Everyone's favourite pooch has arrived at Puke Ariki! Come and find out more about the cheeky Hairy Maclary, his friends and his creator, illustrator and author Dame Lynley Dodd.
From 1923 – 1997 Swainson’s Studios and Bernard Woods Studio took photographs of Taranaki people. Individually these images capture 110,000 unique moments in time. Collectively they offer a snapshot of Taranaki life spanning eight decades.
Jamie Allen, the Dean of Taranaki Cathedral, and Andrew Moffat, Social History Curator at Puke Ariki, are to journey around the Taranaki region this month in a 10-day pilgrimage - find out why!
Visit the Photographic Memory exhibition at Puke Ariki and pick up a Super Spud activity book - the kids can earn themselves a limited edition badge!
Haunts of Dickens features a series of stunning watercolours by British artist Paul Braddon (1864-1937) which depict scenes from Charles Dickens’ novels including The Pickwick Papers, The Old Curiosity Shop, David Copperfield, Great Expectations as well as the unfinished Edwin Drood.
Rock out to a DJ set, try your hand at rock'n'roll, recreate a Swainson/Woods image then exercise your laughing muscles with award-winning comedian Jeremy Elwood!
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