All events in March

16 March 2014

18 March 2014

    Join Te Papa scientists live online as they discuss penguins, shearwaters and bizarre beetles, all studied during a recent Te Papa expedition to Snares Island.

21 March 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

22 March 2014

    Celebrate the opening of two extraordinary exhibitions from the National Museum of China – Throne of Emperors and Shi Lu: A revolution in paint – with activities for everyone!

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

23 March 2014

    Celebrate the opening of two extraordinary exhibitions from the National Museum of China – Throne of Emperors and Shi Lu: A revolution in paint – with activities for everyone!

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

24 March 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

25 March 2014

    Te Papa writer Adrienne Jansen discusses writing about Chinese emperors and deep-sea creatures, editing The Curioseum, and publishing a new novel and a cookbook!

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

26 March 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

27 March 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

28 March 2014

    Join a busload of friends for an excursion to Aratoi’s new exhibition The City – Becoming and Decaying, a major survey of award-winning contemporary German photography.

    Te Papa’s CEO, Michael Houlihan, talks with Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Chris Pugsley about the deadly and sophisticated weapons that contributed to the extraordinary military achievements of Emperor Qin Shihuang (259–210 BCE) and other Chinese emperors.

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

29 March 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

30 March 2014

    Join biographer Jill Trevelyan, and playwright Dave Armstrong, in conversation, in the gallery on Level 5, as they discuss two of New Zealand’s greatest twentieth-century artists and the challenges involved in bringing their wonderful words, images and music to the stage.

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

31 March 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

1 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

2 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

3 April 2014

    In April’s Science Express, GNS Science’s William Power and Graham Leonard discuss the new national hazard maps for tsunami. Why are some regions now thought to be at greater risk – and how prepared are we?

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

4 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

    Join award-winning ceramicist Richard Stratton and curator Justine Olsen to explore China’s extraordinary ceramics, from a period of more than 2,000 years.

5 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

6 April 2014

    Hilary Kay, from the BBC TV’s Antiques Roadshow, explores the fascinating development of toys from the first clockwork carriages to battery-powered robots.

    A day of colourful art activities the whole family will enjoy in the Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa galleries on Level 5.

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

7 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

8 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

9 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

10 April 2014

    A free bus tour to the Frances Hodgkins in Kapiti exhibition at the Mahara Gallery in Waikanae.

    New Zealand’s inaugural ‘Creative Fellow’, esteemed neuroscientist Nancy Andreasen, discusses creativity and the brain. How can we increase creative thinking?

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

11 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

    Explore Shi Lu’s life and work with Stan Chan, an artist and teacher of Chinese brush painting and calligraphy, and curator Rebecca Rice.

    Enjoy this series of informal floortalks with curators Justine Olsen and Rebecca Rice, in conversation with special guests in our two China exhibitions.

12 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

13 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

14 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

15 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

16 April 2014

    Join the world’s biggest egg hunt! Look for 100 giant Whittaker’s eggs – there might be one hidden in Te Papa! – and support Starship Children’s Hospital.

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