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

About this section: ‘Voyage and discovery in the Pacific’

These pages were originally part of and an acknowledgement of the Tuia – Encounters 250 programme by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage.

More information about Tuia – Encounters 250

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Further reading on other websites

Pacific migrations (Te Ara)

European discovery of New Zealand (Te Ara)

Sailing vessel


Tepuke (sailing canoe), 1997, Solomon Islands, by William Keizy. Purchased 1997 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa (FE011153)