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New Zealand Flag half-masting directive - State funeral of former Niue premier, Sir Toke Talagi KNZM

2020 Jul 27

To Action: New Zealand Flag to fly at half-mast State funeral of former Niue premier, Sir Toke Talagi KNZM Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 8AM – 5PM (or building open hours) At the request of the1Pr…

Sacred Heart Cathedral to be restored and strengthened

2020 Jul 24

Almost 300 construction jobs will be created with work getting underway on the restoration and strengthening of the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Wellington. Grant Robertson says1…

Te Papa’s Modern Living exhibition explores New Zealand’s unique design history

2020 Jul 22

Te Papa Media Release Te Papa’s Toi Art presents Modern Living: Design in 1950s New Zealand | Te Noho Hou: Te hoahoa i Aotearoa i ngā tau 1950. The exhibition opens to the public on Saturd…

Introducing Tiakina, Our New Kaitiaki Relationship Framework

2020 Jul 10

On 1 July, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision was pleased to launch Tiakina, our Kaitiaki Relationship Framework – a set of policies that will help Ngā Taonga develop more meaningful relationships wi…

Feather cloak and helmet gifted to Captain Cook to return permanently to Hawai‘i

2020 Jul 09

An ʻahu ʻula (feather cloak) and mahiole (feather helmet) gifted to Captain Cook in 1779 are being permanently returned to Hawaiʻi by the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. These cherishe…

New Zealand Flag half-masting directive - 6 July 2020

2020 Jul 06

At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings on Thursday 9 July 2020 to mark the…

Carillon Tower detailed seismic assessment released

2020 Jul 02

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has today released online the final detailed seismic assessment on the Carillon Tower at the National War Memorial in Wellington.  The final report1…

Professor Juliet Gerrard appointed to Te Papa Board

2020 Jun 02

Juliet Gerrard, currently the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Adviser and University of Auckland professor in biological and chemical sciences, is newly appointed to the board of Te Papa Tongarewa,…

Prime Minister Announces Funding Boost At Te Papa’s Re-opening

2020 May 28

This will help maintain Te Papa’s core operations and critical infrastructure after the impacts of covid-19. Making the announcement in the museum’s art gallery Toi Art, the Prime Minister tal…

Welcome Back To Our Place: Te Papa Re-opens Tomorrow, Thursday 28th May

2020 May 27

A karakia will be held tomorrow to re-open Te Papa before visitors begin to enter the building from 10am. Te Papa’s leadership team and a small group of staff will be joined in the karakia by re…

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