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Kids Go Wild for Te Papa’s Monster Exhibitions

Friday, 17 August 2018, 4:44 pm | Te Papa

Two monstrous new art exhibitions for kids and teens open in Toi Art at Te Papa More >>

Mahuki welcomes this year’s technology entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 4:04 pm | Te Papa

Ten teams of technology entrepreneurs from across New Zealand have been selected by Te Papa to develop their innovations in this year’s residency programme at the national museum. Now in its third year, Mahuki, the world’s first culture-tech ... More >>

Te Papa to undertake further work on collections care

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 1:05 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will take additional time to consider the best way to deliver its collections care function, including undertaking an independent review into the care of its natural history collections. More >>

Te Papa secures 2,300 year old Terracotta Warriors

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 9:13 am | Te Papa

China’s ancient treasures, the 2,300 year old terracotta warriors, are coming to Te Papa this summer. Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality : will open 15 December 2018 and run until 22 April 2019. More >>

Art Monsters for Kids And Teens at Te Papa

Friday, 27 July 2018, 3:47 pm | Te Papa

Two monstrous new art exhibitions for the under 20s open 18 August, Toi Art at Te Papa More >>

Te Papa sets the record straight on collections and science

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 6:19 pm | Te Papa

As Te Papa looks to modernise the way it works, some have suggested that the museum could put national collections at risk, or fail to fulfil its role in scientific research. More >>

Leadership appointments bring new expertise to Te Papa

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 2:47 pm | Te Papa

New appointments to senior roles at Te Papa show the strength of talent in the New Zealand museum and gallery sector. Courtney Johnston, Director of the Dowse Art Museum, has been appointed to the newly-created role of Director of Audience and Insights, ... More >>

Māori and Moriori ancestral remains offered respect

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 9:19 am | Te Papa

On Friday 13 July, the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa will hold a pōwhiri (welcome) to mark the return home of 17 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains from the United States of America and Germany. More >>

Māori and Moriori ancestral remains offered respect

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 4:30 pm | Te Papa

On Friday 13 July, the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa will hold a pōwhiri (welcome) to mark the return home of 17 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains from the United States of America and Germany. More >>

Te Papa wants Matariki celebrated as a national event

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 9:15 am | Te Papa

Te Papa believes Matariki should be celebrated by all New Zealanders as an indigenous event of national identity. More >>

Statement re Te Papa evacuation

Saturday, 9 June 2018, 11:00 am | Te Papa

"A suspicious package found at Te Papa which saw us evacuate earlier this evening has been dealt with by the experts and found to be harmless. Te Papa will open tomorrow as usual. More >>

Minecraft Mod shakes up earthquake education

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 8:50 am | Te Papa

Skeleton horses and killer bunnies may not be traditional learning tools, but a new mod for the computer game Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons about earthquake safety. More >>

End of an era – Te Papa’s nature exhibitions make way

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:18 pm | Te Papa

End of an era – Te Papa’s nature exhibitions make way for the new As part of Te Papa’s renewal of its permanent exhibitions, the natural history spaces on Level 2 of the national museum will close after Easter for redevelopment. More >>

Dramatic Performance as PM Opens Te Papa’s New Art Gallery

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 12:24 pm | Te Papa

Dramatic Performance as Prime Minister Opens Te Papa’s New Art Gallery, Toi Art A dramatic and emotionally-charged performance from Auckland artist collective Pacific Sisters welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern into the new art gallery at Te Papa ... More >>

Suffrage 125 at Te Papa

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 3:50 pm | Te Papa

International Women’s Day (8 March) marks the launch of the year-long Suffrage 125 commemorations. With the Electoral Act passed in 1893, 125 years ago, New Zealand became the first self-governing country in the world to give women the right to vote ... More >>

Te Papa celebrates 20 years of “our place” on 14 February

Monday, 12 February 2018, 2:47 pm | Te Papa

After a dawn ceremony and huge anticipation, at midday on February 14, 1998, yachtsman Sir Peter Blake led two children through the doors of Te Papa Tongarewa The Museum of New Zealand, on Wellington’s waterfront. More >>

A giant extinct burrowing bat discovered in Central Otago

Thursday, 11 January 2018, 1:49 pm | Te Papa

The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago have been found. More >>

50,000 LEGO® lovers visit Brickman at Te Papa

Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 4:30 pm | Te Papa

50,000 LEGO® lovers visit Brickman’s Wonders of the World at Te Papa By this weekend 50,000 people will have visited Brickman: Wonders of the World in the 35 days since opening at Te Papa. The exhibition which is only on until 11 February, ... More >>

Te Papa Mourns Passing of Founding CEO Cheryll Sotheran

Sunday, 31 December 2017, 2:26 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa Mourns Passing of Founding Chief Executive Cheryll Sotheran Te Papa today heard of the passing yesterday (30 December) of our founding Chief Executive, Dame Cheryll Sotheran. “Dame Cheryl leaves an incredible legacy,” says Te Papa Chief ... More >>

Te Papa Unveils Plans for Exciting New $11m Nature Zone

Friday, 22 December 2017, 9:02 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa is building an exciting new nature and environment zone, opening in early 2019. More >>

 

 

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