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Name/Title
A Canadian beaver (Castor Canadensis) mounted standing upright on a shaped piece of particle board.
Accession No
A97.709

Name/Title
Kiwi egg. It is a large egg, oval in shape. It is a light cream colour. There is a small hole at either end where the yoke was removed. Writing on the side in pencil is present.
Accession No
A96.967

Name/Title
A two tone brown snake skin that has been shed.
Accession No
A96.612

Name/Title
A small copper coin pushed into a piece of lava. " Vesuvius " is written in white pen on underside of base.
Accession No
A96.242

Name/Title
Snake skin (previously A70.679c)
Head present. Immediately behind head are brown face markings, cream and brown. 131 cm long. max width 11cms.
Accession No
A95.792

Name/Title
Snake skin (previously A70.679b)
Head present. Immediately behind head are brown face markings, cream and brown. 143cm max length, max width 12cms.
Accession No
A95.791

Name/Title
Single tusk from a boar. Curved in a "C" shape. Top end has a jagged rough edge. On the inner curve the tusk is a golden colour, the remainder of the tusk is an off-white colour.
Accession No
A94.761

Unidentified snake / legless lizard contained in large glass jar with black cork. Pale with regular dorsolateral blotches along body of brownish markings.
Accession No
A93.824

Name/Title
A taxidermied boar's head mounted on wooden toilet seat lid. The boar has a light bulb in its mouth and an electric cord attached to the reverse.
Accession No
A92.982

Name/Title
A small egg-shaped bezoar. A small section of the outer layer missing from middle.
Accession No
A92.977

Name/Title
A Mineral Specimens of New Zealand box set which contains 96 small mounted samples of rocks and minerals, each which are named with a printed label. Many of these labels also include location information. The box is rectangular with a hinged lid and is covered with an embossed gold coloured paper. The hinged lid is lined and fitted with a label on the top and underside which features a hei tiki design. " MINERAL SPECIMENS / OF / NEW ZEALAND " is marked on the label along with fern and kowhaiwhai type patterns. " SET X1 / CARNEGIE " 96 PIECES " is marked on a paper label stuck to the underside of the lid.
Accession No
A92.964

Name/Title
Two split bamboo jews harps with rolled string carrying cords attached. " Jews harp Huli area TARI SHP PNG " on attached label.
Accession No
A86.988

Name/Title
Three unmodified mottled cowrie shells.
Accession No
A86.987

Name/Title
A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A86.459

Name/Title
Left and right mandibles of a kurī (Polynesian dog). Two incisors are missing. The mandibles are attached to an uncatalogued kurī cranium.
Accession No
A78.044

Name/Title
Three unmodified 'cat's eye' shells. " Guadalcanal 1943. Turned up when the American Engineers were forming the road with their Bull-dozers" is written on an accompanying label.
Accession No
A72.816

Name/Title
A bag of trochus and cowrie shells. " Trochus shells. New Caledonia 1944 " is written on an attached label.
Accession No
A72.815

Name/Title
Three unmodified shells. " Shells from the Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal and Vella-La-Vella 1943 " is written on an accompanying label.
Accession No
A72.813

Name/Title
From accession card: A portion of whale vertebra. Worked top, bottom and side. Sub-triangular cross section. Original surface visible on base.
It is a light grey colour and is porous.
Accession No
A71.696

Name/Title
Morus serrator. A juvenile australiasian gannet. The specimen is a grey colour with a mottled pattern. It is stuffed and fixed in a sitting position.
Accession No
A70.760.b

Ardenna tenuirostris: The upper surface is a sooty black. The under surface is a sooty brown colour. It is stuffed and mounted in a squat-like position with the wings folded against the body. There are no eye exposing the white stuffing.
Accession No
A70.738.a

Name/Title
A Striped skink specimen (Leidopisma striatum) preserved in formalin. It has a brown back with grey dorsolateral bands. Ventral side speckled. Tail is cream. Appears to have become discoloured - probably due to the lizard having shed its tail and regrown another.
Accession No
A70.736

Name/Title
Portion of a deer antler. Points present - main broken. Found in National Park late 1962. SBTO
Accession No
A70.720

Name/Title
Teeth and mandible painted black. Large cream tusks - left 17.5cm, right 12cms (worn away). Several molars missing.
Accession No
A70.719

Name/Title
Partial skull and mandible. Skull partially missing bones from left hand side. Mandible broken in half. Most of the teeth are present. Found in sandhill at Mangangri(?) Stream, Feb 1929.
Accession No
A70.711
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