All events in June

12 June 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

13 June 2013

    Andy Warhol – pop art icon – is here at Te Papa. Join curator Sarah Farrar for a fascinating introduction to Warhol: Immortal, our latest major exhibition.

    Join writer and industrial designer Michael Smythe in the second instalment of our Talking Design series: Did New Zealand ever do post-modernism – or is modernism still evolving here?

    Te Papa curator Awhina Tamarapa speaks about the beautiful kahu huruhuru (feather cloak) gifted by the Māori King Korokī to China’s Chairman Mao in 1957.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

14 June 2013

    Join us for a Friday or Saturday lunchtime concert by Catherine McKay, who plays Michael Parekowhai’s carved grand piano, He kōrero.

    Celebrate Matariki (Māori New Year) with stellar music and dance.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

15 June 2013

    Join us for a Friday or Saturday lunchtime concert by Catherine McKay, who plays Michael Parekowhai’s carved grand piano, He kōrero.

    Come and explore Te Papa’s Matariki Craft Village. Local and visiting craft workers show off their wares, from custom home ware to clothing.

    Matariki is the Māori New Year. But do you kids know how to find the Matariki star cluster, which heralds this mid-winter festival?

    Honour New Zealand’s immigrants by learning a bit about another culture.

    Enjoy a performance from national kapa haka champions, Te Waka Huia. Hailing form Auckland, they took out the grand prize at Te Matatini 2013.

    The captain and a crew member of the waka (canoe) Te Matau a Māui give a presentation about their 18-month voyage to raise environmental awareness.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

16 June 2013

17 June 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

18 June 2013

    As part of our Matariki programme, join the BYU choir from Hawai‘i as they serenade you through the Museum.

    We are introducing a programme of back of house tours. First up a Back of House Tour of the Pacific Collection presented by the Collection Managers. View a variety of collection items from weapons, Lapita pottery and more.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

19 June 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

20 June 2013

    Enjoy performances by seven rising male stars – and award winners – in Māori and Pacific music.

    Professor Terry Speed, 2013 Royal Society of New Zealand Distinguished Speaker, discusses the world of epigenomes, the next frontier of DNA research.

    Matariki is the Māori New Year. But do you kids know how to find the Matariki star cluster, which heralds this mid-winter festival?

    Join Tainui elder Shane Te Ruki for an in-depth floortalk about Te Papa’s current iwi in residence.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

21 June 2013

    Join us for a Friday or Saturday lunchtime concert by Catherine McKay, who plays Michael Parekowhai’s carved grand piano, He kōrero.

    Join five kuia who were among the vanguard of 16 Waikato Tainui women who helped revive tā moko (customary tattooing) in their tribe.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

22 June 2013

23 June 2013

    Ngā Reo Waiata is celebration of modern Māori music, featuring acts from pioneers Rim D Paul to up-and-coming band Tribal Rising.

    Matariki is the Māori New Year. But do you kids know how to find the Matariki star cluster, which heralds this mid-winter festival?

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

24 June 2013

    Join us for a Back of House Tour of the Pacific Collection presented by the Collection Managers.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

25 June 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

26 June 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

27 June 2013

    Matariki is the Māori New Year. But do you kids know how to find the Matariki star cluster, which heralds this mid-winter festival?

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

28 June 2013

    Join us for a Friday or Saturday lunchtime concert by Catherine McKay, who plays Michael Parekowhai’s carved grand piano, He kōrero.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

29 June 2013

    Join us for a Friday or Saturday lunchtime concert by Catherine McKay, who plays Michael Parekowhai’s carved grand piano, He kōrero.

    Get swept up in a joyful two-day celebration of haka and waiata, performed by Aotearoa New Zealand’s most experienced and revered Māori entertainers.

    Te Papa offers you the opportunity to play Michael Parekowhai’s beautiful grand piano,He kōrero pūrākau mo te awanui o te motu: story of a New Zealand river. 

    Matariki is the Māori New Year. But do you kids know how to find the Matariki star cluster, which heralds this mid-winter festival?

    The 2013 Matariki Festival continues. Come and decorate a puzzle with geometrically gorgeous kowhaiwhai designs.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

30 June 2013

    Get swept up in a joyful two-day celebration of haka and waiata, performed by Aotearoa New Zealand’s most experienced and revered Māori entertainers.

    Matariki is the Māori New Year. But do you kids know how to find the Matariki star cluster, which heralds this mid-winter festival?

    The 2013 Matariki Festival continues. Come and decorate a puzzle with geometrically gorgeous kowhaiwhai designs.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

1 July 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

2 July 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

3 July 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

4 July 2013

    Genetic counsellor Alison McEwen discusses her research with women at risk of breast and ovarian cancer, in light of Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy after genetic testing.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

5 July 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

6 July 2013

    Te Papa offers you the opportunity to play Michael Parekowhai’s beautiful grand piano,He kōrero pūrākau mo te awanui o te motu: story of a New Zealand river. 

    See Andy Warhol’s notorious film Chelsea Girls – a raw representation of his Factory ‘superstars’ and their lives at New York’s famously seedy ChelseaHotel.

    Join Ariana Odermatt for a Saturday lunchtime concert on Michael Parekowhai’s carved grand piano, He kōrero pūrākau mo te awanui o te motu: story of a New Zealand river.

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

7 July 2013

    For Māori Language Week, enjoy a free 20-minute tour of Te Papa’s marae, Rongomaraeroa – our meeting place for people of all cultures.

11 July 2013

    Hear artist Kelcy Taratoa discuss one of his most recent projects – an exploration of Andy Warhol’s Mao, Marilyn, and Flowers works.

    Have your photo taken by the amazing Warhol: Immortal Photobooth, keep a free copy, and get discounted entry to the exhibition.

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