This is to protect the health of our community from the risk of Covid-19 coronavirus. We will continue to follow the advice of health authorities. Our staff are here taking care of the collections. We’re following guidance to do this in a safe way.
Mana Island is a scientific reserve administered by the Department of Conservation, and lies about 5 km from the entrance to Porirua Harbour. Access to the reserve is restricted as visitors are required to find their own way to the island. The Friends of Te Papa have chartered a vessel
The title of this talk by the President of the Friends of Te Papa, Elizabeth Kay, “From Tip Site to Flourishing Forest”, captures in a phrase the dramatic transformation that a group of residents in a new subdivision in Brooklyn, Wellington have achieved over a period of about fifteen years.
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