For half a century, scientists, conservationists, veterinarians and pioneers in the field of conservation have battled to save the endangered kākāpō and takahē from extinction. It’s been a rollercoaster ride of successes and failures but today the birds’ populations are increasing. Now, the recovery teams can turn their attention to an even bigger goal – creating a brave new wilderness and returning these species to the landscapes they once called home.
Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, EARLY MAN tells the story of how plucky caveman Dug, along with sidekick Hognob unites his tribe against the mighty Bronze Age in a battle to beat them at their own game.
MOffensive language, nudity, rape references & suicide references.
Alexander McQueen's rags-to-riches story is a modern-day fairy tale, laced with the gothic. Mirroring the savage beauty, boldness and vivacity of his design, this documentary is an intimate revelation of McQueen's own world, both tortured and inspired, which celebrates a radical and mesmerizing genius of profound influence.
Between a jagged cliff face and a roaring ocean, lives a colony of Australian sea lions. In an environment equally harsh as it is beautiful, be immersed in a classic coming-of-age tale guided by one of our ocean’s most unique, intelligent, and playful animals. Take an intimate journey inside the colony where a life of great intimacy, tenderness, and clumsiness must often give way to a life of great sacrifice and bravery. Restricted to ages 3 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Please arrive 15 minutes before the show and bring your online confirmation to the Museum Shop to receive your tickets; no late admission.
Is there life out there in the Universe? Come along to the coolest science show in Dunedin and find out! During this show, we will explore some of the many possible sites of life in our solar system and beyond, learning how these life forms might exist on their alien planets and moons, and how we might be able to live there too. Join us for an interactive adventure and do some amazing science experiments along the way! As this is a special family friendly show, entry is free for those under three years, when accompanied by a paying adult. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.
The Sky Tonight is a live presentation exploring how the sky over Otago will look on the night of your visit. Learn about stars, constellations, deep sky objects and how to view them that very evening. Admittance to planetarium is restricted to ages 3 and up. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your online confirmation to the Museum Shop to receive your physical tickets. Please arrive 15 minutes before the show to receive your physical tickets; no late admission.
The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking documentary film that pulls back the curtain on the untold story and asks us to consider, who really pays the price for our clothing?
Join us for an epic ride in the hunt for alien life with our amazing new 3D planetarium show We Are Aliens! Earth. It’s now a small world. The human race is connected better and faster than ever before but what about elsewhere? Could we one day be part of a galactic community sharing our knowledge and ideas? Or is Earth the only planet with life? Narrated by actor Rupert Grint, and with music by Rhian Sheehan from NZ. Admittance to this show is restricted to ages 3 and up. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your online confirmation to the Museum Shop to receive your physical tickets. Please arrive 15 minutes before the show to receive your physical tickets and queue; no late admission.
YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN is a modern day Cinderella story where the brave, diminutive and daring heroine's dream doesn't end at the ball - China's Guo Pei is chasing every designer's fantasy - to become part of the exclusive yet savage world of Haute Couture. Set within the new China, YELLOW IS FORBIDDEN is a feature documentary encompassing contemporary global power dynamics and the opposition between art and commerce, looking back at the history of couture all wrapped around the beauty of fashion.