Otago Museum

More from Canterbury visit museum

More people from Canterbury have been visiting the Otago Museum since the February 22 earthquake in Christchurch, museum organisers say.

DCC urged to boost museum funding

DCC urged to boost museum funding

Against a background of tensions between the Dunedin City Council and the Otago Museum over funding issues, museum trust board chairman Graham Crombie is urging the council to boost funding in the longer term.

Kakahu and korowai shown on special day

Kakahu  and  korowai shown on special day

There was no frippery about the feathers in a rare fashion parade at Otago Museum yesterday.

Programme continues despite cut in funding

Programme continues despite cut in funding

The Otago Museum is maintaining an extensive education programme for school pupils throughout Otago, despite a recent reduction in Ministry of Education funding.

Last days of Maori exhibition

This weekend more than 200 Maori cultural treasures will be together for the last time, when the "Mo Tatou" exhibition finally closes, after five years on the road.

Big welcome

Big welcome

Stilt walkers Daniel Gordon (fawn), and Miguel Nitis (robot), of Highly Flammable, welcome Taylor Dickson (2) to the Big Get Together at Otago Museum yesterday.

Cull regrets museum row being 'personalised'

Cull regrets museum row being 'personalised'

Any issues involving Otago Museum chief executive Shimrath Paul's reporting to the Otago Museum Trust Board are ultimately matters for the board to consider, Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.

Museum issues raised in report

A confidential Dunedin City Council report has questioned the nature of Otago Museum chief executive Shimrath Paul's reporting to his board and raised the "wider issue" of the relationship between the council and museum.

Marine display snapshot of ocean life

Marine display snapshot of ocean life

Tense final preparations are being made at the Otago Museum for the opening today of "Otago's Ocean", a display exploring stories of ocean life, from tidal zones to the deep sea.

Draft figures look better than expected

The Otago Museum has achieved a better-than-budget operating outcome seven months into the latest financial year, despite its popular tropical forest attraction generating less income than expected.

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