Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

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.

Museum helping with causeway

A planned new report may shed further light on the best ways of protecting the remnants of a historic manuka causeway unearthed during construction of Dunedin's Wall Street retail mall.

Museum target $520,000 away

Museum target $520,000 away

Only another $520,000 has to be raised towards a $12.05 million community funding target for the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum redevelopment, thanks mainly to successful fundraising.

Museum redevelopment wins national award; gallery shortlisted

Museum redevelopment wins national award; gallery shortlisted

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum has won the Museums Aotearoa Project Achievement Award - Significant Project for its recently-completed $37.5 million redevelopment.

Visits to reopened museum top 140,000

Visits to Toitu Otago Settlers Museum had topped 140,000 since it reopened in December, museum director Linda Wigley told the museum board at its meeting yesterday.

Late nights a success

Late nights a success

Thursday late nights have proved popular at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, attracting 1690 people since the redeveloped museum reopened to the public in December.

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