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The Mixing Room, 2015. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

The Mixing Room: Stories from young refugees in New Zealand

Young refugees invite you to hear their extraordinary stories.

  • When | Āhea Long-term exhibition
  • Where | Ki hea Community Gallery, Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu Free entry
  • Ages | Te reanga All ages
  • Allow | Me whakarite 20 minutes
  • Accessibility | E wātea ana ki

Over 70 young refugees invite you to hear their extraordinary stories – told through art, film, poetry, performance, and new digital media.

See the immense changes they’ve endured, and the hopeful new lives they’re building in New Zealand.

To create our exhibition, Te Papa facilitated a series of workshops around the country to enable young refugees to record the joys and difficulties of their experiences so far.

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