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Scanning the Skies Exhibition

Scanning the Skies Exhibition

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  • Mon 27 Aug ’18, 10:00am – 4:30pm
  • Tue 28 Aug ’18, 10:00am – 4:30pm
  • Wed 29 Aug ’18, 10:00am – 4:30pm
  • Thu 30 Aug ’18, 10:00am – 4:30pm
  • Fri 31 Aug ’18, 10:00am – 4:30pm
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MOTAT (Museum of Transport & Technology), 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $19.00
  • Children (5-16 years): $10.00
  • Student with NZ Student ID (includes tertiary students): $10.00
  • Overseas Senior Citizen (non NZ, aged 65+): $10.00
  • Family Pass (2 adults and up to 4 children): $45.00
  • SuperGold Card Holders with ID: $0.00
  • Under 5s: $0.00

Explore our nation’s aviation history through the lens of New Zealand’s pioneering aviation photography studios with Scanning the Skies.

Scanning the Skies contains framed and digital images from the Whites Aviation and Mannering and Associates collections and the stories of these pioneering aviation photography studios.

Jean Batten’s flying helmet and other evocative objects from her career are also displayed for the first time, the exhibition is on display at the Walsh Memorial Library, MOTAT 1 – why not pop down and check them out?

Scanning the Skies: Digitising the Photography Collection showcases the amazing work done by the Library team, while also highlighting the extraordinary collections our Library cares for! This exhibition introduces visitors to the processes involved in caring for our collections, and reveals how the MOTAT team gives our collections new life through digitisation.

Don’t miss this captivating exhibition, open to the public from 10am and 4:30pm from Monday to Friday in the Walsh Memorial Library at MOTAT’s Great North Road site. Open for a limited time.

The Library houses an impressive collection historical materials and stories, and is a fantastic resource available to the public. Drop in visits are welcome or research requests can be made through the library.

Photo Credit: Mannering and Associates Limited. (1974). (NAC Boeing 737). Ref: 08/117/441. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT). In copyright.

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