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The future of innovation in the culture sector showcased

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 11:05 am | Te Papa

At Te Papa’s Mahuki showcase last night, nine teams of innovators unveiled business propositions that deliver digital solutions to challenges faced by Te Papa and other cultural service providers across New Zealand and the world. More >>

Te Papa and Weta Workshop open blockbuster exhibition

Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:00 pm | Te Papa

Spectacular science exhibition Bug Lab opens at Te Papa on Saturday 10 December 2016. More >>

Spectacular new art space for Te Papa

Friday, 18 November 2016, 2:14 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will open a spectacular new art gallery space in the museum in late 2017, Chief Executive Rick Ellis announced today. Over the coming years, Te Papa will transform its permanent exhibits, many of which have been in the museum since it opened in ... More >>

Te Papa open tomorrow

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 4:32 pm | Te Papa

All exhibitions and facilities are open, with just a few spots where we are still tidying up. More >>

Te Papa will be closed on Christmas day

Monday, 3 October 2016, 2:24 pm | Te Papa

From 2016 Te Papa will be closed on Christmas day, the 25th of December. The museum will continue to open from 10am – 6pm every other day of the year. More >>

Te Papa shows world-acclaimed 'Secret Power' artworks

Monday, 19 September 2016, 11:16 am | Te Papa

Te Papa shows world-acclaimed Secret Power artworks for the first time in New Zealand More >>

Power and luxury on show in Te Papa’s new art season

Friday, 16 September 2016, 3:24 pm | Te Papa

The latest season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa offers eight brand new exhibitions, from the gilded luxury of Europe, to the black paintings of Ralph Hotere, from fearless feminist photography, to a spectacular take on global surveillance. More >>

Rare suffragette medal goes on display at Te Papa

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 5:20 pm | Te Papa

Women’s Social and Political Union Medal for Valour, 1912, England, by Toye & Co.. Purchased 2016. CC BY-NC-ND licence. Te Papa (GH024772) More >>

Te Papa and Weta Workshop bring Bug Lab to Wellington

Monday, 29 August 2016, 9:52 am | Te Papa

Te Papa and Weta Workshop have joined forces to bring a blockbuster science exhibition to Te Papa this summer. More >>

Te Papa open again from Saturday 20 August

Friday, 19 August 2016, 3:05 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will be open again at 10am on Saturday 20 August, after a sprinkler activation on Wednesday night closed the museum on Thursday and Friday. More >>

Te Papa remains closed after sprinkler activation

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 3:26 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will be closed on Friday 19 August, after a sprinkler activation on Wednesday night. Sprinklers activated in Te Papa’s ground floor and first floor foyers for a short period around 8pm on Wednesday 17 August. More >>

Te Papa announces Mahuki innovation teams

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 10:13 am | Te Papa

Mahuki, an innovation hub within the national museum has opened its doors to ten entrepreneurial teams. They will respond with digital solutions, to challenges faced by Te Papa and other cultural service providers across New Zealand and the world. ... More >>

Wellington Council supports Te Papa’s innovation incubator

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 12:48 pm | Te Papa

Yesterday Mahuki opened its doors to ten entrepreneurial teams who have been tasked to respond with digital solutions, to challenge sets faced by Te Papa and other cultural service providers across New Zealand and the world. More >>

Singlet withdrawn from sale

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 10:05 am | Te Papa

Singlet withdrawn from sale Cordy’s auction house has confirmed today that it will not be proceeding with the sale of a singlet, described as the one worn by Peter Snell in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Te Papa has been unable to satisfy itself as to ... More >>

Te Papa buys Peter Snell singlet

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 12:33 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa has purchased the singlet worn by Peter Snell at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics at an auction this morning at Cordy’s auction house in Auckland. More >>

Te Papa buys panoramic pageant of Cook’s Pacific voyages

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 10:19 am | Te Papa

A rare panoramic wallpaper depicting scenes from Captain Cook’s Pacific voyages has been purchased by Te Papa for the national art collection. More >>

Te Papa hosts biggest Kaumātua Kapa Haka yet

Monday, 20 June 2016, 2:46 pm | Te Papa

Over 500 Kaumātua (elders) from around Aotearoa will be taking to the stage this weekend, performing tribal waiata and haka in the biggest Kaumātua Kapa Haka yet. More >>

Te Papa welcomes Māori and Moriori remains

Monday, 30 May 2016, 10:19 am | Te Papa

Media release: Te Papa welcomes Māori and Moriori remains from Smithsonian Institution and UK museums More >>

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 >>

 

 

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