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Posts Tagged ‘ Te Papa ’

Whanau hope Whale Rider may swim home thanks to new doco

May 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Artefact makers hope to connect taonga physically, and in hearts and minds. LEAH TEBBUT reports



WATCH: New landmark series airs on Maori Television

May 7th, 2018 | By | Category: Latest News

Guests enjoyed a preview of Maori TV’s new series, Artefact, at Te Papa. BRONTE WILSON reports.



Spate of drone issues raises questions about regulation

Apr 19th, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Photographer wants drone buyers licenced so because laws penalise responsible professionals



Te Papa promising interactive exhibit

Mar 29th, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

Te Papa has promised interactive learning and environmental education will be part of new exhibitions being built over the next two years. The natural history exhibitions, which include Mountain to Sea, Awesome Forces and Nature Space will be dismantled after Easter to make room for new projects. The current shows were installed in 1998. Head […]



Te Papa’s new gallery intends to educate and challenge

Mar 18th, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

International and local icons share space in 4000-square-metre Toi Art



Te Papa’s new gallery intends to educate and challenge

Mar 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pacific art shares space with international icons in 4000-square-metre Toi Art



WATCH: Te Papa’s Matariki celebrations light up winter.

Jun 23rd, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

The event saw music, the lighting of candles and a retelling of the Maori creation myth



Hundreds of thousands to be spent celebrating NZ ‘discovery’ by Cook

Mar 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Comedians and other artists challenge 250th anniversary of Cook’s landing in 2019



Disability rights subject of Te Papa forum

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Disability rights subject of weekend forum at Te Papa.

Sep 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Uncategorized
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Titahi Bay Intermediate thriving despite $75,000 budget cut

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

School’s rise from decile two to four, has its upsides and downsides, says principal.



Weibo helping Te Papa tap into changing face of NZ tourists

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Uncategorized

Chinese social media sites are being used to attract Chinese travelers to New Zealand.



Film attraction could have impact on capital’s smaller museums

Dec 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

With two giant attractions side by side, Wellington Museums Trust Director Brett Mason wonders if tourists explore the city enough to visit Wellington’s other museums.

KEENAN MAY reports.



Pacific language embraced with Te Papa’s new activity

Sep 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Hawaiian group feel right at home in NZ

May 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Pūpūkahi I Ke Alo O Nā Pua were hosted at Maraeroa Marae in Porirua and performed at Te Papa.



Popular kids author has kids up and dancing at Te Papa

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Craig Smith and his wife Margaret Amor take singalong tour around the country.



Emotional welcome home for ancestral remains

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Lead Radio Story



Toi Māori Art Market woven in Wellington

Nov 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Trailblazers of traditional craft and cultural art from NZ, Hawaii and Canada are celebrated in Toi Maori.



WW1 commemorations in the capital

Oct 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Commemorations kick off in Wellington to mark 100 years since New Zealand soldiers left to fight in WW1.



Dinner at Te Papa to highlight world hunger

Oct 16th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Rare gun salute marks WWI anniversary

Aug 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Story



Breast feeding still divides the public

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Bring your curiosities and curiosity to Wellington this weekend

Nov 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Curiousity Roadshow all about interesting items with stories behind them.



Museum collections inspire new children’s book

Oct 28th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A mix of NZ’s best writers were let behind the scenes at Te Papa to find their stories.



Young Fijians target of language week

Oct 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

The inaugural Fijian Language Week was launched on Monday and aims to encourage Fijians living in New Zealand to reconnect with and celebrate their culture. CALLY MARTIN reports.



Saatchi dropped as art lecture topic after his behaviour towards Nigella

Aug 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

Te Papa talk on modern art successful despite controversial circumstances.



Young Phoebe knows how to shelter in quakes

Jul 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Top Picture

For a child’s eye view of earthquake etiquette, BETHANY PEARSON interviews a couple of quake-savvy sisters.



Wellington tourist destinations treat local residents

May 23rd, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Popular Wellington attractions prepare themselves for their busiest day, for no more than $2.



The long journey from beached whale to bone carvings

May 8th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

Beached whales are sometimes found on New Zealand shores, but what happens next? NICOLE BAXTER finds out.



Reaction to young drunks annoys youth

Mar 11th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The city council is currently asking Wellingtonians for their views about alcohol related behaviour in the city before forming its strategy.

It’s Youth Council is urging young people to be part of the decision making process, citing the outcry over Homegrown music festival drunks as unfair. TAREN STEVENS reports.



PICTURES: Women’s Day a celebration of peace, not war

Mar 9th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News, Picture story

Let there be peace on earth, and in march along Wellington streets.



A look under the hood of game development at Te Papa

Mar 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Video games are being embraced as art, and people are welcome to see why at Te Papa.



Fringe Festival tape artists take over Civic Square

Feb 25th, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

The latest Fringe Festival installation is a constantly evolving mural that invites community participation.



PICTURES: Waitangi Day draws crowds into city

Feb 7th, 2013 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

Ladi6, above, was part of the entertainment which attracted hundreds of people to the Wellington waterfront yesterday. KAT DUGGAN captured the activities on camera.



Secrets of prehistoric ‘hobbits’ revealed at Te Papa

Nov 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Archaeologists discuss the ins and outs of Indonesian hominin find.



Stories celebrate effects of positive change

Oct 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

A nationwide film contest tells young Kiwis to get involved in their communities to make a difference, reports VICKY COTTERELL.

This year’s entries explored the theme, ‘Young Kiwis making a difference’ and were particularly impressive.



Wellington festival inspired by a passion for chocolate

Aug 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article

Hutt Chocoholics unite! Local companies at festival totally dedicated to everything that is chocolate, reports EMILY LIPSYS.



Chinese visitors boost tourism numbers

May 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

New flights drive increase, but Wellington is missing out.



Te Papa entry fee won’t deter overseas tourists

Mar 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Tourists surveyed say they wouldn’t complain.



Raranga – art form with career opportunities.

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Steady increase in male weavers in New Zealand each year.



Whakairo students embrace culture to create living work

Oct 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Featured Article, Features

James Molnar helps students keep their carving language alive in the wood they work with. SIENA YATES reports.



Uncovering the mystery behind Mansfield’s mask

Oct 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New exhibition opens at Katherine Mansfield House.



Top Whitireia dance teacher leaves her treasure of 21 years

Sep 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Gaylene Sciascia talks to KATIE McALISTER about her 21 years as a dance teacher at Whitireia.



Poets to pitch poetry to Rugby World Cup fans

Aug 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Pacific poets will run workshops in the Cup fanzone.



Kuia’s photo returned – after half a century

May 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The photo is one of two taken by Alister Grant at the opening of Waiwhetu Marae in 1960.

His family found them while sorting through his possessions after he moved into a retirement home, and decided to return them, reports GARETH WALLACE.



Week of sign language a huge success

May 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Signing is music to the eyes of lobby group Deaf Aotearoa.



Exclusive taxi stand deals make life tough for small operator cabbies

Mar 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Are Wellington’s big taxi companies freezing out small competitors? GREG FORD and MOHAMMAD NAZAYER investigate.



Porirua prepares to bioblitz flora and fauna

Jan 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Volunteers jump at chance to help scientific survey.



NewsWire’s best year yet had other media noticing

Dec 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Nearly a quarter of a million people visited NewsWire in 2010, making it a record year since the Whitireia Journalism news website was launched in 2008.



WOW’s wonderland as bizarre as Te Radar in bra

Sep 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News

2010 version of wearable art show has crowd rocking



Asian label masks migrant diversity

May 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwis challenged to not lump everyone together.



Kōiwi tangata: A long way home to where the heart is

Mar 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

When Te Papa brings home ancestral remains, it is a long process to ensure they reach the appropriate final resting place. AMANDA KIRBY reports.



City will score gold from Asia/Pacific Outgames

Mar 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Wellington will host competition with a difference next year.



Baby killer whale goes under knife at Te Papa

Mar 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Internationally recognised scientists have brought their scalpels to Te Papa for a rare chance to dissect a dead baby orca found off the West Coast of the South Island.

SAMANTHA GUZZO endured blood, guts and smell to record their work, which began at Te Papa’s research lab this week.



Poems help African Kiwi make Capital his home

Mar 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

With media and music, Abdalla Gabriel adapts to new life.



Passers-by curious about veiled sculptures

Feb 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Te Papa sculptures will appear as part of NZ Arts festival.



Young researchers’ award-winning lessons

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

UNESCO awards schools for their online research projects.



‘DEAR GOD…please make me white’

Aug 25th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Speech by student speaker captures annual Diversity Forum.



VIDEO: Te Papa CEO’s special farewell

Jul 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Family, friends and staff honour Dr Seddon Bennington.



Hot metallers need home for precious presses

May 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Museum must move its treasure-trove of printing hardware.



Maori magazine was first to introduce NZ to Barack Obama

Dec 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Newswire reporter SARAH CODDINGTON talks to the editor of Tu Mai magazine about its claim to Obama, moving base to the Capital, and recent successes in the media industry.



NZ in financial trouble – but by how much?

Nov 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

NZ $1700 million worse off than it was just three months ago.



NZ-educated star returns for Indonesia’s big night

Sep 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News

Event celebrates half century of bilateral relations with NZ.



Thousands relish newly revealed Rita

Jul 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Uncategorized

More than 50,000 people seen the Rita Angus exhibition at Te Papa.