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The blog is where we'll post news, updates, information about objects in our collection, #betterworkstories, profiles of staff members and visitors, pictures and videos, and really anything we think you'd find interesting. We hope you enjoy. 

If there's a topic you'd like us to do a post about, or a post that you think needs a sequel, just let us know!

Bike Wise Life

Bike Wise Month lives on at the Museum.

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Seaweek 2016: Museum Style

Museum staff members are sharing their enthusiasm for all things marine today in the Octagon. 

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Comedy on the High Seas

How does one find comedy in a shipwreck? Therein lies a tale linked to the prayer book on display in the Maritime gallery.

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Ellen in Antarctica: Part III

Somewhere in this post are adorable seal pictures.

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How Christian Dior Came to New Zealand

When it’s time for our bi-monthly Collections date with Dougal Stevenson, I always find myself in a state of panic about what to take.

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Death's Cruel Sting

Dead bees and lime trees and mysteries.

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Wave Your Legs in the Air: conserving an elbow crab

Conservation tackles a crab who has suffered some inadvertent amputations.

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Tooth be or not tooth be?

Just like we do here at the Museum, the Otago Hospice shop occasionally gets strange items dropped off to them.

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Ellen in Antarctica: Part II

Ellen lands in Antarctica.

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WEB Antarctica 6400px from Blue Marble

Ellen In Antarctica: Part I

Assistant Curator, Natural Science Ellen Sima is trading out the Otago Museum basement for the bottom of the world.

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Our blog aims to keep you informed of the latest happenings at the Otago Museum, through posts about our collections, our people and our work.

Disclaimer

The views expressed here are those of our individual contributors, and are not the views of the Otago Museum.

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All content of this blog is Copyright Otago Museum, 2017. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the Otago Museum, except for the purposes of private study, research, criticism, review, or education, as provided for in the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.