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Otago has an important scientific discovery; a new distinct species of stonefly was found in the Maungatua Range.
The former entrance to Otago Museum, located on Great King Street, is shaded by several trees that have a long and interesting history. Collection Officer, Natural Science On Lee Lau reveals more.
New Zealand is known internationally for its spectacular and beautiful variety of mountain, lake and river scenery, from high snow-capped mountains and lakes in the South Island to the awesome volcanoes, geysers and hot springs of the North Island.
Welcome to the Sky Guide, your monthly guide to what's happening in the heavens!
In what is undoubtedly a significant coup for New Zealand, Otago Museum has secured exclusive New Zealand rights to host the blockbuster exhibition James Cameron – Challenging the Deep.
While most people know New Zealand to be the land of birds, few are aware that it’s also a special place for lizards or mokomoko. Collection Officer, Natural Science On Lee Lau tells us more.
Today marks the second annual observation of World Bee Day. Science Communicator Samantha Kingsbury explains why bees are worth celebrating.
Missed our Museum Week 2019 videos on social media? Here's another chance to watch.
Many questions have arisen around the Ara-moa project so here we attempt to provide some answers.
Occasionally, a discovery of something truly monumental finds its way to just the right person, even when communicated through unconventional channels...
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