Otago Museum

Museum annex praised

Museum annex praised

Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull yesterday thanked the Otago Museum and everyone else who had helped deliver a ''new lease of life'' for the redeveloped former Dunedin North post office.

Fashion collection has link to royalty

Fashion collection has link to royalty

A ''striking'' range of European fashion garments from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, recently donated to the Otago Museum, also reflects a surprising Dunedin link with the Belgian royal family.

New life for former post office

New life for former post office

A ''remarkable'' $1.6 million redevelopment of the former Dunedin North post office as an Otago Museum exhibition area is almost complete and the first public display will open early next month.

Senior manager's position likely to go to cut costs

Senior manager's position likely to go to cut costs

One of the Otago Museum's most senior managers seems likely to go as a result of a restructuring proposal to reduce the museum's management team from four to three.

Museum finances 'matter of urgency'

Museum finances 'matter of urgency'

As the Otago Museum remains under financial pressure and keeps drawing on its reserves, director Dr Ian Griffin says the underlying issues must be addressed as a ''matter of urgency''.

Visitor drop for museum

Although Otago Museum's annual visitor numbers have dipped slightly, director Dr Ian Griffin says they show the museum has not been adversely affected by the redeveloped Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.

A blast of science

A blast of science

Otago Museum science communicator Amadeo Enriquez-Ballestero (top) wows some bright young minds of the future during a performance at the museum's Discovery World yesterday.

'Learning without the learners knowing it'

'Learning without the learners knowing it'

Want to help children understand the origin, evolution and functions of currency? Then best wrap such education in chocolate.

Museum annex set for opening

Museum annex set for opening

The $1.6 million redevelopment of the former Dunedin North post office as an Otago Museum exhibition area is nearing completion, and the first display is expected to open next month.

Work near end on old Post Office

Work near end on old Post Office

Work is almost complete on the transformation of a historic North Dunedin landmark into an exhibition and function space for Otago Museum.

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