November Christmas Shopping Night 

Wednesday 7 November 2012,  6pm–8pm
Te Papa Store & Te Papa Kids' Store
Friends of Te Papa members only

The special Friends' Shopping Night offers:

  • 20% discount
  • A glass of bubbles or juice
  • Free gift wrapping
  • Free car parking when you make a purchase
  • Music from The Pigeon Bush Quartet
  • Postage overseas (excludes GST)

Feel free to bring a friend - as well as exclusive offers there will be lots to enjoy:

  • Wine tasting from TerraVin Wines accompanied by nibbles featuring Southland specialities, devised and created by Te Papa's Executive Chef, Bernd Lippman
  • Live music from the Pigeon Bush Quartet
  • Always a favourite, chocolate tasting with Jane from The Seriously Good Chocolate Company including new flavours to celebrate Angels & Aristocrats.
  • Meet Tim Shadbolt who will act as MC Tim Shadbolt

Have a great start to your Christmas shopping - wonderful new books from
 Te Papa Press:

  • Buller's Birds of New Zealand: The Complete work of JG Keulemans by Geoff Norman.
  • 100 Amazing Tales from Aotearoa by Simon Morton and Riria Hotere
  • High Country New Zealand: the Land, the People, the Seasons by Antonia Steeg
  • as well as a spectacular range of prints and stationery.

Te Papa Kids' Store will also be open for you to select from an exciting range of books, toys and gifts for all ages including a great range of merchandise inspired by The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey.

Any purchase of a penguin or albatross soft toy, generates a donation from
Te Papa Store towards the Million Dollar Mouse campaign.

Prints of all works in Angels & Aristocrats exhibition can be purchased online.  

RSVP required  

This is a Friends of Te Papa event. RSVP with numbers attending by 5pm, Wednesday 7 November and your name will go in the draw to win a $200 gift card from Te Papa Store. (Remember, you must be in store to be eligible to win the prize). To RSVP:

Become a Friend of Te Papa 

As a Friend, you'll enjoy exclusive exhibition previews, discounts, special events -and more.

  • Join now using the online membership form
  • Phone the office on (04) 381 7051.
  • Email with your name and address, and we will send you an application form
  • Join in person at the Information Desk, Level 2, in Te Papa

  Find out more about the Friends of Te Papa