Here you will find information and links to photo albums on Flickr of some previous Friends of Te Papa events.
Note: clicking on the links to view the photo albums will take you to an external website.
The Friends’ Degustation Dinner was a real treat and Icon is the perfect setting. In tables of 8 it was a great chance to get to know other Friends.
Check out photos from the Friends' Afternoon Tea with Mary Kisler. Friends were treated to the most artistic, spectacular and delicious afternoon tea prepared by Executive Chef Bernd Lippmann and his team.
The Friends' Shopping Nights are always a hit, and our end of year Christmas Shopping Night was no exception. Members were treated to a special discount, free glass of bubbly; wine tasting from TerraVin Wines, chocolate tasting and more.
The Friends were delighted to host the premier screening of Te Radar's new documentary. Special guests on the night, included Te Radar himself, Dr Gareth Morgan and Nick Tansley as MC.
40 Friends of Te Papa members enjoyed an action packed art tour in Auckland at the end of March. Participants were generously hosted through out the weekend and many ‘highlight’ moments were enjoyed by all.
The Friends of Te Papa reception at Government House raised funds to purchase three works by New Zealand artist Joanna Paul to gift to Te Papa
A full tour of 40 members enjoyed a weekend of Wairarapa 'highlights'. Good weather, excellent food and autumn colour was an additional bonus to the fascinating, informative and history packed tour.
Check out the photos from the Friends' two popular Sumi Ink Workshops led by renowned artist and practicing Rinzai Zen Bhuddist, Max Gimblett.
Pamela Lovis, Arapata Houpapa, Dougal Austin and Lisa Ward give the Friends of Te Papa a tour of the wonderful exhibition Kura Pounamu
Photos from the Friends' event that launched Audrey Eagle's Botanical Stationery
Te Papa Press Publisher Claire Murdoch talks to botanical artist Audrey Eagle, author of the Montana medal-wining Eagle's Complete Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand, about her remarkable life and work at the October 2009 launch of her new stationery range.
Check out photos from the Friends indoor karting party where the kids got their turn to drive karts around the track.
Take a look at the Friends race against eachother at the Indoor Karting Grand Prix in order to become the Friends' Grand Prix Champions!
Thrilled and delighted, the Friends of Te Papa got a first look at Formula One ™ – The Great Design Race 6 days before the public opening.
A specially commissioned lectern is gifted to Te Papa from the Friends at a beautiful ceremony.
Friends get some quiet time with Monet and the Impressionists at an exclusive after-hours viewing.
Hear this exceptional and inspiring woman talk about preparing for life in space, and about the future of the Space Station.
The Friends' kids exploring The Poisoners in an extra-special after dark event.
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