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Geraint Martin to step down as Te Papa’s Chief Executive

Monday, 9 September 2019, 5:36 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s Chief Executive Geraint Martin announced today he will step down from the role at the end of the year. More >>

Dame Fran Wilde appointed as Chair of Te Papa’s board

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 5:01 pm | Te Papa

Dame Fran Wilde will chair the board of Te Papa from 1 July 2019. Dame Fran has been a member of the board since 2015 and its Deputy Chair since January 2019. More >>

Increased funding for Te Papa in Budget 2019

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 4:04 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s baseline funding from the Crown has been increased by $12.5m a year in this year’s Budget, to support ongoing maintenance of the museum’s buildings, and refresh of exhibitions. More >>

Te Papa art exhibitions focus on NZ in the 60s and 70s

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 5:47 pm | Te Papa

Two exhibitions at Te Papa this winter take viewers back to an era of radical change in New Zealand: The New Photography – Life in the 60s and 70s and Gordon Walters: New Vision. More >>

Sacred ancestral remains return from Germany and Netherlands

Monday, 6 May 2019, 10:39 am | Te Papa

On Sunday 5 May, Te Papa held a private pōwhiri (welcome) to mark the return home of 121 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains from Germany and The Netherlands. More >>

Te Papa extends Gallipoli exhibition to Anzac Day 2022

Thursday, 25 April 2019, 10:58 am | Te Papa

Te Papa announced today that its ground-breaking exhibition Gallipoli: The scale of our war will remain at the museum for at least three more years, and will not close before Anzac Day, 25 April, 2022. More >>

Terracotta Warriors exhibition doubles visitor target

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 10:33 am | Te Papa

Te Papa’s exhibition Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality has attracted twice as many visitors as originally planned, with 198,021 people having seen the exhibition since it opened on 15 December. More >>

Opening announced for Te Papa’s ground-breaking nature zone

Monday, 18 February 2019, 9:10 am | Te Papa

The biggest change to Te Papa since the museum opened will be unveiled to the public on 11 May 2019. Te Taiao Nature, Te Papa’s brand new $12 million nature zone, is a bold and immersive journey through the natural world of Aotearoa New Zealand, combining ... More >>

‘Breathtaking’ Terracotta Warriors opens tomorrow at Te Papa

Friday, 14 December 2018, 4:17 pm | Te Papa

‘Breathtaking’ Terracotta Warriors opens tomorrow at Te Papa Following an incredible 200 strong karakia and pōwhiri, Te Papa’s landmark Terracotta Warriors exhibition will officially open to the public tomorrow Saturday 15 December. The ancient terracotta ... More >>

Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata launches new book at Te Papa

Monday, 1 October 2018, 11:57 am | Te Papa

Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata launches new book at Te Papa to mark first anniversary of iwi exhibition More >>

Terracotta Warriors at Te Papa

Friday, 28 September 2018, 10:56 am | Te Papa

China’s ancient treasures, the 2,300 year old terracotta warriors, are coming to Te Papa this summer. Tickets to the landmark exhibition will be going on sale this Sunday 30 September. More >>

Te Papa highlights the legacy of female suffrage

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 11:00 am | Te Papa

On 19 September, exactly 125 years since Aotearoa became the first self-governing country in the world to grant women the vote, Te Papa will open a pop-up exhibition and launch a new Te Papa Press publication to mark Suffrage 125. Dr Bronwyn Labrum, ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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