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Sunlight: Ihi Kōmaru

Discover the secrets of the sun!

Discover the secrets of the Sun in a fun new interactive exhibition for all ages, that shows how light has...

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Kids TM

Open daily, Kids TM is a vibrant, interactive, playful space at Te Manawa for children up to the age of eight and their caregivers. One of our...

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Te Awa - The River, Heart of the Manawatū

Te Awa - The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from a variety of angles: meet our local wildlife, learn about the river's history,...

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Farewell Zealandia: Forgotten Kiwi Songs of WW1

The forgotten Kiwi songs of World War One tell the story of what it meant to be a New Zealander living through the turmoil and tragedy at the...

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Manawatū Journeys

Open Daily, a journey through our shared history - the stories and of the pioneers who shaped the land as we know it today. The Manawatū has...

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Te Rangi Whenua

Open daily, Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the Manawatū, Rangitīkei and Horowhenua...

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Balls, Bullets & Boots Exhibition

Opening on the 22nd August, the Balls, Bullets and Boots exhibition takes you from rugby field to battlefield and back, exploring the impact the...

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Sunlight: Puppet Workshop

Join Puppeteer Anna Bailey from String Bean Puppets and make your own sun string puppet that will shine and sparkle in the sunlight then learn how...

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National Geographic Presents: 50 Greatest Photographs

For the first time ever The National Geographic brings 50 of its greatest photographs to New Zealand. Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History...

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Biscuits and Bullets

Baking and a dusty suitcase of memories combine to tell a moving story about one family's loss in World War One.

Performed in the historic...

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Highbury Weavers

Raranga, the art of weaving, embodies spiritual values & beliefs of tangata whenua. It symbolises meanings and memories handed down from ancestors...

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Sunday Concert Series

2015 Sunday Concert Series, Te Manawa Art Gallery

2.30pm - Concerts are held in the gallery upstairs. Lift available. Please arrive early to...

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The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy

A Micronaut in the Wide World: The Imaginative Life and Times of Graham Percy rediscovers the life and work of one of New Zealand's most talented...

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Pioneer Highway: New Paintings by Tim Croucher

Tim Croucher explores the family drives and Sunday outings of his years growing up in Manawatū. This exhibition comprises a suite of paintings...

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When We Were Young

When We Were Young celebrates the precious art of embroidery showcasing a selection of handcrafted work from the Manawatū, Whanganui and Taranaki...

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Between You and I

Hark! What light through yonder window breaks? It’s sunlight, and from 26-28 August it shines for the first time at Te Manawa on UCOL’s...

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50 Great Photos 50 Small Poems

Learn from the best with celebrated poet and creative writing tutor Helen Lehndorf. Two special workshops are being offered at Te Manawa Museum to...

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Weekend Discovery Time

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th September - Discover the world of communication through activities while making a communication device of your own.
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50 Great Photos 50 Small Poems

Brought to you in association with National Geographic and Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and Technology, this Libraries & Community Services...

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Embroiderers' Guild - Artist Workshops

Join the embroiderers who made the "When We Were Young" exhibition for a chat, pick up a few tips or even create something with them if you are...

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Stories

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Rugby Tales of Old

28 AugCommunity / Events / Exhibitions

It’s obvious from the moment you approach the Te Manawa complex that rugby and history are deeply interconnected here. The statue of Charles Monro greets you, captured as he accelerates across a...

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Thinking inside the Box

12 AugCollections / Community

Where were you when the Queen came to town? For many, Queen Elizabeth’s 1954 tour of New Zealand was the opportunity of a lifetime. It’s estimated that three quarters of all New Zealanders...

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Capturing the World

24 JulCommunity / Exhibitions

When I was growing up, there was a big bookshelf along the wall of my room, within arm’s reach of my bed. It sagged a bit in the middle, under the sheer weight of the National Geographics with...

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Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru

Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru