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Te Papa to welcome Māori and Moriori remains

Monday, 23 May 2016, 2:29 pm | Te Papa

The remains of sixty Māori and Moriori individuals, returning from museums and private collections, will be welcomed onto Te Papa's marae at 1pmon Friday 27 May. More >>

Matariki events to feed the soul this winter

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:16 pm | Te Papa

Celebrations for Matariki, the Māori New Year, kick off across Wellington’s galleries and museums on 2 June this year. More >>

Te Papa’s free resources help children learn about Matariki

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 11:25 am | Te Papa

Schools and early childhood centres have a new resource to help children celebrate Matariki, the Māori New Year. More >>

Te Papa innovation hub reaches for the stars

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 12:05 pm | Te Papa

On Wednesday 20 April, Te Papa will launch its innovation hub, Mahuki - innovation powered by Te Papa. More >>

Spectacular Hawai'i ceremony welcomes cloak and helmet

Friday, 18 March 2016, 11:44 am | Te Papa

An elaborate ceremony is underway in Hawai’i today welcome home the feather ‘ahu ‘ula (cloak) and mahiole (helmet) being loaned by Te Papa to Honolulu’s Bishop Museum. The items were gifted by Hawaiian Chief Kalaniopu’u to Captain Cook in ... More >>

Te Papa secures rare suffragette medal

Friday, 26 February 2016, 10:36 am | Te Papa

A rare bravery medal awarded to New Zealander Frances Parker has been secured by Te Papa in an auction overnight. More >>

Te Papa to return treasures to Hawai'i

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 12:28 pm | Te Papa

A priceless feather cloak and helmet gifted to Captain Cook in 1779 are being returned to Hawai’i by Te Papa. More >>

Magic of DreamWorks Animation lands at Te Papa

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 12:17 pm | Te Papa

Magic of DreamWorks Animation lands at Te Papa Visitors to Te Papa can lose themselves in the extraordinary worlds of Po the Panda, Shrek the Ogre and Alex the Lion, when DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition opens on Saturday. Showcasing over twenty years ... More >>

Te Papa celebrates 150 years of NZ’s national museum

Monday, 7 December 2015, 4:32 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa is celebrating 150 years since the founding of the Colonial Museum in 1865, which evolved into today’s Te Papa. On December 8th 1865, the Colonial Museum was founded in Wellington by scientist and collector James Hector, who later gave his ... More >>

Te Papa celebrates a record-breaking year

Friday, 20 November 2015, 10:48 am | Te Papa

Te Papa has had one of its most successful years since opening, as detailed in the museum’s 2014/15 Annual Report , tabled in Parliament yesterday. More >>

Photography focus in Te Papa’s new art season

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 10:32 am | Te Papa

The largest photography exhibition Te Papa has ever held will open tomorrow, as part of the new season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa . More >>

Te Papa brings colonial masterpiece home to New Zealand

Monday, 26 October 2015, 11:23 am | Te Papa

A rare and historically significant painting set in Taranaki during New Zealand’s land wars will go on display to the public in its new home at Te Papa next week. More >>

International human rights museum experts meeting at Te Papa

Monday, 21 September 2015, 11:55 am | Te Papa

International experts from around the globe will gather at Te Papa tomorrow for the 2015 Federation of International Human Rights Museums conference. More >>

Te Papa to acquire Simon Denny “Secret Power”

Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10:06 am | Te Papa

Te Papa is to purchase four art works by contemporary New Zealand artist Simon Denny, which are part of his acclaimed Secret Power exhibition at this year’s Venice Biennale. More >>

Te Papa one of Lonely Planet’s top 500 places on the planet

Tuesday, 18 August 2015, 4:25 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa is one of nine New Zealand destinations named in Lonely Planet’s top 500 places on the planet. More >>

Behind the Scenes Magic of DreamWorks Animation

Friday, 14 August 2015, 9:26 am | Te Papa

Te Papa is proud to announce that it will be the exclusive New Zealand home to its blockbuster summer show -DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, showcasing over twenty-years of travelling zoo animals, green ogres and flying dragons. More >>

Te Papa celebrates Wellington’s 150th birthday

Saturday, 25 July 2015, 8:37 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa threw open the doors of its Tory Street storehouse today, welcoming 2,324 lucky visitors. Thousands more visited Te Papa on the waterfront, where special tours took people to the back of house areas, normally closed to the public. More >>

Te Papa’s Air New Zealand Exhibition prepares to take flight

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 12:38 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will say farewell to its hugely popular Air New Zealand 75 Years: Our nation. The world. Connected at the end of the week as it prepares to depart for Auckland, where it will be on show later in the year. More >>

Hip Hop connecting generations at Te Papa this Matariki

Friday, 19 June 2015, 4:37 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa’s kicking off the Māori New Year with a weekend dedicated to rangatahi (youth) and home-grown Hip Hop. More >>

Musical Matariki stars set to light up Te Papa

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 1:54 pm | Te Papa

Musical Matariki stars set to light up Te Papa A group of sensational Kiwi musicians will be in the spotlight tomorrow night at Te Papa’s Ngā Whetū o Matariki Concert. The singers were found in a nationwide search which called for people from around ... More >>

 

 

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