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Te Papa celebrates a record-breaking year

Friday, 20 November 2015, 10:48 am | Te Papa

Te Papa has had one of its most successful years since opening, as detailed in the museum’s 2014/15 Annual Report , tabled in Parliament yesterday. More >>

Photography focus in Te Papa’s new art season

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 10:32 am | Te Papa

The largest photography exhibition Te Papa has ever held will open tomorrow, as part of the new season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa . More >>

Te Papa brings colonial masterpiece home to New Zealand

Monday, 26 October 2015, 11:23 am | Te Papa

A rare and historically significant painting set in Taranaki during New Zealand’s land wars will go on display to the public in its new home at Te Papa next week. More >>

International human rights museum experts meeting at Te Papa

Monday, 21 September 2015, 11:55 am | Te Papa

International experts from around the globe will gather at Te Papa tomorrow for the 2015 Federation of International Human Rights Museums conference. More >>

Te Papa to acquire Simon Denny “Secret Power”

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10:06 am | Te Papa

Te Papa is to purchase four art works by contemporary New Zealand artist Simon Denny, which are part of his acclaimed Secret Power exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale. More >>

Te Papa one of Lonely Planet’s top 500 places on the planet

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 4:25 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa is one of nine New Zealand destinations named in Lonely Planet’s top 500 places on the planet. More >>

Behind the Scenes Magic of DreamWorks Animation

Friday, 14 August 2015, 9:26 am | Te Papa

Te Papa is proud to announce that it will be the exclusive New Zealand home to its blockbuster summer show -DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, showcasing over twenty-years of travelling zoo animals, green ogres and flying dragons. More >>

Te Papa celebrates Wellington’s 150th birthday

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 8:37 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa threw open the doors of its Tory Street storehouse today, welcoming 2,324 lucky visitors. Thousands more visited Te Papa on the waterfront, where special tours took people to the back of house areas, normally closed to the public. More >>

Te Papa’s Air New Zealand Exhibition prepares to take flight

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 12:38 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will say farewell to its hugely popular Air New Zealand 75 Years: Our nation. The world. Connected at the end of the week as it prepares to depart for Auckland, where it will be on show later in the year. More >>

Hip Hop connecting generations at Te Papa this Matariki

Friday, 19 June 2015, 4:37 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s kicking off the Māori New Year with a weekend dedicated to rangatahi (youth) and home-grown Hip Hop. More >>

Musical Matariki stars set to light up Te Papa

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 1:54 pm | Te Papa

Musical Matariki stars set to light up Te Papa A group of sensational Kiwi musicians will be in the spotlight tomorrow night at Te Papa’s Ngā Whetū o Matariki Concert. The singers were found in a nationwide search which called for people from around ... More >>

Te Papa helping children get creative this Matariki

Friday, 12 June 2015, 1:41 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa helping children get creative this Matariki A new Te Papa educational resource is helping Early Childhood and Primary aged children learn more about the Māori New Year. With assistance from Te Papa’s iwi in residence, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, ... More >>

Tauranga Art Gallery to showcase Buller's Birds

Friday, 12 June 2015, 10:02 am | Te Papa

A Te Papa art exhibition showcasing the illustrations from New Zealand’s most famous book on native birds, opens at the Tauranga Art Gallery tomorrow. More >>

Exhibit uncovers the contraceptive collection of Sparrow

Friday, 29 May 2015, 3:00 pm | Te Papa

Exhibit uncovers the contraceptive collection of Dame Margaret Sparrow Te Papa has opened a new exhibit to showcase the recently acquired collection of Dame Margaret Sparrow – one of New Zealand’s pioneering specialists and advocates on contraception ... More >>

Mummified Tainui child to return home after 100 years

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 9:42 am | Te Papa

More than 100 hundred years after being taken from its burial cave, the mummified remains of a high ranking child belonging to the Tainui iwi is returning home from Austria, Te Papa announced today. “We are extremely thankful to the Weltmuseum ... More >>

Final Building Gallipoli video

Tuesday, 5 May 2015, 9:38 am | Te Papa

The final Building Gallipoli video released this evening pays tribute to the families of those depicted in the exhibition. More >>

Te Papa: Fifth Building Gallipoli Video

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:34 am | Te Papa

Fifth Building Gallipoli video reveals how large scale figures were made The fifth Building Gallipoli video released this evening reveals how the eight large scale figures in Te Papa’s new exhibition Gallipoli: The scale of our war were made. ... More >>

Te Papa and Weta Workshop open Gallipoli exhibition

Friday, 17 April 2015, 3:22 pm | Te Papa

A ground-breaking national exhibition opens at Te Papa on 18 April, to mark the centenary of the First World War. More >>

Te Papa seeks musical Matariki stars

Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:38 pm | Te Papa

Put down your air guitar and pick up the real thing. Te Papa launches a nationwide search for four sensational musicians today as part of its 2015 Matariki celebrations. Te Papa is inviting musicians to compose and perform an original waiata themed around ... More >>

Te Papa unpacks new art treasures at Whangarei Art Museum

Friday, 17 April 2015, 1:47 pm | Te Papa

More treasures from the national art collection will be unveiled at the Whangarei Art Museum over the coming year in the second season of Unpacked – Treasures from Te Papa. More >>



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