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Kermadec: Lines in the Ocean

Nine artists in the South Pacific

In May 2011 nine artists were invited to voyage upon the HMNZS Otago from Devonport Naval Base in Auckland,...

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Sunlight: Ihi Kōmaru

The Sun as you’ve never experienced it before...

Discover the secrets of the Sun in a fun new interactive show for all ages, that tells the...

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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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Pasifika - Treasures in the Manawatu

Open Daily in the Gallery. Explore what it is to be Pasifika and living in the Manawatū through stories and objects, from both the community and...

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Dinosaur Footprints: A Story of Discovery

See first-hand the footprints of the giants that walked our land! 'Dinosaur Footprints: a Story of Discovery' features three footprints discovered...

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School Holiday Programmes

Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History has a range of fun activities for your family these April School Holidays.

Go back in time and...

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Sunday Concert Series - April

2.30pm Te Manawa Art Gallery - Ga won Kim, piano
Featuring music by Bach, Beethoven, de Falla, Bach-Busoni

Ga Won Kim has received her B.Mus...

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Sunlight: The Solar Telescope

The Palmerston North Astronomical Society presents: Solar Viewing in the Te Manawa courtyard 12 - 2pm (weather permitting).

"The Sun is the...

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Sunlight: Aztec Calendar, Sun and Light, Matter of Life

Join H.E. Leonora Rueda, Ambassador of Mexico for an engaging public talk on the Aztec Calendar as part of the events programme to support...

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Weekend Discovery: Life in Shakespeare's Time

Saturday and Sunday 10.30am – 3.00pm

Join our weekend team in learning about Shakespearean times through writing with a quill, drawing with...

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Balls, Bullets & Boots Exhibition

A New Zealand Rugby Museum exhibition commemorating World War One - opens on 22nd August 2015 thru to November 2015 and then touring Nationally.

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Stories

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Sunlight – Mixing Colours

24 MarExhibitions / Touring Shows

A new Te Manawa developed exhibition is promising to challenge everything you thought you already knew about the light that has shaped life and culture for millions of years. Opening on 18...

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From Palmy to Shetland: Pictures of a rug.

21 MarCollections

  Snap! Photographing a rug is no small feat when that rug is more than 150 years old! Last week our collections team worked with photographer David Lupton to capture an early ‘taatit’...

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Spreading a little Sunlight

21 MarExhibitions / Touring Shows

Here comes the Sun When Te Manawa enlisted Victoria Jakobs to spread a little ‘Sunlight’ – she found herself spearheading the delivery of its brand-new, interactive, science-based...

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