Earthquake tours and film - free with admission
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Earthquake tours and
film - free with admission
Visitors can now get more
out of their next visit to MTG by joining a guided tour of
our new 1931 earthquake exhibition and watching
the film Survivor Stories by Gayleen Preston.
at 11am and 2pm and screenings run regularly throughout the
Both are free with admission.
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
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