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Art Gallery - G2

Te Manawa stores part of its collections on 24 floor-to-ceiling racks. The racks hold objects...

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Art Gallery - G3

Gallery 3 – the heart of the Art Gallery building – has been re-imagined as a space to pause and...

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Art Gallery - G4

Many items in the art collections are works on paper. We’re in the process of photographing...

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Te Awa - The River

Te Awa – The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from different angles.

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A Songless Land

Whanganui-based artist Sue Cooke’s new exhibition A Songless Land eulogises lost New Zealand...

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Te Rangi Whenua

Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the...

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Excellence 2020

Selected NCEA portfolios achieving “Excellence” in 2019. See the best work from the next...

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Manawatū Journeys

A journey through our shared history – the stories of the pioneers who shaped the land as we...

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Mighty Small, Mighty Bright

This summer, take a hands-on journey through the science of light, lasers and nanotechnology...

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Ngā Toa - Many Warriors

Share the experiences of two servicemen, Hugh Nairn of Feilding and Cedric Young of Bulls,...

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Intaglio and Relief Printing Workshop

Sue Cooke is a printmaker with 40 years’ experience. She is currently exhibiting her...

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Ravaged Beauty: An environmental history of the Manawatū

Only a century and a half ago, the Manawatū was a heavily forested hinterland: the floodplains...

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Stories

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Welcome to Tamariki

29 MayCommunity / Exhibitions

Visitors to Te Manawa in May and June will be greeted by an unusual sight. The normally bright and open façade of the KidsTM space has been boarded up, and from behind the hoardings comes the...

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Becoming Dementia Friendly

13 MayCommunity

As a museum without boundaries, Te Manawa welcomes everyone in our community. Most of the time a friendly greeting is enough, but some days we need to do a bit more for our visitors. For...

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Remembering Kiwis at war 

18 MarExhibitions

Before Covid-19 and the lockdown, Te Manawa had a small but important Anzac-related exhibition about to open. Ngā Toa - Many Warriors tells the stories of two local men who served during the...

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Important information during Covid-19

He pānui: Te huaketo

Important information during Covid-19

Discovery Time

Discovery Time