Since 1990 an earlier museum building has been enclosed in the striking white pyramid seen here. The building form references a triangular Māori tāniko design. New Zealand’s oldest animal species, the tuatara, is appropriately represented in the forecourt – the museum’s tuatara are among its major attractions.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Southland Museum and Art Gallery
Photograph by Lindsay Hazley
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