NewslettersHe pānui

Stay in the loop with the wide range of happenings at Te Papa. There’s something for everyone – from active Wellingtonians and museum lovers, to art fans, teachers, museum professionals, iwi, and more.

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What’s On at Te Papa

Frequency: Monthly, plus occasional announcements

Be the first to know about upcoming events, exciting new exhibitions, and special offers at Te Papa.

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Discover behind-the-scenes stories from Te Papa’s experts, including curators, scientists, historians, collection managers, and educators.

Subscribe to Te Papa’s blog

Toi Art

Frequency: Every two months, plus occasional announcements

Stay up to date on art at Te Papa and the wider art community.

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School holidays at Te Papa

Frequency: Once a term

We run a jam-packed school holiday programme every term – from free performances and activities to paid educator-led learning programmes. By signing up to our school holidays mailing list you'll be the first to know about what we've got on, and get your kids booked on to our fast-selling sessions.

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Te Papa Learning

Frequency: 2–3 per term

Hear about our new education programmes, resources, and exhibitions, plus opportunities for teacher previews and professional development.

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Te Papa Press

Frequency: Quarterly

Find out the latest about books published by Te Papa Press.

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National Services Te Paerangi

Frequency: Quarterly, with monthly updates

Keep up with the latest news and opportunities from National Services Te Paerangi (NSTP), and across the museum sector – including professional development opportunities, events, and workshops.

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Friends of Te Papa

Frequency: Regular

For the vibrant Friends of Te Papa community. Hear about the latest news and events, discounts, exhibition previews, and more.

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Sending frequencies are indicative only and may vary.

Te Papa Foundation

Frequency: Quarterly, plus occasional announcements

The Te Papa Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Te Papa, raising funds that extend the museum’s capacity to preserve, enrich and share the national collection. Stay up-to-date with our campaigns and events, and learn more about giving through the Te Papa Foundation.

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Frequency: Quarterly

Keep up with news about the online collections portal Kōtuia ngā Kete (formally NZ Museums) which contains the collection items of over 70 museums, galleries and whare taonga throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

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