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Fashioning museums

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Can museums enhance understanding of history, society and culture through the lens of what we wear? The NZ Fashion Museum’s Doris de Pont explores the significance of collecting and exhibiting fashion. Continue reading

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NZMuseums ticks over 40,000 objects

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NZMuseums reached an exciting milestone overnight, when the 40,000th object was uploaded to the site. Item number 40,000 was this butter dish from the collection of Pahiatua and Districts Museum. Pahiatua Souvenir Butter Dish; Royal Grafton; 2012-3379-1. Pahiatua and Districts Museum … Continue reading

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Journey to the Western Bay Museum

NEW WAY: Diane Stevens, Paula Gaelic, Sally August and Nolene De Luca outside the new look Western Bay Museum.

Paula Gaelic, Manager of Western Bay Museum, write about her personal journey through closure of the Katikati Heritage Museum, into development of the new Western Bay Museum. Continue reading

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