Otago Wildlife Photography Competition Racks Up Entries

17 April 2014

Over 350 entries have already been received for the Otago Wildlife Photography Competition, with local photographers showcasing their skills behind the camera to capture breathtaking shots of animals, plants and examples of human impact on the environment. With just two weeks left to enter, photographers are encouraged by competition organisers to show off their photographic talent before the competition closes on Monday 5 May.

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Be Inspired by Creative and Unusual Collections with Pecha Kucha

9 April 2014

Investigating quirky collections big and small, public and private, known and unknown, Pecha Kucha #21 will be hosted by the Otago Museum with presentations from avid collectors, museum professionals and aficionados of the collecting world.

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Investigate the Illusionary These School Holidays

7 April 2014

Are you a daydream believer or an empirical explorer? Separate fact from fantasy at the Otago Museum these school holidays with a fortnight of mind-blowing adventure. Slip into an enchanting shadow world, flash your formidable scientific skills, and revel in the rain-diance of rainbows.

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Museum Strengthens Collections and Research Team

1 April 2014

The titles of Curator and Collection Manager are being reinstated at the Otago Museum, to replace Research and Interpretation Coordinator and Collection Coordinator, respectively. In line with a new strategic direction for the Museum, this is one of the many changes to the Collection and Research team, which will double in size over the next two years. This increase in the team (from around 10% of the total full-time staff to over 20%) will put the Museum on par with the averages reported by museums around the country.

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It’s Party Time as The Big Get Together Returns

1 April 2014

The Otago Museum’s family festival is on again... and better than ever! Enjoy an awesome live line-up, fill up on tempting treats, meet old friends and discover new favourites at this year’s Big Get Together. Make your way to the Otago Museum on Sunday 13 April for a day of top-notch community entertainment full of surprises.

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