Mt Somers Agates: Why, What, How?

A talk by Agate expert and local rockhound Malcolm Luxton about Mt Somers agates

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From the Hills: Exploring our Agates | Exhibition Opening

Join us to celebrate the opening of our autumn exhibition which explores local agates formed in our hills over millions of years. RSVP by 1st March via Eventbrite, email museum@adc.govt.nz or phone 03 307 7890. www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/from-the-hills-exploring-our-agates-exhibition-opening-tickets-273682530817 Please note that you will be required to present a valid Vaccine Pass to attend this event.

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Circus Exhibition ‘Under the Big Top’

The Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum’s new summer exhibition Under the Big Top features the return of a very popular attraction. ‘Australasia’s Largest Smallest Travelling Circus’ is an impressive collection of miniature circus performers, animals, vehicles and attractions that were hand-made by local Ashburton plumber Rex Hockings in the 1950s. Children will be able to…

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The Great Santa Hunt

The Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum’s Santa Hunt is back and this year our sneaky Santas have found new and improved hiding spots throughout the museum. Unfortunately there won’t be a late night event due to covid-19 restrictions but kids can come in any day of the week to complete the challenge. All of our…

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Summer Burty Challenge 2022

The Burty Challenge is back for summer 2022 and includes challenges at Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum, Tinwald Domain, Ashburton Domain, Tinwald Pool, EA Networks Centre and Ashburton Public Library. This year we’ve also added an ‘out and about’ section with special challenges to complete throughout the district. You’ll get a stamp for each challenge…

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Home & Country

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Hakatere Home & Heritage

Hakatere Home & Heritage

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Critters, Creatures and Curiosities

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Christchurch 22nd February 2011-2021 Ashburton Remembers

We are giving people of Ashburton an opportunity to share their memories and experiences of 22nd February 2011. To find out more about this exhibit, scroll back on our blog. Activate link: https://ashburtonmuseum.wordpress.com/blog/ Follow us on Facebook to learn more about what’s on at Ashburton Museum. Activate facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/Ashburton-Museum-236491660047564/

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Reel Life of Ashburton

Take a trip through Ashburton’s cinema past in this special spring exhibition. Reel Life of Ashburton showcases the story of the past cinemas of Ashburton District, and the captivating stories surrounding them. This exhibition highlights what the movie theatre experience meant to so many people in the area, who enjoyed movies, plays, concerts, musicals and…

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