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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.


Museums in rapid change
20 May 2018  

Museums in rapid change

Repatriation, innovation, and virtual reality will be among the issues that come up for debate at museums’ national conference in Christchurch.


Museum awards finalists revealed
11 May 2018  

Museum awards finalists revealed

Eight expert judging panels have selected the 26 finalists who will contend for top honours at the 2018 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards.


Record Summer at Museum and Quake City
5 Mar 2018   /

Record Summer at Museum and Quake City

Canterbury Museum and its special exhibition Quake City (above) have had another record summer with 276,061 visitors during the last three months.


Museum Rebuild: The little museum that could
15 Feb 2018   / /

Museum Rebuild: The little museum that could

Russell, the tiny tourist town in the Bay of Islands has always prided itself on its links with its past.