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Te Manawa

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Te Manawa's programme includes a variety of collection based and hand's on, interactive exhibitions developed in house, as well as national and international touring shows. In the courtyard stand two historic buildings, Totaranui Settlers Cottage and Awahou South Schoolhouse.


"Pacific Monarch" in front of Te Manawa.
Paul Dibble
Pacific Monarch, 1992
Bronze
Collection of Te Manawa Art Society Inc.
Gertrude Raikes Bequest

Collection Type
Art, Historic Site, History, Natural History, Science, Taonga Maori, Technology


Contact Details
Postal address iconPrivate Bag 11 055, Palmerston North
Telephone number icon64-6-355 5000
Fax number icon64-6-358 3552
Web address iconhttp://www.temanawa.co.nz
Email address iconenquiries@temanawa.co.nz


Visitor Information
Physical address icon326 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Hours of operation iconDaily 10am-5pm
Charges iconFree Entry / Koha


Facilities
Wheelchair accessParkingFunction SpacePublic ProgrammesMembership ClubToilets



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Black River: A Collaboration in Print and Poetry

Inspired by Ralph Hotere’s collaboration with poets, in particular Bill Manhire, and Michael Parekowhai’s reference to the river in his piano He Korero Pūrākau mō Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand river, ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 20-Oct-2014, 21-Oct-2014, 22-Oct-2014, 23-Oct-2014, 24-Oct-2014, 25-Oct-2014 View more sessions

Shigeyuki Kihara: Undressing the Pacific

A native of Samoa, Shigeyuki Kihara is an interdisciplinary artist whose work engages in a variety of social, political and cultural issues. Often referencing and unearthing Pacific history, her work explores the varying ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 20-Oct-2014, 21-Oct-2014, 22-Oct-2014, 23-Oct-2014, 24-Oct-2014, 25-Oct-2014 View more sessions

Whare Taonga: House of Treasures

Whare Taonga: Alexis Neal and Rona Osborne A collaborative installation, Whare Taonga is a living breathing space where ideas of Whakapapa, Tikanga Maori and the sense of place the Wharenui structure forms. The ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 20-Oct-2014, 21-Oct-2014, 22-Oct-2014, 23-Oct-2014, 24-Oct-2014, 25-Oct-2014 View more sessions

Pasifika

Pasifika - Treasures in the Manawatu Explore what it is to be Pasifika and living in the Manawatu - treasures from the community and Te Manawa collections.

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 20-Oct-2014, 21-Oct-2014, 22-Oct-2014, 23-Oct-2014, 24-Oct-2014, 25-Oct-2014 View more sessions

Manawatu Harvest Festival

Sustainability: Today’s actions for Tomorrow’s future Promoting sustainability in our community, bringing together our regions environmental and sustainable living options to encourage mindfulness in our choices. ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 31-Oct-2014

Behind the Scenes Tour of Te Manawa's Collection

Join Cindy Lilburn, Registrar of Social History for a behind the scenes tour of Te Manawa's fascinating collection. For more information and to reserve your place on a tour please ring o6 355 5000. Te Manawa Museum ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 04-Nov-2014, 06-Nov-2014, 08-Nov-2014

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Edward VIII Coronation Tea SetJapanese ceremonial uniform of Arthur Stanhope Aldrich Edwardian evening dress of Mrs Emily Jane Mildon (nee Whitley)Tea cup and saucer
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; 82/22/606Mounted Huia, 97/118/2New Zealand kingfisher - Halycon sancta or Kotare.Collection of Te Manawa Museums TrustMorepork, Ninox  novaeseelandiae, Ruru
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Black and white photograph of Moa footprints; Mr  Tremaine , George; 1912; 74/61/1

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