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Tūrangawaewae: Art and New Zealand Tūrangawaewae: Te Toi o Aotearoa

From Te Papa’s art collection comes a dynamic exhibition across five galleries. The art works here explore identity and cross-cultural exchange.

I roto i te kohinga toi a Te Papa kua puta he whakaaturanga hihiri e hōrapa atu ana i ngā wharetoi e rima. Ko ngā mahinga toi o konei he tūhura i te whakawhitinga o te tuakiri me ngā ahurea rerekē. 

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  • When | Āhea Long-term exhibition
  • Where | Ki hea Toi Art, Level 5
  • Cost | Te utu Free entry

Tūrangawaewae suggests a foundation, a sense of belonging in this Pacific place – Aotearoa New Zealand. Together, these works may help us find our own place to stand. 

Rooms

Toi whenua 

Where should an exhibition of New Zealand art begin? This gallery offers several toi whenua, or sources of creativity – through sculpture, painting, film, and tapa.

The works here present different visions of art in Aotearoa New Zealand – and reveal ripples of inspiration and cross-cultural exchange flowing to and from our Pacific shores.

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Mā ēnei mahinga toi ka rangona ko te hā o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, ko te hā o Tauiwi, ka kitea ko Aotearoa tōna nei Tūrangawaewae. 

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Toi whenua

He aha ianei te tohu toi o Aotearoa? Tēnā pea ko te whakawhenumi i ngā rawa hou, i ngā tikanga hou, i ngā ahurea maha – ka whakakitea i konei te pūngarungarutanga, te paringa mai me te timunga atu o te wairua auaha ka pū mai i te toi rangi, i te toi whenua o Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, ka tau he toi motuhake o Aotearoa. 

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