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Today we were saddened to hear of the passing of friend and philanthropist Collin Post. Collin was exceptionally generous to our museum, and access to his beautiful collection for exhibitions and research brought kiwis closer to art.
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Te Papa Sep 16
ICYMI: Curator of Pacific Cultures Rachel Yates spoke to about co-collecting in Tokelau, and how the objects brought back represent the impact of on this small island nation
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Te Papa Sep 15
We will talk with our creative commons experts this week 👍
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Te Papa Sep 15
Over 110 species. A lot of kiwis respond that way though! If you want to check out the specimens, they are now digitised on Collection Online
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Te Papa Sep 15
Kicking off with the story of a 10-year hunt for a tiny parasitic native orchid
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Ministry for Culture and Heritage Sep 12
It's Te Wiki o te Reo Māori – Māori Language week! We thought we'd share some kupu about our mahi in te Reo Māori. Our Ministers are responsible for Toi 🎨🤹‍♂️🎬, Hunga Pāpāho 🎙, Pāho 📺and Hākinakina ⛹️‍♀️🏉. Manatū Taonga, Te Tari Manatū i ngā take Ahurea, me ngā Taonga Tuku iho.
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Bridget Williams Books Sep 12
Join and as they discuss The New Zealand Wars / Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa at This special public event takes place 3pm, Sunday 6 October at Rongomaraeroa (Te Marae), Level 4 – all welcome!
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Te Papa Sep 11
Whāia te mātauranga hei oranga mō koutou. Seek after learning for the sake of your wellbeing. Welcome news this morning as Aotearoa New Zealand's history to be compulsory in all schools by 2020.
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Te Papa Sep 10
The Te Papa whānau were very proud to tautoko the launch of Dougal Austin’s new book Te Hei Tiki. This pukapuka explores the most esteemed of all Māori adornments, and we’re sure that it will be a feature of many good bookshelves across Aotearoa for years to come.
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Botany Curator Sep 9
I’m a , how can I promote te reo Māori? Easy! use Māori when naming new Here examples frm botanical collection Raukaua simplex, Phyllocladus toatoa, rakiura & wairauensis
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Te Papa Sep 9
For all the kaiako and mātua out there, the new edition of our free Te reo Māori pukapuka mahi (activity book) is available to download!
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Te Papa Sep 8
Te Papa’s Chief Executive Geraint Martin will be stepping down from his role at the end of the year. With some big milestones achieved during his tenure, he leaves the museum with a strong platform for the future. Diolch yn fawr and ngā mihi nui Geraint
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Te Papa Sep 8
Replying to @KeirRice
Kia ora Keir. We will pass that back to our web team. 👍
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Te Papa Sep 5
Replying to @minhealthnz
[2/2] We have shared the advice from the public health service with staff. If you have any concerns, please refer to the information
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Te Papa Sep 5
[1/2]The public health service have told us a visitor to Te Papa on Saturday 31 August had measles, and could have posed a risk to visitors and staff.
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Te Papa Aug 27
"Throw kindness around like it was confetti" - Visitor at
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Te Papa Aug 27
Is that a dolphin in your carry-on? Head of Science Susan Waugh gives us a look at how our natural history collection is shared 🐬
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Te Papa Aug 25
Nine of Colin McCahon’s most important works are now on display in our Toi Art galleries, coinciding with the centenary of the artist’s birth
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Te Papa Aug 22
Live and let fly? International man of twitchery? How the original James Bond was actually...an ornithologist.
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MacDiarmid Institute Aug 22
Imagine a future where huge solar-powered towers suck and capture carbon dioxide straight from the atmosphere 🌎 That’s the future 's Te Taiao exhibit asks us to step into, featuring new energy tech based on the work of some of our scientists 🙌🏼
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