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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!

Glaciers, Fault Lines, and Climate Mapping: Fieldwork on The South Island

We are excited to be kicking off our work with ZERO1. The American Arts Incubator is an opportunity to work with international artists, designers, and scientists on global and local climate change issues, digital tech, and forms of civic engagement. This involves a lot of interdependent parts, and we will be pulling apart this constellation of components through these posts. The starting point for us is the City of Dunedin in the South Island of New Zealand. Our residency in Dunedin coincides with The New Zealand International Science Festival in July, creating an amazing springboard for this cultural incubator.  

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Pokémon Go fever hits Dunedin – What is all the fuss about?

By now you may have heard about the latest digital craze, Pokémon Go, taking the world by storm, and it hasn’t taken long for Dunedin-ites to jump on board.  

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July @ Otago Museum

July is going to be a sense-ational month at the Otago Museum, with a calendar full of programmes and events to keep you and your family busy these school holidays.

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2016 Otago Wildlife Photography Competition Winners Announced

The 2016 Otago Wildlife Photography Exhibition opened last night, Wednesday 8 June, with an awards ceremony celebrating the talent of amateur photographers and videographers across the region.

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Last Call for Wildlife Wonder-shots

At 5pm on Monday 16 May 2016 this year’s Otago Wildlife Photography Competition (the 17th edition) closes. Get your entries in by then for the chance to join the ranks of past winners.

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Time Warp: Staging an intervention

Turning a dilemma into a dreamy display through the magic of design (and lots of vinyl).

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2016 iD Fashion Week: A Single Shoe

A guest blog from Dr Elaine Webster about a pair of delicious Dior shoes.

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2016 iD Fashion Week: Stylish Hākui

'70s fashion from some very stylish hākui.

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2016 iD Fashion Week: Men and the Time Warp

Collection Officer Jamie Metzger on one of the inspirations for the Otago Museum's iD Fashion Week case, Time Warp.

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Fashion and the Brain

Neuroscience or style? We say choose both!

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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.

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

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