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Chief Executive Andy Lowe is interviewed by TVNZ One News
See the world’s best
4 May 2021by Te Manawa
See the world’s best
Winners of a prestigious international photography competition have arrived for exhibition
Tribute to suffrage pioneers
3 May 2021by Te Manawa
Tribute to suffrage pioneers
A handcrafted tribute to New Zealands suffragists has opened in the Art Gallery
What did we find in our BUGS! garden?
19 April 2021by Te Manawa
What did we find in our BUGS! garden?
As BUGS! Our Backyard Heroes draws to a close, Kirsty from the Learning team surveys the success of one of her programmes
Alzheimers Accreditation Celebrated
27 March 2021by Te Manawa
Alzheimers Accreditation Celebrated
Te Manawa has officially become the first museum in Aotearoa to be recognised as “Working to be Dementia Friendly”.
Collecting after Covid
20 January 2021by Te Manawa
Collecting after Covid
Every year Te Manawa adds dozens of items to its collections. Artworks to the art collection; artifacts of our society, past and present, to the heritage collection. Long before anyone had heard of Covid-19, collecting was to be paused during the first six months of 2020. When a community is as generous with its donations as this one, says collections manager Jeff Fox, sometimes you need to stop to get your breath back...
Welcome to Tamariki
29 May 2020by Te Manawa
Welcome to Tamariki
Behind the scenes of the Te Manawa children's space refresh
Becoming Dementia-Friendly
13 May 2020by Te Manawa
Becoming Dementia-Friendly
Te Manawa has been working with Alzheimers New Zealand to gain Dementia Friendly accreditation
Te Manawa CEO appointed to Te Papa board
5 December 2019by Te Manawa
Te Manawa CEO appointed to Te Papa board
Andy Lowe returns to the museum that was his home for 14 years
Meeting the future
5 March 2019by Te Manawa
Meeting the future
A visit to Santa Cruz, USA with the international museum community