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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 >>

Fourth Building Gallipoli video reveals models

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 2:02 pm | Te Papa

The fourth Building Gallipoli video released this evening reveals some of the miniatures, models and dioramas being created for Gallipoli: The scale of our war , opening April 18. More >>

The Art of Love: Frenchman’s surprise proposal at Te Papa

Friday, 10 April 2015, 10:32 am | Te Papa

Paris might be the city of love, but Te Papa was the choice of young Frenchman Mickael Clement who popped the question yesterday amongst colourful Cook Island wedding quilts. Te Papa’s art gallery visitors were surprised by the sudden sound of Bruno Mars’ ... More >>

Third Building Gallipoli video looks at role of Māori

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 9:02 am | Te Papa

The third Building Gallipoli video released this evening gives a sneak peek at how the Māori contingent are being recognised in theGallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition opening on April 18. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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