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Wednesday, 5 March 2014
4:20PM
Museum suffers water damage Canterbury Museum has suffered water damage throughout its galleries and storage areas caused by the region’s torrential rain. 235 views

Monday, 27 January 2014
3:11PM
RISE exhibition most successful in Museum's history Canterbury Museum is celebrating RISE as the most successful exhibition ever held. 427 views

Wednesday, 22 January 2014
11:55AM
One of the world's oldest flying seabird fossils discovered in North Canterbury Scientists from New Zealand’s Canterbury Museum and the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum in Frankfurt Germany, announced today the discovery of one of the world’s oldest flying seabirds. 304 views

Tuesday, 17 December 2013
4:06PM
Did small kiwi fly from Australia? The kiwi, the iconic New Zealand flightless nocturnal bird, is not a dwarf version of a distant ancestor but more likely evolved from a tiny bird that could have flown from Australia, according to an Australian and New Zealand palaeontologists. 179 views

Thursday, 12 December 2013
11:41AM
50,000 visitors experience Quake City attraction Quake City has welcomed its 50,000th visitor this week. The visitor was warmly greeted by Quake City's Visitor Hosts and given a special gift to commemorate the occasion. 216 views

Monday, 9 December 2013
10:26AM
Gold accreditation for Canterbury Museum Canterbury Museum is celebrating with news that it is the first organisation in New Zealand and Australia to be awarded Gold Accreditation through Investors in People. 278 views

Friday, 6 December 2013
2:00PM
Artists announced for RISE exhibition at Canterbury Museum Canterbury Museum has today announced the major artists who will feature their artwork in the summer blockbuster exhibition, RISE. 352 views

Wednesday, 27 November 2013
3:44PM
The Great Museum Santa Search is back Families of all ages and nationalities will be taking part in Canterbury Museum’s Great Museum Santa Search this year, much to the delight of Museum staff who say the event has become a special tradition in Christchurch. 179 views

Wednesday, 30 October 2013
1:21PM
November is Kiwiana month at Canterbury Museum From Buzzy Bees to paua shells, Kiwiana is being celebrated at Canterbury Museum next month. 481 views

Friday, 27 September 2013
4:50PM
Canterbury Museum wins 2013 Travellers' Choice Attractions Award Canterbury Museum has been awarded TripAdvisor’s 2013 Traveller’s Choice Attractions Award. 165 views

Wednesday, 25 September 2013
1:27PM
Vans the Omega has time on his side for CPIT wall He has until lunchtime Friday to finish the first of the Big Walls aspect of the Oi You! project, but Australian street artist Vans the Omega is confident that time is on his side. 387 views

1:03PM
Definitive guide to New Zealand Birds released A new photographic guide to New Zealand birds is one of the most definitive guides ever produced in the country. 141 views

9:07AM
Canterbury Museum announces summer exhibition - BANKSY Canterbury Museum has announced its summer blockbuster exhibition, which will be the largest, and possibly most controversial, ever held at the facility. 388 views

Thursday, 15 August 2013
2:16PM
Doc Ross exhibition opens at Canterbury Museum Canterbury Museum in collaboration with the Christchurch Arts Festival will open a stunning photographic exhibition this month featuring the works of renowned photographer Doc Ross. 153 views

Monday, 24 June 2013
2:45PM
Final Week for Scott Exhibition Cantabrians and visitors to Christchurch only have one more week to view Scott's Last Expedition before it closes at Canterbury Museum on Sunday. 354 views

Monday, 27 May 2013
11:09AM
Canterbury brass bands celebrated in Museum exhibition Canterbury Museum is opening its winter season exhibition Brilliant Brass this Friday 31 May, much to the delight of music and brass band enthusiasts throughout Canterbury. 176 views

Thursday, 23 May 2013
3:41PM
Scott exhibition wins international award Accolades are flowing in for London’s Natural History Museum this week after Scott’s Last Expedition won Best Temporary or Touring Exhibition at the prestigious 2013 Museums and Heritage Awards. 138 views

Friday, 26 April 2013
1:43PM
20,000 visitors experience Quake City attraction Quake City welcomed its 20,000th visitor today. 180 views

Wednesday, 24 April 2013
10:06AM
Discovery reopens at Canterbury Museum Christchurch parents will be celebrating tomorrow with the reopening of Discovery, Canterbury Museum’s natural history centre designed especially for children. 451 views

Tuesday, 26 March 2013
10:01AM
Kaitiaki 'The Keeper' lives on Post-2013 Festival of Flowers 418 views

Monday, 25 March 2013
2:53PM
Edward Atkinson's skis displayed in Scott exhibition New visitors to Canterbury Museum’s Scott’s Last Expedition exhibition are being treated to a special addition to the show – Edward Atkinson’s skis. 133 views

Friday, 15 February 2013
8:29AM
Minister officially opens Quake City More than 300 Canterbury community, Government and local business leaders attended the launch of Quake City in Re:START Mall last night. 381 views

Monday, 17 December 2012
9:04AM
Tourism industry delighted by Quake City announcement Canterbury Museum has today announced Christchurch’s latest earthquake attraction, Quake City, much to the delight of the city’s key tourism operators. 412 views

Monday, 10 December 2012
12:22PM
Santa Search heralds start of annual tradition Families of all ages are taking part in Canterbury Museum’s annual Great Museum Santa Search this year, much to the delight of Museum staff who say the event has become a special tradition in Christchurch. 137 views

Friday, 23 November 2012
9:52AM
Hundreds attend Scott exhibition opening More than 250 people attended the opening of Scott’s Last Expedition at Canterbury Museum last night. 239 views

Tuesday, 13 November 2012
3:25PM
Museum launches new Facebook site Canterbury Museum has officially embraced social media by launching its new Facebook site today. 176 views

Tuesday, 23 October 2012
12:41PM
Scott's Last Expedition exhibition opens in Christchurch next month Canterbury Museum will open a major international touring exhibition telling the epic story of Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole next month. 144 views

Wednesday, 12 September 2012
2:58PM
Museum exhibition profiles iconic Ponting imagery A stunning exhibition of remarkable Antarctic imagery will feature outdoors along Rolleston Avenue during New Zealand IceFest this month. 177 views

Tuesday, 7 August 2012
11:47AM
Canterbury Quakes to tour New Zealand Cantabrians have until 1 October this year to see Canterbury Museum’s highly acclaimed Canterbury Quakes exhibition before it goes on tour for the next three years. 106 views

Tuesday, 10 July 2012
11:28AM
Record numbers boost Museum profile More than 8000 people have visited Canterbury Museum since it partially opened on Monday 2 July. 119 views



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