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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 >>

Sir Peter Snell to make golden donation to the nation

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 2:57 pm | Te Papa

Sporting legend Sir Peter Snell has confirmed he will donate 14 items from his personal collection to Te Papa, including two Olympic gold medals, those from the 800m in the 1960 Rome Olympic Games, and the 800m in the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games. The most ... More >>

Learn and play at Te Papa during the school holidays

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 2:45 pm | Te Papa

Build and fly a Lego drone, create a musical instrument and record a musical track or fly around with friends in a virtual world during Te Papa’s school holiday programme. More >>

Te Papa’s Mahuki seeking next generation ideas

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 12:30 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa launches the 2017 programme for Mahuki, the museum’s innovation hub, on Monday 10 April. More >>

Commemorate Anzac day at Te Papa

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 12:34 pm | Te Papa

Visiting Te Papa’s Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition is a fitting way to commemorate our fallen servicemen and women this Anzac Day. The exhibition is brought to life with monumental figures 2.4 times human size which were created by ... More >>

Explore virtual realities with experts from Australia and NZ

Thursday, 16 March 2017, 11:31 am | Te Papa

The ways virtual and augmented reality are changing the way we live, work and play will be explored during a four-day public programme at Te Papa. More >>

Geraint Martin appointed as Te Papa Chief Executive

Monday, 13 March 2017, 3:58 pm | Te Papa

Geraint Martin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Te Papa. Mr Martin is currently the CEO of Counties Manukau District Health Board. More >>

New ways of learning at Te Papa with cutting-edge technology

Monday, 13 March 2017, 11:03 am | Te Papa

Te Papa has transformed its learning programmes and space, creating Hīnātore, a new learning lab. More >>

Te Papa’s fish and spirit collections closed for quake work

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:44 pm | Te Papa

The National Fish Collection and the natural history spirit collections held by Te Papa at its Tory Street research facility have been closed temporarily while the building undergoes earthquake strengthening. More >>

Last chance to see Ngāti Toa Rangatira taonga

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 11:09 am | Te Papa

Wellingtonians and visitors to the capital have just a few more weeks to explore the taonga of Ngāti Toa Rangatira through Te Papa’s Whiti Te Rā! The story of Ngāti Toa Rangatira Exhibition, which closes to the public on March 17. More >>

NZ’s top drone racers bring thrills and spills to Te Papa

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 12:26 pm | Te Papa

Tickets are selling fast for the first ever drone race held at a national museum. More >>

Te Papa Annual Report details a record year

Monday, 19 December 2016, 2:17 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s Annual Report has been released, revealing fascinating stories and impressive numbers from the national museum of Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Gift of works by Dali, Warhol, Miro and Pollock

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 1:46 pm | Te Papa

An extraordinary gift by US-based New Zealander Dr Euan Sinclair and his wife Ann Sinclair was announced tonight at the launch of the Te Papa Foundation . More >>

Te Papa Board pays tribute to Chief Executive Rick Ellis

Thursday, 15 December 2016, 12:25 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa Chief Executive Rick Ellis will leave the role in 2017, Te Papa Board Chairman Evan Williams announced today. More >>

 

 

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