Whanganui Regional Museum

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Mar 31, 201910m
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Whanganui Regional Museum
Mar 3110m
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Astronomical amounts are being spent on earthquake-strengthening and upgrading museums and other arts institutions around the country. Whanganui's revamped Regional Museum reopened to the public two weeks ago, a few months behind schedule. But the whole project cost three-and-a-half-million dollars over two years. That covered seismic strengthening, refurbishment, collection-store upgrade and much more room for exhibits. Director Frank Stark talked with Lynn Freeman about what's been achieved.

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