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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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New flightless stonefly species discovered

Otago has an important scientific discovery; a new distinct species of stonefly was found in the Maungatua Range. 

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James Cameron - Challenging the Deep

In what is undoubtedly a significant coup for New Zealand, Otago Museum has secured exclusive New Zealand rights to host the blockbuster exhibition James Cameron – Challenging the Deep.

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Ara-moa – an update and some FAQs

Many questions have arisen around the Ara-moa project so here we attempt to provide some answers.

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Otago Museum Images to be Freely Available in Wikimedia Commons

On Saturday 4 May, Otago Museum is releasing more than 700 images of collection items and galleries in Wikipedia for use under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

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Zealandia, the Eighth Continent

This weekend, Otago Museum will open its most recent locally produced planetarium show, Zealandia: Life on the Hidden Continent.

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Otago Museum Discovery World II a step closer

The Otago Museum has received a funding boost of $500,000 in the Otago Community Trust’s latest donations round.

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Accolades at 2016 New Zealand Museum Awards

Otago Museum claimed several top honours, including two categories and a special award, in this year’s ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards held in Auckland on Wednesday 18 May.

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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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The views expressed here are those of our individual contributors, and are not the views of the Otago Museum.

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All content of this blog is Copyright Otago Museum, 2017. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of the Otago Museum, except for the purposes of private study, research, criticism, review, or education, as provided for in the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994.