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New Zealand's innovative national museum.
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Te Papa Jun 17
Replying to @Te_Papa
A note from a comment on our FB thread. Introducing... Jeremy Wakefield, a young New Zealander who can see through time with the help of a third eye, aka the TUATARA.
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Te Papa Jun 17
A chance to bring your little weka along to one of our free weekly sessions in Te Taiao | Nature.
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Te Papa Jun 17
This article from the Rodney and Otamatea Times is over 100 years old 😑
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Te Papa Jun 16
Replying to @Te_Papa
Correction! The year was 1973. Can we get a while we're here though?!
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Te Papa Jun 16
Moa Vs Superman. The year was 1972, and issue #425 of Action Comics (now apart of the DC world) was entitled: "The last moa on earth". Hāwera gets a mention!
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Te Papa Jun 16
Aē, this exhibition has been developed and toured in partnership by and Dunedin Public Art Gallery
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Te Papa Jun 15
[ON NOW] Gordon Walters: New Vision. The first comprehensive survey of one of New Zealand’s most influential modern artists. Where | Ki hea? Lvl 4 Cost | Te utu? Free Entry
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Te Papa Jun 12
That's the spirit! Gordon Walters: New Vision opens to the public this Saturday
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Te Papa Jun 10
As the Matariki star cluster appears in the deepest part of winter, families traditionally gathered together to share stories. Bring your whānau to hear captivating bilingual kōrero this weekend
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Te Papa Jun 10
“… a shag was a shag”, according to an early 20th-century NZ parliamentary debate. Was it this attitude that saw the Macquarie Island Shag omitted from the NZ bird list for 114 years?
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Te Papa Jun 9
Replying to @Te_Papa
The image used here was taken by Burton Brothers studios about 1885 and is free to download and reuse from our 🙂
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Te Papa Jun 9
Replying to @NZHistory
Not only should we remember the loss of the Terraces, we should also recall the actions of Te Paea Hinerangi (guide Sophia), who bravely sheltered 60+ people in her whare in Te Wairoa village. have a great online read: [2/2]
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Te Papa Jun 9
in 1886 Mt Tarawera awoke, with its eruption killing around 120 people (nearly all Māori) and burying Te Otukapuarangi and Te Tarata (the Pink and White Terraces) [1/2]
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Te Papa Jun 9
Frogs that don't croak 🐸. Bats that love crawling 🦇. Aotearoa is home to some pretty fascinating creatures. Here's how the team fit 700 specimen onto one wall!
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Te Papa Jun 5
comes to our place today at noon as The Committee plays on Rongomaraeroa (lvl 4)
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Te Papa Jun 4
Yip, all clear!
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Te Papa Jun 4
We are aware the museum was evacuated before closing due to a fire alarm. have attended and we’ve been cleared for re-entry 👍
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Te Papa Jun 4
Exactly where were the Pink and White Terraces? 🤔 Can the use of our collection combined with spatial technology solve the mystery?
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Te Papa May 31
ICYMI: ’s in-depth interview w/ book award winner and Te Papa curator Sean Mallon on
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Wellington Museum May 30
At 2.30 PM on 31st May 1930, after a year of digging workers finally broke through connecting the sides of the Mt Victoria tunnel easing commute between the Eastern suburbs and the CBD. 45,000 cars pass through this transportation workhorse every day
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