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Te Papa Takes Next Steps In te Tiriti Exhibition

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 10:23 am | Te Papa

Te Papa has replaced the display panel in its exhibition Te Tiriti o Waitangi: Ngā tohu kotahitanga Treaty of Waitangi: Signs of a Nation. More >>

Dinosaurs Of Patagonia Star At Te Papa This Summer

Saturday, 1 July 2023, 1:14 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will be the only New Zealand venue for Dinosaurs of Patagonia – a blockbuster exhibition of recently-discovered dinosaur species featuring one of the biggest creatures ever to walk the planet: the 37-metre-long Patagotitan mayorum . Excavated in 2014, ... More >>

Sacred Ancestral Remains & Taonga Return From Germany

Friday, 9 June 2023, 4:49 pm | Te Papa

The remains of 95 Māori and Moriori ancestors along with 6 Toi moko (Māori mummified tattooed heads), and taonga Māori are being repatriated from seven institutions across Germany. On Wednesday 15 June, Te Papa will hold a private repatriation pōwhiri ... More >>

Taikura Kapa Haka Returns To Te Papa Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 July

Friday, 2 June 2023, 3:48 pm | Te Papa

The beloved national Kapa Haka festival for kaumātua will return to Te Papa in 2023, after several years of disruption due to covid. Saturday 1 July and Sunday 2 July will see senior Māori performers from around the country take the stage in ... More >>

Te Papa Research Reveals How New Zealanders Mark Matariki

Friday, 2 June 2023, 3:45 pm | Te Papa

As it opens its Mānawatia a Matariki exhibition, Te Papa is sharing nationwide research and visitor insights that show how New Zealanders are embracing the indigenous New Year. The museum has also released its Matariki events programme including Taikura ... More >>

Crustacean Celebrities Of Aotearoa On Display At Te Papa

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 3:03 pm | Te Papa

Crabs, shrimps, lobsters, barnacles, slaters and other crustaceans are the stars of a new mini exhibition presented by NIWA and Te Papa. Opening 22 May, Mawhiti Tino Rawe | Clever Crustaceans is a playful exploration of the bizarre and diverse world ... More >>

Te Papa Welcomes Home Ancestral Remains

Sunday, 2 October 2022, 12:48 pm | Te Papa

This morning, Te Papa welcomed home Māori and Moriori ancestral remains, repatriated from the Natural History Museum, Vienna. A repatriation pōwhiri marked the return of these ancestors. The first repatriation to New Zealand from the Natural History ... More >>

Te Papa Purchases Two Paintings At Auction Of BNZ Art Collection

Sunday, 18 September 2022, 6:39 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa has acquired two paintings at an auction of one of the country’s most important private art collections. The paintings purchased by Te Papa are: Glenda at Tahakopa , by Robin White, oil on canvas, 1978, purchase price $406,000.  ... More >>

Te Papa Purchases Two Paintings At Auction Of BNZ Art Collection

Sunday, 18 September 2022, 6:38 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa has acquired two paintings at an auction of one of the country’s most important private art collections. The paintings purchased by Te Papa are: Glenda at Tahakopa , by Robin White, oil on canvas, 1978, purchase price $406,000.  ... More >>

Largest-ever Repatriation Of Moriori Ancestral Remains Welcomed At Te Papa

Friday, 8 July 2022, 2:10 pm | Te Papa

This morning, Te Papa welcomed 111 Kōimi T’chakat Moriori (Moriori skeletal remains) and 2 Māori ancestral remains with a hokomaurahiri (repatriation ceremony). <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2207/439cdac6e72f212f8047.jpeg" ... More >>

Largest-ever Repatriation Of Moriori Ancestral Remains

Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 1:57 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa will welcome 111 Kōimi T’chakat Moriori (Moriori skeletal remains) and 2 Māori ancestral remains when they are repatriated to Aotearoa New Zealand this week. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2207/e28deb8cf64c03dc182b.jpeg" ... More >>

Te Papa And Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki Launch Retrospective Of Celebrated Aotearoa Artist Dame Robin White

Saturday, 4 June 2022, 4:51 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki are delighted to open the retrospective exhibition of contemporary Aotearoa artist Dame Robin White (b.1946, Ngāti Awa, Pāhekā) on Saturday 4 June. Robin White: Te Whanaketanga | Something is happening ... More >>

Te Papa And Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki Launch Retrospective Of Celebrated Aotearoa Artist Dame Robin White

Saturday, 4 June 2022, 4:50 pm | Te Papa

Te Papa and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki are delighted to open the retrospective exhibition of contemporary Aotearoa artist Dame Robin White (b.1946, Ngāti Awa, Pāhekā) on Saturday 4 June. Robin White: Te Whanaketanga | Something is happening ... More >>

Exhibition Celebrating Artist Robin White Set To Open At Te Papa And Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki

Tuesday, 5 April 2022, 4:39 pm | Te Papa

In 2022, Te Papa and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki will come together to jointly present a retrospective exhibition of contemporary Aotearoa artist Dame Robin White (b.1946, Ngāti Awa, Pāhekā). Robin White: Te Whanaketanga | Something is happening ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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