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Throughout the year MOTAT delivers an exciting programme of events to delight and inspire visitors of all ages. From toddlers to grown ups, families and enthusiasts; there's something for everyone to enjoy!
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LIVE DAY: Trams

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17 Mar 2024 | 10:00AM - 4:00PM
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Join us in celebrating 60 years of MOTAT

MOTAT, the Museum of Transport and Technology, opened to the public in 1964 at its Te Wai Ōrea, Western Springs site at Great North Road, Auckland.

Jan - Dec 2024

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Aviation Lates

Aviation Lates

Summer nightlife just got wilder in Western Springs, with not one but two great Lates events in the neighbourhood.

Every Thursday until 7 March 2024 | 4pm - 8pm

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Pasifika Vibes 2024

Pasifika Vibes 2024

Immerse yourself further into Pacific culture and rhythms as we extend your Pasifika Festival experience here at MOTAT.

9am - 6pm Saturday 9 March | 10am - 4pm Sunday 10 March

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LIVE DAY: Trams

Love all things trams? This is the day for you!

17 Mar 2024 | 10:00AM - 4:00PM

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Dig It Hero 2024

Mata Kāheru Dig It!

Get hands-on at this construction-themed event aimed at our youngest visitors! Mata Kāheru Dig It! will excite and delight with big machinery on-site.

10am - 4pm l 22nd - 24th March 2024

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Game workshop

Free online workshops for teachers

Try our free online workshops and let us bring new and exciting learning experiences straight to your classroom!

Monday 25, Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 March, 9.30am-10.30am

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LIVE DAY: Printing

The best type of fun happens at LIVE DAY: Printing! Come and see MOTAT's very own print shop in action.

21 Apr 2024 | 10:00AM - 4:00PM

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