A  selection from Te Papa’s events programme. Click the links to see the full details on the Te Papa website.

Writers on Mondays

Mon 17 Jul–Mon 2 Oct 2017, 12.15pm–1.15pm

On Mondays from 17th July  to 02 October, discover New Zealand’s diverse and original contemporary writers in this lunchtime series, run by the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University of Wellington.

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New Zealand International Film Festival

Fri 28 Jul, 9am – Sun 13 Aug 2017, 11pm, Soundings Theatre, Cost: Full cost $18.50, Student $15, Child $12.50

The New Zealand International Film Festival is on in Wellington Fri 28 Jul to Sun 13 Aug, and once again Te Papa’s Soundings Theatre is one of the official venues.

Writers on Mondays - The Little Death of Self: Marianne Boruch

Mon 31 Jul 2017, 12.15pm–1.15pm, Te Marae, Level 4, Free

American poet Marianne Boruch notes that ‘Both poetry and the essay come from the same impulse—to think about something and at the same time, see it closely, carefully, and enact it.’

Engineering Expo open day

Sat 5 Aug 2017, 10am–4pm, Oceania, Level 3, Free

Interested in learning more about engineering or just want to learn more about how the world works? See innovative engineering up close and personal at the Engineering Expo. Ideal for families or school age children, primary through to secondary

Writers on Mondays: Poetry Quartet - Louise Wallace, Hannah Mettner, Maria McMillan & Airini Beautrais

Mon 7 Aug 2017, 12.15pm–1.15pm, Te Marae, Level 4. Free

Come and hear New Zealand poetry in a reading and discussion chaired by poet and novelist Anna Smaill.