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

Watch: Photographing Sāmoan tatau (tattoo)

Watch photographer Mark Adams discuss his 40-year project photographing Sāmoan tatau with Senior Curator Pacific Cultures Sean Mallon.

This interview was filmed in Te Papa’s Photography Collection Store in preparation for the selection of Adams’ works in the 2019 exhibition TATAU: Sāmoan tattooing and photography.