All Te Papa websites

Immerse yourself in our wide range of websites. Browse Collections Online and our blog, identify birds in your garden, or build your own virtual squid!

Find out more about Te Papa’s many fascinating websites.

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Collections Online
Te Papa Blog
Te Papa Channel
Arts Te Papa
NZ Birds Online
Tales from Te Papa
The Colossal Squid
Te Papa Online Store

Friends of Te Papa
Mahuki

Collections Online

Find information on 500,000-plus treasures in Te Papa’s history, science, and art collections, from Māori cloaks and Pacific tattoos to dinosaur teeth and contemporary art. There’s something for everyone. Plus, you can now download thousands of images free!

Collections Online

Te Papa Blog

Discover behind-the-scenes stories from Te Papa’s experts, including curators, scientists, historians, collection managers, and educators. Find out about new research, conservation efforts, exhibition installation, and much more. Join the conversation by adding a comment.

Te Papa Blog

Te Papa Channel

Experience Te Papa’s multimedia highlights with easily accessed videos, audio recordings, and images on a range of topics – some first available online.

Te Papa Channel

Arts Te Papa

Explore Te Papa’s online home for the arts – exhibitions, events, and multimedia, plus the magazine Off the Wall. See art works in detail, listen to artists and curators, and keep up to date about our arts programmes.

Arts Te Papa

NZ Birds Online

Find out about all New Zealand’s unique birds, including living, extinct, fossil, vagrant, and introduced species, and access stunning images. Te Papa partnered with Birds New Zealand and the Department of Conservation to develop NZ Birds Online.

NZ Birds Online

Tales from Te Papa 

Teachers and students, watch 120 mini-documentaries showcasing unique collection items. Each tale is supported by curriculum links, student questions, response templates, teacher information, and links to Te Papa’s website.

Tales from Te Papa is a partnership between Te Papa, TVNZ 7, and Vero.

Tales from Te Papa

The Colossal Squid

Discover the colossal squid’s anatomy and habitat, and build your own virtual squid. This resource was developed as part of Te Papa’s exhibition The Colossal Squid, showcasing the only complete colossal squid on display in the world.

The Colossal Squid

Te Papa Online Store

Buy unique gifts and mementos from some of New Zealand’s finest artists. Aood carvings, glassware, jewellery, books, art, and exhibition merchandise are all available. You can also purchase gallery-quality prints online.

Te Papa Online Store

Buy prints

Friends of Te Papa

Join the Friends of Te Papa to receive a range of membership benefits while providing valued support to New Zealand’s national museum.

Friends of Te Papa

Mahuki

Te Papa’s Innovation Hub offers New Zealand entrepreneurs a residential programme where they can develop the next generation of experiences for the culture, heritage, and learning sectors.

Mahuki