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A Summer of Science

26 NovExhibitions / Learning and Discovery

Te Manawa’s summer programme has launched with the opening of a new interactive science exhibition. Mighty Small, Mighty Bright focuses on the science of the very small. It was developed by...

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More than what you see

27 AugCommunity / Exhibitions

There is a new addition to our Taku P’eu Tupuna exhibition: a garment created by 16-year-old Evangeline (Apiti Tuauri Te Kura) Meti-Nicholas that won third place at the Pasifika Fusion cultural...

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Welcome Back Zealandia

30 AprCommunity / Exhibitions

Programme developer Tony Rasmussen explains the origins of Farewell Zealandia Farewell Zealandia is an exhibition of New Zealand songs from the Great War. Originally exhibited at Te Manawa in...

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Trevallies all the way down

30 AprExhibitions

We asked artist John Tarlton to give us a tour of his exhibition "How Green Was My Trevally". The tour was recorded by Manawatū People's Radio; full audio can be found in their...

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Last post for rugby WW1 exhibition

19 FebExhibitions

Balls, Bullets & Boots is a unique commemorative exhibition that tackles the story of wartime rugby. This autumn it will be on display at Te Manawa, its last public appearance before retirement....

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A champion for the Art Gallery

18 JanCollections / Community / Events / Exhibitions

Building on the successful re-invigoration of the city’s art gallery, Te Manawa has appointed a new Art Gallery Manager to oversee gallery activities, events and programmes. Toni Edmeades...

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Sunlight – Ihi Kōmaru: from Photon to Photosynthesis

8 JanExhibitions / Learning and Discovery / Touring Shows

Summer is perfect to spend some time in the sun... and with this interactive from the Te Manawa-made Sunlight - Ihi Kōmaru exhibition, you'll take charge of a photon and escape the sun, in a fun,...

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A Renaissance

29 OctCollections / Community / Exhibitions

When the decision was made to curtail the Art Gallery renewal project, the three branches of Te Manawa that create exhibitions knew something special would be required of them. The April 2019...

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Just a few more sleeps!

19 OctCommunity / Exhibitions

Santa’s Cave Centenary begins next month. On Christmas Eve, 1918, Santa’s Cave opened for the first time at the Collinson & Cunninghame department store. Now, 100 years later, Te Manawa is...

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The truth about booths

8 JulCollections / Exhibitions

Museums often house preserved examples of endangered or extinct species. Te Manawa’s collection includes tui, kereru – even a huia. Yet it is to a different kind of rarity that we turn our...

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An Unbreakable Bond

9 MayCollections / Community / Exhibitions

A new exhibition at Te Manawa of art by Polish soldiers aims to highlight an unexpected Manawatū connection to the Second World War. New Zealand soldiers overseas received regular parcels and...

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Still more to explore

22 MarCommunity / Exhibitions

The small village of Āpiti is already baking in the early sun. Only occasionally does a bit of a breeze come down the valley to bring relief. Everyone’s going to be melting today - everyone...

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