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Te Papa To Require Vaccination For Visitors, Proposes Vaccination Requirement For Staff

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 6:32 am | Te Papa

Te Papa will require its visitors be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Chief Executive | Tumu Whakarae Courtney Johnston and Kaihautū | Māori Co-Leader Arapata Hakiwai announced the decision today. The requirement will be effective from when New Zealand ... More >>

Landmark Rita Angus Exhibition To Open At Te Papa December 18

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 10:43 am | Te Papa

Te Papa’s summer exhibition Rita Angus, New Zealand Modernist | He Ringatoi Hou o Aotearoa opens to the public on Saturday 18 December and runs until 25 April 2022. More than 70 works by one of New Zealand’s most iconic 20th-century artists, Rita ... More >>

Te Papa’s Raranga Matihiko Programme In Top 100 Global Education Innovations

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 10:31 am | Te Papa

Education programme Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures which is led by Te Papa, has been recognised as one of the top 100 global education innovations by HundrED.Org- an international not-for-profit organisation, which promotes innovations in education. ... More >>

Te Papa Back To Normal After Evacuation

Thursday, 29 July 2021, 7:43 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will be open as usual tomorrow Friday 30 July after a building evacuation today. The museum was evacuated around 2.30pm Thursday after a suspicious item was found by Te Papa security staff. The item was inspected by specialist police teams ... More >>

Te Papa To Re-open On Tuesday 29 June After Six Day Closure

Monday, 28 June 2021, 9:14 am | Te Papa

Te Papa will re-open to the public at 10am on Tuesday 29 June and be open with its regular hours of 10am to 6pm, seven days a week. Most of the museum’s exhibitions and spaces will be open, with some interactive displays closed off. The Surrealist ... More >>

Te Papa Celebrates Matariki With A Special Focus On Te Taiao

Monday, 21 June 2021, 10:02 am | Te Papa

Matariki at Te Papa is dedicated to remembering the past, celebrating the present and planning for the future. The special celebrations at Te Papa begin on Friday 2 July and run through until Sunday 11 July. With an important focus on wellbeing ... More >>

Te Papa Presents Feathermania: Fashion To Die For

Monday, 31 May 2021, 10:26 am | Te Papa

Te Papa’s Feathermania: Fashion to die for | Te mate huruhuru: He kahu matemate opens to the public on Saturday 26 June and runs until April 2022. Coinciding with the publication of Claire Regnault’s new book Dressed: Fashionable Dress in Aotearoa ... More >>

Ground-Breaking Immersive Installation Opens In Te Papa’s Toi Art

Sunday, 13 December 2020, 2:03 pm | Te Papa

Chiharu Shiota’s installation The Web of Time at Te Papa Te Papa’s newest site responsive commission The Web of Time­ has opened to the public and will be on display in Toi Art until late 2021. World-class artist Chiharu Shiota’s magnificent two-storey ... More >>

World Of WearableArt Up Close Exhibition Opens At Te Papa

Saturday, 12 December 2020, 6:11 am | Te Papa

A new exhibition with the WOW factor has opened at Te Papa, offering an up close view of wearable art from around the world. World of WearableArt – Up Close (Ao KākahuToi – Kia Tata) is a brand-new exhibition featuring garments from World ... More >>

Te Papa Discovers Original Negative Of Iconic Michael Joseph Savage Portrait

Sunday, 6 December 2020, 6:53 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa photography curator Athol McCredie holds the newly-discovered negative. Photo credit: Jack Fisher, Te Papa. It is one of New Zealand’s most famous photographs, a black and white image of the gently smiling Michael Joseph Savage. The iconic portrait ... More >>

Toi moko from Germany welcomed home at Te Papa

Tuesday, 3 November 2020, 1:51 pm | Te Papa

Four Toi moko (Māori ancestral heads) have been welcomed today in a solemn ceremony on Te Papa’s marae, after returning to New Zealand from Germany. More >>

Arts Accessibility Accolade Award For Te Papa’s Judith Jones

Saturday, 10 October 2020, 10:29 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa visitor host and accessibility advocate Judith Jones has been awarded the 2020 Arts Access Aotearoa Accolade award, to be presented online at Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Awards 2020 on Tuesday 13 October. Judith Jones | Photo: Jack Fisher, ... More >>

WOW Exhibition At Te Papa Moved To Dec - Feb

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 5:38 pm | Te Papa

New dates for World of WearableArt exhibition at Te Papa In response to changes in covid alert levels, Te Papa will host a World of WearableArt exhibition from December 2020 to February 2021, rather than in August and September 2020 as originally planned. ... More >>

Te Papa Partners With Department Of Conservation For Whānau Day 2020

Monday, 10 August 2020, 1:39 pm | Te Papa

To celebrate Conservation Week 2020, Te Papa has partnered with the Department of Conservation for Whānau Day on Sunday 16 August (10am-3pm). Taking place in Te Taiao | Nature, Whānau Day will focus on how New Zealanders can take part in protecting ... More >>

Te Papa’s Dalí And The Surrealists Exhibition Postponed To 2021

Saturday, 8 August 2020, 2:53 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa and Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam have agreed to postpone Dalí and the Surrealists until June 2021, as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. Originally due to open this December, the exhibition is being postponed until 2021. It will ... More >>

Te Papa’s Modern Living Exhibition Explores New Zealand’s Unique Design History

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 11:34 am | Te Papa

Te Papa’s Toi Art presents Modern Living: Design in 1950s New Zealand |Te Noho Hou: Te hoahoa i Aotearoa i ngā tau 1950. The exhibition opens to the public on Saturday 22 August and runs until May 2021. Modern Living focuses on a 1950s exhibition ... More >>

Feather Cloak And Helmet Gifted To Captain Cook To Return Permanently To Hawai‘i

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 10:12 am | Te Papa

An ahu ula (feather cloak) and mahiole (feather helmet) gifted to Captain Cook in 1779 are being permanently returned to Hawaii by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. These cherished items were gifts from Hawaiian Chief Kalani‘ōpu‘u ... More >>

Te Papa And Third Culture Minds Stand In Solidarity With The Black Lives Matter

Monday, 29 June 2020, 10:57 am | Te Papa

Te Papa and Third Culture Minds are standing in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement, with an after-hours event Black Lives Matter: Patua te Kaikiri - A Conversation on Culture , on Thursday 2 July 7-10 pm. The event is in response ... More >>

Prime Minister Announces Funding Boost At Te Papa’s Re-opening

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 5:26 pm | Te Papa

At Te Papa today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the museum will receive an additional $18 million of Crown funding for the financial year 2020/2021 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visits Te Papa exhibition Tamatea: He Tūtakinga Tuku Iho ... More >>

Welcome Back To Our Place: Te Papa Re-opens Tomorrow, Thursday 28th May

Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 6:09 pm | Te Papa

‘Open’ signage going up on Te Papa’s plinth. Photo: Jack Fisher, Te Papa A karakia will be held tomorrow to re-open Te Papa before visitors begin to enter the building from 10am. Te Papa’s leadership team and a small group of staff will be ... More >>