Hawke’s Bay Museum Trust Collection Highlights

Our collections fall into a number of collecting departments. The Archive holds material documenting Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand history. Decorative Arts includes a strong emphasis on 20th Century New Zealand artists. Fine Arts includes paintings, works on paper and sculpture and includes early New Zealand modernism 1925-1950 and New Zealand painting 1970- 1990.

The Natural History Collection has important moa material and a small collection of fern samples relating to William Colenso. The Social History Collection relates to people, events and organisations of Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand. The Taonga Māori Collection contains diverse taonga from the Hawke’s Bay and wider New Zealand. The Costume and Textile Collection has holdings of costume and garments dating from the 18th century through to the late 20th century. The World Cultures Collection has objects from Pacific nations and societies such as ancient Egypt, ancient Rome, Native American people, Africa and Asia.

 

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Taonga Maori

Taonga Tuku Iho

56.572

Social History

Mahara a Iwi

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Photographs

Mapihi Mauria

307296

Pacific & World Cultures

Nga Hau e Wha

36.82a3l

Natural History

Te Ao o Tane

2012.37

Fine Arts

Ma nga Ringa Rehe

96.19.11

Decorative & Applied Arts

Toi Whakairo

89.52.63

Costume & Textile

Aho Whakarakei

84.951

Art Deco Textiles

38.2962

Archives

Tatai Korero

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