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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Open daily 10am – 6pm (except Christmas Day)
Te Papa is open from 10am–6pm (except Christmas Day). Find out more about visiting, and what there is to see and do.
Browse New Zealand's rich history through pictures, videos, and articles.
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See the amazing array of events we had on offer for Matariki 2016 – from storytelling to cultural days, Kapa Haka to cooking – and hear from those who celebrated with us.
Matariki signals the Māori New Year. It is a time of renewal and celebration in New Zealand that begins with the rising of the Matariki star cluster (the Pleiades or Seven Sisters).
Get the facts about Matariki – a star cluster known worldwide and treasured in Aotearoa New Zealand.