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Until 2 July

Ancient New Zealand

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    Darfield Library and Service Centre, 1 South Terrace, Darfield 7510

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    Free

Learn about how scientists are piecing together the ancient past through a treasure trove of fossils found in North Canterbury.

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Until 2 July

Bugs in Your Backyard

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    Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch

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    Free

Discover a tiny world of insects in your backyard with a new exhibition touring Canterbury.

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Amazing Animals

Do you have an eagle eye for a good photograph and fancy getting your talons around a great prize? Then enter your best wildlife snaps in our Amazing Animals photo competition.

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10 May to 8 September

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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    Free

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    Canterbury Museum at CoCA

The world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is coming to Canterbury Museum at CoCA.

Julie Talk
18 June, 10 am

The Travels of Pounamu

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    Free

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    Botanic Gardens Kiosk, Botanic Gardens, Christchurch

Long valued by Māori, pounamu was exported by Europeans as soon as they realised its value.

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16 July, 10 am

Funky Flies and their Stories

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    Free

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    Botanic Gardens Kiosk, Botanic Gardens, Christchurch

Explore the exotic world of flies with Canterbury Museum Natural History Curator Rebecca Le Grice.

External research access on the Canterbury Museum collection
20 August, 10 AM

Natural history researcher access

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    Free

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    Botanic Gardens Kiosk, Botanic Gardens, Christchurch

Discover how researchers and many others access the Canterbury Museum collection.

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Until 5 November

House of Treasures Te Whare Taonga

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    Tūranga library, central Christchurch

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    Free

View rarely-seen treasures from Canterbury Museum's collection in this touring exhibition.