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Christchurch Earthquake

Any Christchurch organisations that need support from NSTP should contact Judith Taylor on 029 601 0410. Continue reading

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Taupo Museum and Art Gallery

Taupo Museum

Next time you drive through Taupo, visit the Taupo Museum and Art Gallery in Story Place by the Tongariro Domain. The Museum, Shop and Art Gallery are open every day from 10.00 – 4.30 except Christmas Day and Good Friday.

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Petone Settlers Museum to reopen

The Petone Settlers Museum will reopen on Saturday July 17 following a well deserved refurbishment that marks the 70th anniversary of the opening of its building. Continue reading

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Colourful collaboration between Whanganui Regional Museum and Sarjeant Gallery

'Colour' exhibition at Whanganui Regional Museum

An exhibition drawn from the collections of the Whanganui Regional Museum and the Sarjeant Gallery. Continue reading

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Carter Observatory ready for lift off

The newly refurbished Carter Observatory reopens on Saturday 27 March. Continue reading

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Telling the real life stories of Policing in Aotearoa

A fun-filled day marked the official reopening of the Police Museum. Continue reading

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The Museum of Wellington’s 10 Years in Wonderland

Since opening on 27 November 1999, the Museum of Wellington City & Sea’s mission has been to preserve, present and promote Wellington’s social, cultural and maritime heritage. Continue reading

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Family Treasures He Māpihi Maurea: Objects of Affection 2009

Every second year the Museum embarks on the Family Treasures Project, a community project involving Year 7 and 8 students, their families, their schools and the Museum. Continue reading

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Scouting – A Social History

In 1907 when Robert Baden-Powell first published his book “Scouting for Boys” he created a youth movement that has become part of the world’s social history. Continue reading

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Chocolate Thru The Ages Museum

The Chocolate Thru The Ages Museum was opened in 2004 and charts chocolate’s rich history from pre-Aztec times to the present day. Continue reading

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