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Blog

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!

Your Museum at Your Place

@hOMe – your museum, in your home We're bringing the Museum to the public. Virtually at least. Since the COVID-19 Alert 4 lockdown began, Otago Museum staff from all divisions have been working busily creating an enormous range of material for the public to access while confined to their bubbles.  From the café to collections, from education to animal husbandry, the new portal showcases the diverse range of skills in the Otago Museum team. Material is now available at www.otagomuseum.nz/athome and includes blogs, jigsaw puzzles, video chats, craft activities, science experiments, past and current exhibitions and displays, and much more.  It is split into View, Read, Do, and Listen but there are...

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Smock Shock!

Smocks, but not as you know them...

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Bee Promo

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All about bumblebees!

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Covid-19 Updates

*Monday 23 March* As of 3pm today, the Museum is closed until further notice. We will advise of any changes or new information as it comes to hand. Please look after your people and stay safe.  Kia kaha.   *Sunday 22 March* We are open, and have implemented a visitor register so we can easily contact our visitors if we need to. Details will be kept strictly private and destroyed after a month. There are forms at the cafe and at the main entrance.  We have reduced our planetarium screening schedule so we have time to clean between shows and so there is room for people to manage the physical distancing recommendations. If you are...

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Six Degrees of Separation

Happy World Book Day!

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MARCH POUTŪ-TE-RANGI SKY GUIDE

Welcome to the Sky Guide, your monthly guide to what's happening in the heavens!

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Uncovering Pacific Pasts

OM is part of an international exhibition!

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Otago Museum appoints new Curator Māori and Pouhere Kaupapa Māori

Otago Museum is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gerard O’Regan to the roles of Curator and Pouhere Kaupapa Māori.

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Otago Wildlife Photography Competition open but change is coming

A little later than its usual summer season, Otago Museum’s Otago Wildlife Photography Competition kicks off on Sunday 1 March this year.

 

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So long!

The final blog from Claire, saying goodbye to the JOIDES Resolution.

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About

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.

Copyright

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.