Otago Museum

Fair has beetles fans smiling

Fair has beetles fans smiling

Dozens of children - and their parents - were bugging out at the sight of creepy-crawlies at the weekend.

Thumbs up for the bugs!

Thumbs up for the bugs!

About 1000 people visited the Otago Museum's new free exhibition, ''Bugs: the Mega World of Minibeasts'', during its opening weekend.

Big task for conservator

Big task for conservator

Recently appointed Otago Museum conservator Nyssa Mildwaters is excited to have taken on the challenge of helping protect and conserve the museum's two million objects, large and small.

Museum exhibition gifts offer another dimension

Museum exhibition gifts offer another dimension

For the first time, Otago Museum has created a bespoke range of 3-D printed jewellery as exhibition merchandise.

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.

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