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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 Rainbow

Black Rainbow features works by Ralph Hotere alongside Michael Parekowhai’s Venice Biennale 2011 entry, He Korero mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand River - an ornately carved red Steinway grand piano. ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 18-Apr-2014, 19-Apr-2014, 20-Apr-2014, 21-Apr-2014, 22-Apr-2014, 23-Apr-2014 View more sessions

Greg Semu - The Battle of the Noble Savage

Greg Semu is an Auckland born, now Sydney-based artist. This exhibition is an archetype of salvation, a symbolic gesture of hope for cultural kind battling against colonial oppression, confiscation of resources and land ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 18-Apr-2014, 19-Apr-2014, 20-Apr-2014, 21-Apr-2014, 22-Apr-2014, 23-Apr-2014 View more sessions

Mauri Ora - A Story of Creation

Mauri Ora: A Story of Creation is a glass and light installation by contemporary Maori artist Jaime Boynton. The exhibition explores universal themes of creation through the Maori creation tradition, depicting the ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 18-Apr-2014, 19-Apr-2014, 20-Apr-2014, 21-Apr-2014, 22-Apr-2014, 23-Apr-2014 View more sessions

Shakespearience - Artisan Craft Market

‘Laugh yourself into stitches with music, mirth and merriment’ Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with free family-friendly fun with Elizabethan style, games, activities, demonstrations for all the family. ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 26-Apr-2014

Shakespearience - Awards Ceremony

‘Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em.’ Celebrating Shakespeare's 450th birthday with the announcement of the winners of the secondary ...

Region:Palmerston North
Dates: 26-Apr-2014

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Edward VIII Coronation Tea SetEdwardian evening dress of Mrs Emily Jane Mildon (nee Whitley)Sanitarioum Marmite Jar , c 1910-1950's.Pine needle tea set Silver beaker; c. 1854; 94/286/1
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Black and white photograph of Moa footprints; Mr  Tremaine , George; 1912; 74/61/1

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