Find out more about our experts, our research projects and publications, and how you can get some objects and specimens identified.
Art and Visual Culture intersects a variety of museum collections through photography, botanical art, craft and design, and Māori and Pacific visual culture.
Take a glimpse of the Māori world through the imagery and insights of taonga (cultural treasures) we care for.
From the Egyptian coffin of Lady Mehit-em-Wesekht to Britten's motorbike, Te Papa’s History Collection holds a diverse range of objects.
The diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands are represented in this collection. Included is the feather cloak presented to Captain Cook by Kalani‘ōpu‘u.
The Natural Environment team cares for and develops Te Papa’s natural history collections.
Our publications and research for 2009-10Includes popular and peer-reviewed publications, books, conference presentations, public talks, and media interviews
This list is an extract of our Annual Report.See the full Annual Report.
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