Otago Museum

Otago Museums Aotearoa Conference host

Planning has begun for the next annual Museums Aotearoa Conference, which will be held at the Otago Museum next year.

Curator Maori welcomed to museum

Curator Maori welcomed to museum

Otago Museum's first Maori curator, Migoto Eria, was given a full Maori ceremonial welcome at the museum yesterday as she began her new job.

Drama on the high seas

Drama on the high seas

In the first of a new series on the little-known stories behind some of Dunedin's collections, Otago Museum reveals how part of the fabled HMS Bounty fetched up in Dunedin.

Museum bolstering collections staff

Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is interviewing candidates for three key jobs as the museum moves to strengthen its collections-related staffing.

Museum hails new proposal

Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin has welcomed a new compromise option involving proposed cycleways that could allow the Otago Museum to keep some of its nearby parking.

Museum 'whodunnit' series to continue

Otago Museum officials are planning to continue a dramatised ''whodunnit?'' series after the success of a recent event focusing on one of the world's most baffling maritime mysteries.

Collections focus for museum

Otago Museum management is strengthening its focus on collections and aims to double the percentage of overall staff devoted to collection-related duties.

Exhibition success

The Otago Museum's recent ''REVolution: 100 Years of Motorcycles'' exhibition proved ''hugely successful'', attracting more than 82,683 visitors, museum staff said.

Cost, risk in tourist entry fees

Cost, risk in tourist entry fees

Some of Dunedin's top cultural attractions could face a ''significant'' drop in visitor numbers if tourist entry fees are introduced, Dunedin city councillors have been warned.

Otago Museum saves on Shanghai exhibition

Otago Museum organisers have made big cost savings by improving transport arrangements for a major exhibition to be staged at a new museum in Dunedin's Chinese sister city, Shanghai.

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