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Commemorate Anzac day at Te Papa

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 12:34 pm | Te Papa

Visiting Te Papa’s Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition is a fitting way to commemorate our fallen servicemen and women this Anzac Day. The exhibition is brought to life with monumental figures 2.4 times human size which were created by ... More >>

Explore virtual realities with experts from Australia and NZ

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 11:31 am | Te Papa

The ways virtual and augmented reality are changing the way we live, work and play will be explored during a four-day public programme at Te Papa. More >>

Geraint Martin appointed as Te Papa Chief Executive

Monday, 13 March 2017, 3:58 pm | Te Papa

Geraint Martin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Te Papa. Mr Martin is currently the CEO of Counties Manukau District Health Board. More >>

New ways of learning at Te Papa with cutting-edge technology

Monday, 13 March 2017, 11:03 am | Te Papa

Te Papa has transformed its learning programmes and space, creating Hīnātore, a new learning lab. More >>

Te Papa’s fish and spirit collections closed for quake work

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:44 pm | Te Papa

The National Fish Collection and the natural history spirit collections held by Te Papa at its Tory Street research facility have been closed temporarily while the building undergoes earthquake strengthening. More >>

Last chance to see Ngāti Toa Rangatira taonga

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 11:09 am | Te Papa

Wellingtonians and visitors to the capital have just a few more weeks to explore the taonga of Ngāti Toa Rangatira through Te Papa’s Whiti Te Rā! The story of Ngāti Toa Rangatira Exhibition, which closes to the public on March 17. More >>

NZ’s top drone racers bring thrills and spills to Te Papa

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 12:26 pm | Te Papa

Tickets are selling fast for the first ever drone race held at a national museum. More >>

Te Papa Annual Report details a record year

Monday, 19 December 2016, 2:17 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s Annual Report has been released, revealing fascinating stories and impressive numbers from the national museum of Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Gift of works by Dali, Warhol, Miro and Pollock

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 1:46 pm | Te Papa

An extraordinary gift by US-based New Zealander Dr Euan Sinclair and his wife Ann Sinclair was announced tonight at the launch of the Te Papa Foundation . More >>

Te Papa Board pays tribute to Chief Executive Rick Ellis

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 12:25 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa Chief Executive Rick Ellis will leave the role in 2017, Te Papa Board Chairman Evan Williams announced today. More >>

Mahuki teams showcase cultural sector innovation

Monday, 12 December 2016, 12:31 pm | Te Papa

6 December 2016                 Te Papa’s Mahuki teams showcase the   future of innovation in the culture sector   At Te Papa’s Mahuki showcase last night, nine teams of innovators unveiled business propositions that deliver digital ... More >>

Te Papa and Weta Workshop open Bug Lab

Saturday, 10 December 2016, 3:24 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa and Weta Workshop open blockbuster science exhibition Bug Lab The high impact, hands-on experience gives visitors the chance to learn from the genius of bugs. Visitors enter a colourful, magical space, marvel at large-scale bug models, and explore hands-on ... More >>

The future of innovation in the culture sector showcased

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 11:05 am | Te Papa

At Te Papa’s Mahuki showcase last night, nine teams of innovators unveiled business propositions that deliver digital solutions to challenges faced by Te Papa and other cultural service providers across New Zealand and the world. More >>

Te Papa and Weta Workshop open blockbuster exhibition

Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:00 pm | Te Papa

Spectacular science exhibition Bug Lab opens at Te Papa on Saturday 10 December 2016. More >>

Spectacular new art space for Te Papa

Friday, 18 November 2016, 2:14 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will open a spectacular new art gallery space in the museum in late 2017, Chief Executive Rick Ellis announced today. Over the coming years, Te Papa will transform its permanent exhibits, many of which have been in the museum since it opened in ... More >>

Te Papa open tomorrow

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 4:32 pm | Te Papa

All exhibitions and facilities are open, with just a few spots where we are still tidying up. More >>

Te Papa will be closed on Christmas day

Monday, 3 October 2016, 2:24 pm | Te Papa

From 2016 Te Papa will be closed on Christmas day, the 25th of December. The museum will continue to open from 10am – 6pm every other day of the year. More >>

Te Papa shows world-acclaimed 'Secret Power' artworks

Monday, 19 September 2016, 11:16 am | Te Papa

Te Papa shows world-acclaimed Secret Power artworks for the first time in New Zealand More >>

Power and luxury on show in Te Papa’s new art season

Friday, 16 September 2016, 3:24 pm | Te Papa

The latest season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa offers eight brand new exhibitions, from the gilded luxury of Europe, to the black paintings of Ralph Hotere, from fearless feminist photography, to a spectacular take on global surveillance. More >>

Rare suffragette medal goes on display at Te Papa

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 5:20 pm | Te Papa

Women’s Social and Political Union Medal for Valour, 1912, England, by Toye & Co.. Purchased 2016. CC BY-NC-ND licence. Te Papa (GH024772) More >>



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