Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

Toitu has an idea or two for DPAG

An exhibition at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, a special report on museums in The Economist and the success of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum's new galleries shed light on enduring challenges for museums - and point to new opportunities.

Exhibition brings past to life

Exhibition brings past to life

Dunedin's ''incredible'' transformation from mud-spattered frontier town into the first of New Zealand's ''great cities'' is highlighted in a recently-opened ''Ghosts of Wall Street'' exhibition.

Museum working to clear back log

Museum working to clear back log

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum staff are working to clear a backlog of more than 1400 items destined for its collection, most given during a three-year freeze on new acquisitions.

Toitu visits top 307,000

The Toitu Otago Settlers Museum has attracted more than 307,000 visitors since it reopened its doors late last year after its redevelopment. Museum officials earlier said there had been 301,084 visitors until the end of October, a period of 11 months since the reopening.

Links expanded

Links expanded

More of Dunedin's Maori and Chinese stories will be shared, and more will develop, through the work of tourism professionals and academics in the city.

Juggling act

Juggling act

Felix Culling (left, 5) and Nuku Ritchie (5), of Dunedin, practise juggling at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum yesterday.

Success at Toitu

Dramatic vignettes at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum's formed part of a recent successful school-linked education programme.

Toitu director heading north

Toitu director heading north

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum director Linda Wigley is leaving Dunedin to become director of Voyager New Zealand National Maritime Museum in Auckland.

Highlander mascot's regalia lost

Highlander mascot's regalia lost

Wanted: one large sword and an oversized shield, thought to be hanging on the wall in rugby lover's home.

Toitu visits booming

Continued popularity during winter has contributed to the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum attracting more than 218,000 visits since reopening in December.

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