Put your personal goal for 2013 where you’ll see it!
Watch Te Papa chef Bernd Lippmann and his helpers construct the biggest gingerbread house ever baked in Wellington.
During December and January, Te Papa will be accepting donations of food for Wellington’s Soup Kitchen.
Record those happy holiday memories in a personalised diary.
Restart the manufacture of a New Zealand-produced car, the Trekka, but in miniature form!
Slip, slap, and slop never goes out of style!
Relive your favourite arcade games in Te Papa’s human video game championship.
Top off your haircut with your own version of a traditional Māori comb.
Hands-on fun for young scientists.
Managing marine resources is a great challenge for New Zealand. With the fourth largest Exclusive Economic Zone in the world, decisions made her can have a global influence. This forum explores the carefully balanced use and protection of marine resources.
Join two of Wellington’s premier performers, DJ Ayesha and songstress Lisa Tomlins, for soul, funk, and jazz outdoors.
Make your own model bee to celebrate Te Papa’s exhibition Slice of Heaven: 20th Century Aotearoa.
Put the finishing touch on your fancy outfit with us!
Celebrate New Zealand's avian abundance here!
Experience the excitement of Te Papa’s premier summer exhibition with an evening of tempting food and drink specials, and irresistible activities. This exclusive experience is limited to 80 guests and is restricted to adults aged 18 or older.
Hear Courtney Sina Meredith read from her debut poetry collection, launched in October at the Frankfurt Book Fair, and listen to a performance by musician Kingsley Melhuish.
Millions have streamed it online and 30,000 copies have sold internationally. Now you can hear Module (aka Jeramiah Ross) perform his critically acclaimed soundtrack from the home-grown video game phenomenon Shatter – live.
Come to a talk and presentation by Suga Pop, a United States-based street-dance practitioner and choreographer. He’s recognised as a key contributor to the international street-dancing scene, especially in the ‘funk style’ forms of locking and popping.
Stand back and watch the fun erupt!
Test your skills at retro, brick-breaking game phenomenon Shatter in a one-day tournament. Be in to win the title of Game Master: Shatter.
Hands-on fun for young scientists
Here’s your chance to choose which trees make the cut.
Aristocrafters, Monsieur La Vue and Madame L'Ouie, welcome you to their 18th-century salon.
Hands-on fun for young scientists.
Hear 16th and 17th-century music from Italy, England, France, and Germany, performed by New Zealand lute quartet Straynge Discorde.
Curator Victoria Robson talks about her favourite works in Angels & Aristocrats, accompanied by a New Zealand Sign Language interpreter.
Let the good times soar!
If music be the food of love, play on … Be transported to the lavish courts of 16th and 17th-century Europe as members of early dance troupe A Renaissance in Dance perform the menuet à deux and bourrée, accompanied by lute, pipe, and tabor.
Hone your sonar skills by getting in touch with your inner bat.
What’s the place of the Treaty of Waitangi in New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements? Lawyers Matthew Palmer and Moana Jackson discuss this topic in our first Treaty Debate of 2013.
Join us for an experience that's out of this world!
Choose your language and wear it with pride.
Become a scientist for the day and learn about renewable energy.
Kim Hill, 2012 International Radio Personality of the Year, chairs this year’s second Treaty Debate, in which a panel of young people discuss the Constitutional Review.
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