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.
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
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.
The Otago Museum's relocated Search Centre is getting more
use now that it is easier to find.
More motorcycles have arrived at the Otago Museum as
preparations continue for a big motorcycle show, which will
open next month.
When it comes to their presence in the animal kingdom, lions,
elephants and tropical butterflies represent polar opposites,
but all are classified as equally hazardous when on the run.
Children with brains are in demand at the Otago Museum.
Otago's long history of design innovation was celebrated at
Otago Museum last night.
Otago Museum marketing and development co-ordinator Juliet
Pierce is to leave the museum in November, in the latest in a
recent series of staff departures.
''Good things take time.'' So says Otago Museum director Ian
Griffin, whose wife, Maria, will now be able to join him in
Dunedin after three months of separation.
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