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Dyslexia Discovery Exhibit

Dyslexia is often referred to as the hidden disability. Hidden because it is not physical, a disability because it so often presents itself in the form of learning difficulties.

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Dyslexia

Whales Tohorā exhibition

 
Models of skull and lower jaw of spade-toothed whale Mesoplodon traversii.
The 3D department worked on a very unique project when the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa asked us to scan a one-off Whale's skull for an upcoming exhibition...

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Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

 
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre
In 2006, the Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre opened to the public with mannequins and props made by Weta Workshop.

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Golden Compass

 
Golden Compass
Weta Workshop produced two life size statues of Lyra on Iorek from the first volume of Phillip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials'.

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Rocky Horror Picture Show Sculpture

 
Riff Raff
Weta Workshop has recently created a larger-than-life size bronze statue of Richard O'Brien, the creator of The Rocky Horror Picture Show and a one time resident of the rural farming...

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Screen Production Industry Tribute

 
Tripod
Weta Workshop was commissioned by Wellington City Council to design and manufacture a public art sculpture as a tribute to the New Zealand Screen Production Industry.

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Wellington Zoo Memorial Plaque

 
Wellington Zoo Memorial Plaque
Weta has enjoyed a long relationship with the Wellington Zoo spanning over 20 years. Richard first started visiting in 1985, to paint and draw the animals.

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