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Nelson Provincial Museum

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cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
5489558 www.nelsonmuseum.co.nz

June 2019

Nelson Provincial Museum: Speaker Series

June 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Nelson Provincial Museum, cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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NZ's Extinct Giant Flightless Birds Join Dr Mike Dickison for this talk about NZ’s extinct giant flightless birds and what is known about their lives and behaviour. Booking Not Necessary Koha appreciated

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July 2019

Nelson Provincial Museum: Speaker Series

July 4, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Nelson Provincial Museum, cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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New Zealand's' own 'Young Wildlife Photographer' Meet 17-year-old Cameron McGeorge, an award winning NZ photographer whose work is included in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Bookings Not Necessary Koha appreciated

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Nelson Provincial Museum: Speaker Series

July 23, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Nelson Provincial Museum, cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Bird-Related Treasures from Our Collection Join Hamuera Robb for a floor talk inspired by our Buller’s Birds exhibition. Bringing out fascinating objects from the Museum’s rich collection he will discuss 'bird related taonga' and how they relate to our region. Bookings Not Necessary. Koha appreciated

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February 2020

Moonlit Reading

February 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nelson Provincial Museum, cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Switch off, stretch out and zone into a good book under the light of one of the world’s largest reading lamps. Our MOON’s giant 4 metre diameter glowing orb, created by British artist Luke Jerram, sets the scene for a serene experience without the kids, phones, chores or demands. Presented in partnership with Nelson Public Libraries this series of one-hour Moonlit Reading sessions is an opportunity to spend some with “you”, reading silently amongst like-minded people in a quiet, intimate…

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Moonlit Reading: Shared Reading

February 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nelson Provincial Museum, cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Gently sink into your peaceful experience of Moonlit Reading this week via an opening session of shared reading as part of our second series of this programme. Listen to some great literature, read by the Nelson Public Libraries team, and discuss your reactions. Then settle in to some quiet reading time on your own. Bring your own book or borrow one from a selection supplied by Nelson Public Libraries or generously donated by Volume Books. Newcomers to the series are…

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March 2020

Moonlit Reading: Chat and Review

March 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nelson Provincial Museum, cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Free

A reviving session, this third episode in the series of Moonlit Reading aims to stir up energy through an invigorating chat about books. We want to hear all about what books you’re reading, what others are reading, and how best to slice, dice… and be nice about them! We’ll then invite you to wind-down through a period of personal reading time, when you can take your thoughts to a bean bag and let them dissipate into a good book. Bring…

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Moonlit Reading: Telling Stories

March 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nelson Provincial Museum, cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Stories can be told through words, pictures, voice and now, with digital technology, through a vibrant combination of these in the form of audiobooks. Are you new to this medium? The Nelson Public Libraries team will introduce you to their favourite digital stories, share a hands-on demonstration of audiobooks in a small group setting, and help you take the plunge into a world of multi-dimensional stories. Bring a device, if you have one, and headphones if you’re ready to get…

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Moonlit Reading: Rona and the Moon

March 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nelson Provincial Museum, cnr Trafalgar & Hardy Street
Nelson, Nelson 7010 New Zealand
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Free

Can you find Rona in our MOON? Beginning in anger, Rona’s story – told by expert storytellers from Nelson Public Libraries – leads to love and light, and a place in the sky, reflected in the beautiful call of our teller’s taonga pūoro. After the story guests are encouraged to read together as whānau and friends. Bring your own book or borrow from the selection of world stories and family-friendly books supplied by the Nelson Public Libraries or generously donated…

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