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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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A Songless Land

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

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Te Manawa After Dark

Enter a museum transformed by unusual lighting and spend the evening absorbed in fun activities,...

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Family Movie Night

There’s nothing quite like a movie night out with the whānau. Come and enjoy Playmobil: The...

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Whānau Feud

We bring you a quiz every Saturday night for eight weeks, all in the style of iconic TV game...

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Radio-Controlled Car Open Day

A day of remote-control fun, this is your chance to learn from your local RC professionals....

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Te Manawa Overload

Te Manawa Overload returns for another action-packed evening! Assemble an 8-person team of laser...

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Teddy Bear's Picnic

When you go down to the museum today, you’re in for a big surprise! Bring your teddy bear and...

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Jerome Kavanagh - Oro Atua Sound Journey

Grammy Award-winning musician Jerome Kavanagh presents his Oro Atua Sound Journey, a mystical...

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Jerome Kavanagh - Taonga Puoro Workshop

Grammy Award-winning musician Jerome Kavanagh hosts an all-ages workshop exploring traditional...

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Nerf Battle

Feel the thrill of competition as you and your friends dodge nerf darts in a frantic battle...

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Excellence 2020

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

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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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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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Active Tots

A programme for the under-5s, focused on self-directed play and exploration.

Nau mai, haere mai!...

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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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Te Awa - The River

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

The...

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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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