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Te Papa Tongarewa named in top 25 museums in the world

Friday, 22 September 2017, 11:32 am | Te Papa

The national museum of New Zealand, Te Papa, has been named one of the top 25 museums in the world according to TripAdvisor. More >>

Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata’s exhibition to open at Te Papa

Monday, 18 September 2017, 5:30 pm | Te Papa

Heitiki, 2017. By Matthew Thornton. Photography by Michael O’Neill. Te Papa. Courtesy of New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute. More >>

Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata’s exhibition at Te Papa

Monday, 18 September 2017, 2:21 pm | Te Papa

The major new exhibition Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow , which showcases the dramatic stories, histories, treasured taonga and the exceptional artistry of the Gisborne iwi, will open at Te Papa on Friday 29 September. More >>

Three Pacific teams join Mahuki innovation hub at Te Papa

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:45 am | Te Papa

Three Pacific businesses have joined the Mahuki Innovation Hub at Te Papa, supported by the Pacific Business Trust. More >>

Last chance to see Te Papa’s Golden Days exhibition

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:16 am | Te Papa

Te Papa’s cinematic Golden Days exhibition is closing on 31 August, after almost 20 years on the floor of the national museum. A replacement for Golden Days will be part of Te Papa’s overall exhibition renewal programme. The kiwiana ‘junk ... More >>

Nine culture innovators begin residency at Te Papa’s Mahuki

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 2:02 pm | Te Papa

Mahuki, Te Papa’s innovation hub has opened its doors to nine entrepreneurial teams for its 2017 programme. More >>

Classic Fred Dagg costume on display at Te Papa

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 10:09 am | Te Papa

The iconic hat, shearer’s singlet, shorts and gumboots of Fred Dagg will be on display at Te Papa from July 26. More >>

New Giant Ocean Sunfish Species Discovered

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 12:16 pm | Te Papa

20 July, 2017 - A new species of ocean sunfish has been discovered and formally described by an international team of researchers from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, the University of Otago, Hiroshima University and the University of Tokyo, and led ... More >>

Matariki Rising celebrations attract thousands

Friday, 30 June 2017, 12:22 pm | Te Papa

Thousands turned out to celebrate Matariki Rising, a festival that celebrates Matariki, the Māori New Year. More >>

Choose your learning adventure at Te Papa in the holidays

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:12 am | Te Papa

Te Papa’s new innovative learning lab, Hīnātore, is hosting a school holiday learning programme during the July holidays that will see kids creating their own claymation movies, inventing a new musical instrument, building worlds in virtual ... More >>

Rongowhakaata welcomed as Te Papa iwi in residence

Monday, 12 June 2017, 12:59 pm | Te Papa

Representatives of the iwi travelled from Gisborne, following a consignment of over one hundred of the taonga which will be exhibited for two and a half years in their iwi exhibition Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow at the national museum. More >>

Celebrate the spirit of the black jersey at Te Papa

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 10:26 am | Te Papa

New Zealand’s unparalleled legacy of success on the rugby field is being explored in a new exhibition at Te Papa opening on June 2. More >>

Moriori and Māori Ancestors Offered Dignity and Respect

Monday, 29 May 2017, 9:54 am | Te Papa

Today the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa will hold a pōwhiri to mark the return home of 59 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains from the United Kingdom and Europe. More >>

Te Papa pounamu exhibition opens in the heart of Paris

Friday, 19 May 2017, 11:28 am | Te Papa

An exhibition of more than 200 pounamu treasures opens in Paris on May 22nd showcasing some precious pieces of Aotearoa in the heart of the French capital. More >>

Help New Zealand share its sporting history with the world

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 1:54 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s innovation hub Mahuki is calling for entrepreneurs to help cultural institutions in New Zealand and around the globe tell their stories of sporting identity. More >>

Matariki Rising celebrations for the whole whānau

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 12:01 pm | Te Papa

Whānau, kai, storytelling and learning will feature in Matariki Rising, a 10-day festival which kicks off with an iconic public event on the waterfront and culminates in the popular Kaumātua Kapa Haka performance. More >>

Mk Haley to ignite imagination through talks at Te Papa

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 11:25 am | Te Papa

Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Florida State University and Creative Program Manager at Walt Disney's Imagineering, Mk Haley, will be delivering a series of talks hosted by Mahuki, Te Papa’s innovation hub. More >>

Emotional powhiri as Te Papa welcomes Sir Peter Snell

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 5:12 pm | Te Papa

An emotional Sir Peter Snell said today that gifting objects to Te Papa was an “amazing” experience that helped “ease the guilt” the sporting legend has felt for basing himself overseas. More >>

Te Papa’s Gallipoli exhibition enthrals young and old

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 1:52 pm | Te Papa

More than 1.3 million visitors of all ages have explored Te Papa’s Gallipoli: The scale of our war in the two years since it opened. More >>

Te Papa’s Bug Lab a huge summer success

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 3:17 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s spectacular science exhibition about the genius of bugs closes after a hugely successful four month season, on Easter Monday, 17 April. More >>



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