Māori taonga in the Russian museums of Saint Petersburg and Kazan which were collected on an expedition to the South Seas in 1819-1821 have survived chaos and destruction .
Ken Gorbey, Project Director & Deputy Persident of the Jewish Museum Berlin (1999-2002) discusses why Te Papa
draws such international attention and regard.
Have you ever wondered what treasures lie within the Museum’s archives? Go behind the scenes with Jennifer Twist (Archivist) and see some of the highlights of Te Papa’s Archives Collection.
Jennifer Twist (Te Papa Archivist) will lead us on our second back of house tour through the museum’s archives and share some highlights from Charles Darwin, Hector’s letter books, botanist Nancy Adams’ watercolours of beautiful plant specimens and much more.
The Friends of Te Papa and Hellenic New Zealand Congress (HNZC) are delighted to share Greek Easter with you in an intimate look at how Hellenic communities celebrate Easter. While it is similar to Western Easter, there are some major differences including no chocolate Easter eggs!
A special Members Only tour of the NGMC which opened in 2018, and which builds on the service delivered by GNS Science and GeoNet for the last 17 years.
In response to demand our reapeat tour to Gisborne Tairāwhiti, promises a fabulous mix of art, history, Māoritanga, gardens and landscape design, farming, along with fresh, local food and good companionship. The visit will include exclusive access to private gardens and properties which are being especially opened for us.
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