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A small fragment of dried Moa skin. It is irregular shaped and a light brown colour.
Accession No
A100.645

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A small fragment of andesite that is flat on the bottom and rounded on top. The rock is a pinkish colour with flecks of white and black rock. It has a glittery appearance.
Accession No
A100.661

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A half rounded rock broken in half. The internal cavity is lined with purple quartz crystals.
Accession No
A100.715

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A irregular shaped piece of Obsidian. It it black and some parts are shinny.
Accession No
A100.719

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A small fragment of pyrite with gold. It has a metallic lustre.
Accession No
A100.788

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A fragment of amethyst (purple quartz). The larger rocks on the top have a purple colouration.
Accession No
A100.811

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A small cluster of white quartz crystals.
Accession No
A100.827

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A small irregular shaped mineral. It is a cobalt blue colour and is likely to be copper ore.
Accession No
A100.834

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A small irregular shaped volcanic rock. It has a porous texture suggesting gas bubbles from when it was lava.
Accession No
A100.854

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured with black speckles. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.233

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured golden markings. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.234

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured with black speckles. There is a hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.235

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured golden markings. There is a hole at either end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.236

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A large ostrich egg. The egg is cream coloured. There is a hole at one end of the egg. A piece of string is tied to a bit of wood inside the egg.
Accession No
A102.237

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey and brown colour. It has a small hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.238

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey colour. It has a small hole at one end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.239

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey colour. It has a small hole at either end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.240

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A Emu egg. It is large and oval shaped. It is a dark grey colour. It has a small hole at either end of the egg.
Accession No
A102.241

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Piece of brown fulgurite, shaped similar to a tree branch. The cylindrical shape of the main rock curves and then branches into two sections at the end. The fulgurite has a rough, uneven surface. There are variations in the brown colouring, from light tan to deep red, and light-coloured flecks visible overall. The larger end has a melted, lumpy texture to the centre.
Accession No
A62.401

A wooden case with glass front containing two birds:
1. Little Black Shag (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) - Also known as a little black cormorant.
2. Black Shag - Kawau-tua-whenua - (Phalacrocorax carbo) - also known as a great cormorant and a black cormorant.
Accession No
A64.927

Light-mantled Sooty Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata). Head sooty brown. White ring around eyes. Back and under surface brownish grey. Wings and tail dark sooty brown. Most of the tail feathers missing. Bill black, the groove in the lower mandible painted blue.
Accession No
A64.932

An Erect-crested penguin (Eduyptes sclateri) specimen mounted on a plain black wooden exhibition mount.
Accession No
A64.933

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An immature black backed gull (Larus dominicanus) specimen mounted on a round wooden board in a standing position with wings closed.
Accession No
A64.961

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Puffinus griseus. A sooty shearwater with a blackish brown upper surface . The tail wing primaries and secondaries are black. Under surface greyish brown. The bill is slate brown. It is mounted on a rectangular piece of rough timber - wings are closed and it is seated slightly with its webbed feet at the front.
Accession No
A70.651

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A Hochstetter's frog ( Leiopelma hochstetteri ) specimen preserved in formalin and contained in a glass specimen jar. The specimen has a dark brown back and its ventral side is dark brown and speckled. The outer layer appears to be flaking off. Toes partially webbed.
Accession No
A70.685
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