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Allow your light to shine

22 SepCommunity

19 September marked the 125th anniversary of the 1893 Electoral Act that granted New Zealand women the right to vote. To commemorate this historic occasion, Te Manawa is publishing interviews and...

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A Tireless Campaigner

22 SepCommunity

19 September marks the 125th anniversary of the 1893 Electoral Act that granted New Zealand women the right to vote. To commemorate this historic occasion, Te Manawa is publishing interviews and...

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Giving Something Back

21 SepCommunity

19 September marks the 125th anniversary of the 1893 Electoral Act that granted New Zealand women the right to vote. To commemorate this historic occasion, Te Manawa is publishing interviews and...

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The Mother of Palmerston North

20 SepCommunity

19 September marks the 125th anniversary of the 1893 Electoral Act that granted New Zealand women the right to vote. To commemorate this historic occasion, Te Manawa is publishing interviews and...

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A Different Life

19 SepCommunity

19 September marks the 125th anniversary of the 1893 Electoral Act that granted New Zealand women the right to vote. To commemorate this historic occasion, Te Manawa is publishing interviews and...

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A community treasure

8 AugCollections / Community

Cindy Lilburn, our Collections Manager for Social History, has been given a special award by the Palmerston North Heritage Trust, in recognition of her devotion to heritage matters in...

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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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The Art of Flying

30 May

Museums are an endless source of interest and fascination, as a single collection item can spin the viewer off on numerous historical tangents. Take this painting, for example; normally housed...

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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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Biscuits from history

24 AprCommunity

In this guest post, Te Manawa events developer Juliet Thomas delved into the history of the famous Anzac Biscuit, and discovered a wealth of different recipes from across the 20th...

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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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Excellent!

16 MarExhibitions

At the recent opening of the Excellence 2018 exhibition, Te Manawa chatted with two students about their work. Rebekah Tamblyn earned her mark in Photography. Who is your subject? It’s...

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