the 2019 ServiceIQ Museum Awards winning three of the ten categories up for grabs including  Most Innovative Education Programme, Most Innovative Public Programme and the Arts Access Aotearoa Museums Award.


Te Papa’s Terracotta Warriors smashes visitor target
24 Apr 2019  

Te Papa’s Terracotta Warriors smashes visitor target

Te Papa’s Terracotta Warriors attracted 198,021 visitors during its four-month exhibition.


Māori Battalion Museum secures $14.5m from PGF
7 Feb 2019   /

Māori Battalion Museum secures $14.5m from PGF

The new attraction will be built at Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Northland.


Canterbury Museum bags Sir Edmund Hillary kit for $16k
5 Dec 2018  

Canterbury Museum bags Sir Edmund Hillary kit for $16k

Canterbury Museum has paid $16,000 for a canvas kit bag used by Sir Edmund Hillary when he and Tenzing Norgay became the first people to summit Mt Everest.


Te Papa preps new Toi Art for Terracotta Warriors
4 Dec 2018  

Te Papa preps new Toi Art for Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors is the first international exhibition to be held in Te Papa’s new art gallery, Toi Art, which opened to critical acclaim earlier this year.


Te Papa honours founders with scholarship launch
23 Nov 2018   /

Te Papa honours founders with scholarship launch

Te Papa has teamed up with Victoria University of Wellington’s Museum and Heritage Studies department to launch two scholarships in honour of its founders.


Auckland Museum plots $4.5m ‘Tāmaki Stories’ gallery
29 Oct 2018  

Auckland Museum plots $4.5m ‘Tāmaki Stories’ gallery

Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is to expand its offer with the creation of a new permanent gallery on the back of a $4.5m cash injection from the Lottery Board.


Te Papa to host  2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism opening ceremony
15 Oct 2018   /

Te Papa to host 2019 China-NZ Year of Tourism opening ceremony

Te Papa will host the official 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony on 20 February next year.


Auckland Museum wins sustainable transport award
7 Aug 2018   /

Auckland Museum wins sustainable transport award

Auckland Museum has won the top prize in Auckland Transport’s annual Travelwise Choices Awards 2018.


Stewart Island secures $1m for new museum
6 Aug 2018  

Stewart Island secures $1m for new museum

Stewart Island is set to get a new multi-million dollar tourism attraction after securing $1m in government funding for the Rakiura Heritage Centre.


Te Papa: Trio of appointments show “strength of NZ talent”
25 Jul 2018   /

Te Papa: Trio of appointments show “strength of NZ talent”

Te Papa has announced a trio of senior appointments which it says “show the strength of talent” in the New Zealand museum and gallery sector.


Sepuloni: Praise for NZ’s museums and galleries
23 May 2018  

Sepuloni: Praise for NZ’s museums and galleries

Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni has praised the museum and gallery sector for its dedication to conserving, documenting and sharing Aotearoa’s diverse arts, cultural and heritage treasures.


NZ Museum Awards: And the winners are…
21 May 2018   /

NZ Museum Awards: And the winners are…

The most engaging, visionary, resourceful and innovative exhibitions, programmes and museum projects were celebrated yesterday evening with a gala at event at Christchurch Art Gallery.