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Te Papa’s new art season opens the glory box

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 1:21 pm | Te Papa

Gretchen Albrecht in front of In a shower of gold, 2011, acrylic on canvas. Photo: Kallan MacLeod. More >>

NZ's Featured in Gallipoli Exhibition

Monday, 30 March 2015, 8:40 pm | Te Papa

The second Building Gallipoli video released this evening introduces the ordinary New Zealanders in extraordinary circumstances at Gallipoli who are being brought to life in Te Papa’s new exhibition. More >>

Te Papa brings Kupe exhibition to Hawkes Bay

Friday, 27 March 2015, 10:40 am | Te Papa

A Te Papa touring exhibition celebrating a great Polynesian voyager’s connections with New Zealand opens at the Hastings City Art Gallery tomorrow. More >>

Te Papa brings Brian Brake photographs to Hastings

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:32 pm | Te Papa

A Te Papa touring exhibition exploring the works of celebrated New Zealand photographer Brian Brake opens at the Hastings City Art Gallery tomorrow. More >>

Remember exhibit unveiled for 4th anniversary of earthquake

Friday, 20 February 2015, 10:57 am | Te Papa

Te Papa has unveiled Remember, a temporary exhibit to mark the fourth anniversary of the Canterbury earthquakes. More >>

ROARsome turnout for Te Papa’s Tyrannosaurs

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 2:04 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa is saying goodbye to its hugely popular Tyrannosaurs exhibition, which has lured more than 120,000 visitors over its five month lifespan. More >>

Te Papa marks 175th anniversary of signing of Treaty

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 10:43 am | Te Papa

Te Papa’s programme to mark the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi starts tomorrow evening with our annual treaty debate. More >>

New exhibition: Te Papa’s recent scientific discoveries

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:11 pm | Te Papa

The national museum has opened a new exhibition DeCLASSIFIED! Nature’s secrets exposed at Te Papa to showcase recent discoveries by its scientists. More >>

Latest works from Unpacked go on display in Hamilton

Monday, 15 December 2014, 1:44 pm | Te Papa

Latest works from Huakina: He taonga mai i Te Papa - Unpacked: Treasures from Te Papa go on display in Hamilton More >>

Auckland gallery to conclude Te Papa’s touring exhibition

Monday, 8 December 2014, 11:58 am | Te Papa

Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Art Gallery in West Auckland will conclude Te Papa’s touring exhibition Black Rainbow by two of New Zealand’s leading artists. More >>

Come take a selfie with The Hobbit’s Azog™ the Defiler

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 4:30 pm | Te Papa

Azog™ the Defiler will be on display at the national museum from tomorrow and visitors are invited to come snap a selfie with the huge and pale Gundabad Orc. More >>

Largest repatriation of ancestral remains in NZ history

Monday, 1 December 2014, 12:23 pm | Te Papa

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the American Museum of Natural History are pleased to announce the return of 107 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains to New Zealand. The remains include 35 Toi moko (preserved Māori tattooed heads), two ... More >>

NZSO @ Te Papa – FREE concert for all the family

Tuesday, 25 November 2014, 11:31 am | Te Papa

Join us as we present two concerts featuring some of the world’s most loved orchestral repertoire. Dress in your finest and Dance with Us as we feature some of the best orchestral dance repertoire at 12pm, and then unleash your inner diva and raise your ... More >>

Te Papa appoints new Chief Executive

Monday, 10 November 2014, 9:09 am | Te Papa

The Board and Chairman of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa are pleased to announce the appointment of Rick Ellis as the new Chief Executive for the museum. More >>

Te Papa to showcase unique story of Shrek the sheep

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 12:42 pm | Te Papa

The children of Central Otago’s Tarras School will be in Wellington tomorrow to see their favourite southern rogue, Shrek the sheep, make his debut at the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. More >>

Te Papa Pays Tribute to Pioneering Art Scholar

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 9:00 am | Te Papa

Te Papa Pays Tribute to a Pioneering Art Scholar and Valued Mentor It is with great sadness that Te Papa acknowledges the death of Professor Jonathan Mane-Wheoki (CNZM), the national museum’s Head of Arts & Visual Culture. One of New Zealand’s ... More >>

Tyrannosaurs surprise and delight in new exhibition

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:44 pm | Te Papa

Cutting edge technology has been combined with the latest research for Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family ; opening Saturday 27 September 2014 at Te Papa. An immersive multimedia experience for visitors of all ages, it showcases the latest revisions of the tyrannosaur’s ... More >>

Hundreds of artworks, hours of inspiration

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 12:46 pm | Te Papa

Spectacular light installations, avant-garde Russian painting, modern Māori art and intimate portraits from New Zealand’s colonial past are just some of the remarkable artworks on show for visitors to the new season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa . More >>

Te Papa to display extraordinary artworks destined for UN

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 3:12 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa to display extraordinary New Zealand artworks destined for the United Nations Visitors to Te Papa will have a rare opportunity to experience a unique exhibition of tukutuku panels reflecting New Zealand stories, values and traditions, before ... More >>

Te Papa reinforces its commitment to science

Friday, 27 June 2014, 2:32 pm | Te Papa

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is delighted by the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage’s appointment of Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister, to its Board. More >>

 

 

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