Motat Free for Auckland Residents in August

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MOTAT extends a warm invitation to Auckland City residents


For the month of August Auckland City residents can look forward to free fun and interactive experiences at MOTAT – the Museum of Transport and Technology.

Auckland City residents can gain free entry to MOTAT by presenting vouchers that will appear in local papers throughout the month, flyers available at local libraries, or displaying their rates bill or proof of address.

MOTAT Operations Manager Derek Grieve says that MOTAT prides itself on offering exciting and fun exhibitions and displays that are popular all year round – rain or shine.

“We want to show Auckland City that MOTAT has something for every member of the family, whether it’s mum or dad interested in the history of aviation and transport or the kids who can’t wait to have a go at the controls of our FlightSim 5 flight simulator,” says Mr Grieve.

Some of MOTAT’s latest exhibitions include ‘900 South – Sir Edmund Hillary and the NZ Antarctic Expedition 1956-8’ where Sir Ed led the New Zealand Ross Sea Party team to complete the first vehicular over land journey to the South Pole; and ‘Signposts to Godzone’, which explores all things Kiwiana.

Auckland City residents can also enjoy MOTAT’s most popular attractions, including the Tactile Dome, Mirror Maze, Challenge Zone, Voyager 1 and MOTAT’s very own Blacksmith who can be seen every Tuesday and Thursday between 11am-3pm.
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Dates
Saturday 1 August – 31 August 2009
Location
MOTAT, Great North Road & Meola Road, Western Springs.


Costs
Entry is free for all Auckland City residents. Access will be permitted by presenting one of the advertised vouchers for the free day that will appear in the Auckland City Harbour News, the Central Leader and the East & Bays Courier in the weeks commencing Monday 27 July and Monday 10 August, as well as The Aucklander City edition in the week commencing Monday 3 August. Free admission is also allowed for Auckland City residents on presentation of a flyer, their rates bill or proof of address. Public Information Number
Phone: 0800 MOTAT NZ (0800 668 286) or visit www.motat.org.nz for further information and activity times.
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