Slice of Heaven: 20th Century Aotearoa
Rite ki te Rangi: Aotearoa i te rautau 20

Aotearoa New Zealand changed dramatically in the 20th century. Discover what united and divided us, and shaped our lives today. Decide whether New Zealand really is a ‘slice of heaven’.

  • When Long-term exhibition
  • Where Level 4
  • Cost Free entry
  • Type People and History

The 1900s saw Māori, women, and gay people all stand up for their rights. The country fought in two world wars – and then took a stand against nuclear weapons. The state grew – and shrank again. Find out about these and other historic events in this kaleidoscopic view of New Zealand life from the century that was.

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Slice of Heaven exhibition, 2010. Photographed by Michael Hall, ©Te Papa

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Slice of Heaven exhibition, 2010. Photograph by Michael Hall. Te Papa

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