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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!

Tuvalu Language Day in Oamaru

Talofa! Otago Museum is helping Waitaki’s Tuvaluan community celebrate Tuvalu language week on Tuesday 1 October at the Oamaru public library.

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Shannah Rhynard Geil CROP

Welcome to OM

Shannah joins the team.

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Otago Museum Education Team Over Achieving

Despite operating on piecemeal funding, the Otago Museum Education department’s Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom (LEOTC) programme has educated record numbers of youth this year, surpassing government targets by a phenomenal 851%.

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World Rhino Day

A history of destruction.

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Tidy Kiwis!

Keeping the Reserve beautiful.

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Have you ever had a broken heart?

*The Museum of Broken Relationships – A public space for every union that ever was* Have you ever had your heart broken? Do you own an object that won’t let you forget? Give it to us, and join a global exhibition of loss and healing. The Museum of Broken Relationships (MoBR) is an original, internationally acclaimed museum, conceptualised by artists and founders, Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić. Its mission is to provide a virtual and physical public space, with worldwide presence and global reach, to connect people through stories of love and loss. Every MoBR touring exhibition starts with establishing a link with audience and community. It is truly democratic and anyone can...

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Roo Balls!

Exactly what it sounds like...

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SKY GUIDE: SEPTEMBER

Your monthly guide to the heavens

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Museum campus goes entirely smoke-free

As of Sunday 1 September, the entire Otago Museum campus will be designated smoke-free. 

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JANET FRAME

Remembering Otago's greatest novelist

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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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