New Tūhura Museum exhibition warns teens off smoking

Tūhura Otago Museum says if the government has no interest in making New Zealanders smokefree by 2025, then the museum will do it for them.

The museum is opening its latest exhibition today — Te Mana o te Hā (Smokefree Science Showcase) — which will illustrate the harms of smoking by using interactives, including a pair of inflatable diseased pig lungs, a tobacco-affected mouth and a digital display of smoking-induced ageing.

The exhibit will then be showcased on a tour around New Zealand schools and communities.

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