Otago Museum

Mosquito collection donated to museum

Mosquito collection donated to museum

Retired Dunedin cardiac physician and amateur entomologist Dr Ted Nye is donating his mosquito collection to the Otago Museum, nearly trebling its mosquito specimen holdings.

Look at carbon footprint

The Otago Museum's ''responsible operations'' team has recently been making an initial assessment of the museum's carbon footprint, museum officials say.

Museum to keep annex open all year

Museum to keep annex open all year

Otago Museum is planning to keep its recently redeveloped H.D. Skinner Annex open to the public throughout the year, to allow increased community use.

Discovery World refit part of museum upgrade proposal

Otago Museum officials are considering a draft plan which proposes spending up to $2 million to ''completely refit'' the museum's Discovery World science centre and create a ''flagship science communication gallery''.

Silent flock leaves dog flummoxed

Silent flock leaves dog flummoxed

Springvale Romneys bound for Shanghai had sheepdog Storm completely baffled yesterday.

Museum designer has project in Shanghai

Museum designer has project in Shanghai

Otago Museum's design services officer is heading to China to help develop a New Zealand exhibition for the brand new Shanghai Natural History Museum.

Motorbikes at museum

Motorbikes at museum

Lovers of motorcycles new and old will have plenty to see when a big show opens at the Otago Museum's special exhibitions gallery today.

Steampunk twist

Steampunk twist

Peter Fleury, of Dunedin, otherwise known as Mortimer Merriweather the opportunistic safari guide, enjoys a cup of tea at a Victorian-themed picnic held by the Les Belles Vilaines dance group at the Otago Museum Reserve on Saturday.

Cultural institution teamwork is the plan

Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is keen to join forces with other museums and cultural organisations in order to seek more Government funding for regional museums and similar institutions.

Museum job applicants high quality director says

Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is pleased with the ''high quality'' of applicants for the museum's vacant commercial director role, during a time of ''significant change'' at the institution.

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