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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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