Vehicle access: Our vehicle entrance will be reduced to one lane from 25 July until the end of November 2022, due to the construction of a new set of traffic lights outside Te Papa.
Info about vehicle access to Te Papa 25 Jul – Nov 2022

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Blow-up Te Whakakaitā

‘Blow-up’ is a photographic term meaning an enlarged image.

Choose a photograph to blow up on the gallery wall.

See all the photographs from The New Photography – and more – enlarged to cinematic scale.

Choose from over 120 works by New Zealand’s photographer pioneers of the 1960s and 1970s.

Make your selection at

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