Te Papa’s Mahuki teams showcase the future of innovation in the culture sector
6 December 2016 - At Te Papa’s Mahuki showcase last night, nine teams of innovators unveiled business propositions that deliver digital solutions to challenges faced by Te Papa and other cultural service providers across New Zealand and the world.
The Fishes of New Zealand wins prestigious international award
23 September 2016 – The Fishes of New Zealand has been awarded the 2016 Whitley Medal for outstanding publication in Australasian zoology by The Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales. The medal is regarded as Australia's highest award for zoological publishing and this is the first time it has been won by a New Zealand publication.
Power and luxury on show in Te Papa’s new art season
16 September 2016 – The latest season of Ngā Toi | Arts Te Papa offers eight brand new exhibitions, from the gilded luxury of Europe, to the black paintings of Ralph Hotere, from fearless feminist photography, to a spectacular take on global surveillance.
17 August 2016 – Mahuki, an innovation hub within the national museum, has opened its doors to ten entrepreneurial teams. They will respond with digital solutions to challenges faced by Te Papa and other cultural service providers across New Zealand and the world.
Wellington City Council supports Te Papa’s innovation incubator
16 August 2016 – Mahuki opened its doors to ten entrepreneurial teams who have been tasked to respond with digital solutions, to challenge sets faced by Te Papa and other cultural service providers across New Zealand and the world.
New Māori meeting house book captures history and heartache
11 August 2016 – They are part of New Zealand’s landscape, often seen on country roads, but also amongst our cityscapes. The Māori meeting house, or Whare Whakairo, has been an iconic feature of our country for 170 years, and now we have a new guide to their history and meaning.
1 July 2016 – Te Papa’s ground-breaking exhibition Gallipoli: The scale of our war last night took out the Vibrant Gold category in the Wellington Gold Awards. The category recognises the very best of Wellington’s events, hospitality and visitor services.