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Te Papa’s ‘ICON’ catering selected as Parliament’s caterer

Friday, 10 November 2017, 4:26 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa is pleased to announce that its catering arm ‘ICON Catering’ has been awarded the Parliamentary Service catering contract and will begin providing services from January 2018. More >>

New Zealand Wars mini exhibition to open at Te Papa

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 3:23 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa marks the first national day of commemoration of the New Zealand Wars, Rā Maumahara, with a new mini exhibition. More >>

Fashion activists, rule-breaking jewellery and colour

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 11:01 am | Te Papa

Fierce Pacific fashion, jewellery made out of skateboards and cellphones, a flood of colour, and a place to stand - Te Papa has revealed four exhibitions to feature in its new art gallery, Toi Art, opening March 2018. More >>

The wonders of the world in LEGO® bricks at Te Papa

Monday, 2 October 2017, 11:04 am | Te Papa

One of only fourteen LEGO Certified Professionals globally, Ryan McNaught (aka Brickman), will be bringing some of the world’s most iconic landmarks and masterpieces made exclusively from LEGO® bricks to Te Papa this summer. More >>

Incredible powhiri at Te Papa to open iwi exhibition

Friday, 29 September 2017, 3:45 pm | Te Papa

Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata’s exhibition opened today at Te Papa with 600 strong pōwhiri More >>

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 >>

 

 

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