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The blog is where we'll post news, updates, information about objects in our collection, #betterworkstories, profiles of staff members and visitors, pictures and videos, and really anything we think you'd find interesting. We hope you enjoy. 

If there's a topic you'd like us to do a post about, or a post that you think needs a sequel, just let us know!

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Remembering Norman Bethune

1890–1939

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Community groups, meet scientists – project funding and expert connections

The Otago Participatory Science Platform (PSP) grant is now open for applications. If you have a burning question that science could answer, PSP can help connect you with the scientists and the funding to do so.

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Aotearoa's Butterflies

The count is on!

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Museum getting in the kegs

As part of its commitment to sustainability, Otago Museum is very pleased to be signing on with Dunedin start-up company Spout Alternatives, one of the first in the city.

 

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SKY GUIDE: NOVEMBER

Welcome to the Sky Guide, your monthly guide to what's happening in the heavens!

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The taraire tree

One of OM's living collection

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James Cameron in Dunedin for two public talks

Marking the midway point of the James Cameron – Challenging the Deep exhibition, Otago Museum is extremely pleased to announce that James Cameron himself will be in Dunedin for two public talks on the weekend of 16 and 17 November.

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The next stage in a journey of thousands of years

After five months of careful storage, the conservation process has commenced for the six moa footprints extracted from the Kyeburn River in May.

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Astronomers gather to witness a sunrise transit of Mercury in Mercury Bay

Astronomers gather to witness a sunrise transit of Mercury in Mercury Bay

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Otago Museum Collections Access Hiatus

Otago Museum is closing public and research access to its collections stores for six months from 1 January until 30 June 2020.

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Our blog aims to keep you informed of the latest happenings at the Otago Museum, through posts about our collections, our people and our work.

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