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The Return of the Christmas shopping list, part 2

7 DecCommunity

The Special Christmas wishlist continues! Another list we've got for you In case ideas are running low It's filled with goodies that we have For just in case you didn't know Jumping...

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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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The Return of the Christmas Shopping List

25 OctCommunity / Events

A Special Christmas Wishlist - Get your stocking-stuffers now... The Christmas season’s almost here Towards the tree your thoughts should turn The space beneath its boughs must fill So we...

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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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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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