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New Book Goes Behind The Scenes And The Stories Of Te Papa’s Record-breaking Gallipoli Exhibition

Thursday, 8 December 2022, 8:30 pm | Te Papa Press

More than 3.8 million people have been enthralled by the blockbuster ‘Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War’ exhibition since it opened at Te Papa in 2015, many of them repeat visitors. This makes it the most successful exhibition the museum has ever ... More >>

Te Papa Press Children’s Book Wins A Top Prize At Museum Design Awards

Monday, 20 June 2022, 12:12 pm | Te Papa Press

A Te Papa Press book about arachnids has won the Children’s Book category in the prestigious Museums Australasia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards (MAPDA). <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2206/6e4bdc90102001ea4e14.jpeg" ... More >>

Two Te Papa Press Books Win Prestigious Whitley Awards For Zoological Literature

Monday, 15 November 2021, 12:16 pm | Te Papa Press

The first ever book to examine the ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands, and an illustrated children’s book that dives into the mysterious world of Te Papa’s most popular science exhibit, have won Te Papa Press authors and their collaborators ... More >>

New Children’s Book Shares The Mysteries And Marvels Of Aotearoa’s Arachnids

Thursday, 7 October 2021, 7:01 pm | Te Papa Press

What are arachnids? How do spiders differ from harvestmen, pseudoscorpions, mites and ticks? What makes the arachnid species that are unique to Aotearoa so special? In a new fun-filled, fact-rich and highly illustrated book, award-winning science ... More >>

New Book Reveals Significance Of Portraits In Te Papa’s Most Popular Permanent Art Exhibition

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 5:16 pm | Te Papa Press

The portrait wall in Toi Art, the art gallery within New Zealand’s national museum, Te Papa, is the most popular permanent art exhibition for visitors. Hung salon-style on dark red walls, its 36 arresting portraits span historical portraiture to contemporary ... More >>

New Children’s Book Dives Into The Mysterious World Of The Colossal Squid At Te Papa

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 11:16 am | Te Papa Press

The colossal squid is Te Papa’s most popular natural history exhibit. Now this mysterious deep sea creature is the subject of a beautifully illustrated new children’s book, launched with a full day of events at the museum last week. Through engaging ... More >>

Two Te Papa Press Titles Share The Honours At The Mapdas

Friday, 25 September 2020, 9:14 am | Te Papa Press

  Judges were unable to separate the excellence of two recent Te Papa Press titles, announcing them joint winners of their category in the prestigious Museums Australasia Multimedia and Publication Design Awards (MAPDA), presented in an online ... More >>

Te Papa Press titles commended at top arts awards

Friday, 17 January 2020, 1:06 pm | Te Papa Press

Three Te Papa Press titles took out some of the top category awards in the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (AAANZ) Book Prizes, announced at the AAANZ annual conference in Auckland at the end of last year. Tatau: A History of Sāmoan Tattooing , edited ... More >>

New children's books present fresh approach to NZ history

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 9:07 am | Te Papa Press

In a fresh approach to aspects of Aotearoa history, two new children’s books launched this week, Māui’s Taonga Tales and its te reo Māori companion He Paki Taonga i a Māui , present vividly illustrated and lively stories associated with some of ... More >>

Craft and its broader cultural role in Aotearoa

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 10:11 am | Te Papa Press

A major new history of craft that spans three centuries of making and thinking in Aotearoa New Zealand and the wider Moana Oceania publishes this week. More >>

New book on the history of mountain tourism

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 7:23 pm | Te Papa Press

New book on the history of mountain tourism unveiled ahead of Tourism Summit Aotearoa In the same week that the ‘Tiaki Promise’ initiative launched, author Peter Alsop spoke to industry leaders ahead of Thursday’s Tourism Summit Aotearoa about how ... More >>

Tatau: A History of Sāmoan Tattooing

Tuesday, 14 August 2018, 5:03 pm | Te Papa Press

A major book on Sāmoan tattooing, the first to fully examine and celebrate the powerful 3000-year history of this distinctive artform and cultural practice, is to be released in August by pre-eminent museum publisher Te Papa Press. More >>

The Genius of Bugs nominated for New Zealand book award

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 2:45 pm | Te Papa Press

Children’s book author and spider expert Simon Pollard has been nominated in the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. More >>

New children’s books reveal the true genius of bugs

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:53 pm | Te Papa Press

When Te Papa’s blockbuster science exhibition Bug Lab opens on 10 December, two fascinating new children’s books will back up the science behind it. They unveil recent discoveries about the super-sized powers of some of the world’s most astounding ... More >>

The Fishes of New Zealand wins international award

Friday, 23 September 2016, 10:06 am | Te Papa Press

The Fishes of New Zealand has been awarded the 2016 Whitley Medal for outstanding publication in Australasian zoology by The Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales. The medal is regarded as Australia's highest award for zoological publishing ... More >>

New Māori meeting house book captures history and heartache

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:11 pm | Te Papa Press

They are part of New Zealand’s landscape, often glimpsed from country roads, but also amongst our cityscapes. The Māori meeting house, orwhare whakairo, has been an iconic feature of our country for 170 years, and now we have a handsome, comprehensive ... More >>

Te Papa Press forms partnership with Massey University Press

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 9:49 am | Te Papa Press

Te Papa Press is joining forces with Massey University Press under the leadership of one of New Zealand’s most respected book publishers, Nicola Legat. More >>

First ever book sale at Te Papa Press

Friday, 27 February 2015, 3:49 pm | Te Papa Press

Te Papa Press, Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique museum publisher, is holding its first ever book sale from Sunday 1 March with up to 70 per cent off its award-winning titles. More >>

Extraordinary life story nominated for top award

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 3:29 pm | Te Papa Press

Peter McLeavey: The Life and Times of a New Zealand Art Dealer from New Zealand’s unique museum publisher, Te Papa Press, has been nominated in the non-fiction category of the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards. This is the first ever biography of the ... More >>

Berry Boys: Portraits of WW1 Soldiers and Families

Monday, 21 July 2014, 12:18 pm | Te Papa Press

This powerful new book offers an evocative snapshot of New Zealanders facing the First World War. More >>





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