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Make a Donation

Help the Blue Whale Soar 

Support the Museum redevelopment by making a donation to the exhibition fitout of the new building. 

Your money will be used to create exciting new exhibitions and displays in the redeveloped Museum and to reinstate Museum favourites including The Christchurch Street and Fred & Myrtle's Pāua Shell House

The blue whale skeleton, found on the beach at Ōkārito, Te Tai Poutini (West Coast) used to be displayed in the Garden Court of the old Museum. In the new Museum it will soar above a huge atrium suspended from the roof. 

Click here if you would like to make a donation directly to our bank account. 

If you would like to discuss making a significant donation or sponsoring an aspect of our work, please contact Museum Director Anthony Wright on 03 366 5000.