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Tour: Botany Behind the Scenes (i)

Te Papa. Meet at the Information Desk on Level 2 55 Cable Street, Wellington

Get behind the scenes in the museum to experience Te Papa's herbarium of botanical treasures up close. It  is one of Te Papa’s biggest collections, with some 300,000 lots. 

$30.00

Tour: Botany Behind the Scenes (ii)

Te Papa. Meet at the Information Desk on Level 2 55 Cable Street, Wellington

Get behind the scenes in the museum to experience Te Papa's herbarium of botanical treasures up close. It  is one of Te Papa’s biggest collections, with some 300,000 lots. 

$30.00

Talk: Seabird Research in Remote Fiordland

Angus Room, L3 Te Papa, 55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington, Wellington

Bird curator Colin Miskelly has led four expeditions to southern Fiordland since 2016, all focused on seabird conservation. Colin's most recent trip was partially funded by the Friends of Te Papa.

$20.00 – $30.00

Tour: Mana Island

Mana Island Mana Island, Wellington

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 from Paremata (Mana Marina) and you'll have the exciting opportunity to be guided around the island by Te Papa Bird & Reptile Curator Dr Colin Miskelly.

$60.00 – $70.00

Tour: The National Geohazards Monitoring Centre

GNS Science 1 Fairway Drive, Avalon Lower Hutt

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.

$35.00

Talk: Exploring the deep unknown

Te Huinga Centre, Level 3, Te Papa 55 Cable Street, Wellington, Wellington

In the cold, dark, deep ocean around Aotearoa incredibly diverse and unique animals that feed on potent chemicals that flow out of the seafloor have been found, creating life in ways never thought possible.

$25.00 – $30.00

Workshop: Augmented Reality Sandbox

Te Papa. Meet at the Information Desk on Level 2 55 Cable Street, Wellington

Get hands on to make mountains, rain, lakes, lahars, tsunami - like sandcastles but better!

Free

Talk: Lord Rutherford, Russian Physics and the Human Element

Icon, Level 2, Te Papa Cable Street, Wellington

Lord Rutherford is almost a household name in New Zealand. This talk will present one of the world’s greatest scientists and most outstanding New Zealanders, “the founder of nuclear physics", through Russian eyes.

$25.00 – $30.00