You will hear the inside stories on what surprises were found in a kahu kiwi, how the Banks and Solander florilegium is still a benchmark for understanding NZ flora, and how and why land crustaceans copy hermit crabs.
Not sure how to store or look after your textile treasures and heirlooms? Bring your item to Te Papa and discuss it with a textile conservator.
Visit Seatoun artists Lynne Sandri and Bruce Luxford in their studios. Themes of time, home and idealism have engaged Lynne for the last twenty years and these are richly expressed in her paintings and light boxes, while at Bruce Luxford’s studio we will see that his landscapes are about more than the lakes, coastal and rural scenes that first catch the eye. ..
Appointed in 1865, James Hector was the first scientist employed by the New Zealand government. What he achieved over the next four years is remarkable.
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