Haere mai and welcome to Te Papa, New Zealand’s national museum.
Publication date: January 2017
Extent: 112 pages
Dimensions: 160 x 130 mm
Illustrations: Colour photography throughout
From the revolutionary Britten motorbike to precious Māori artefacts, this new souvenir guide from Te Papa Press is the ideal companion for all visitors to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.
Be guided through the story of Aotearoa New Zealand, from the earliest Polynesian voyagers to our vibrant multicultural present. Discover along the way highlights from Te Papa’s collections, including the early navigator Kupe’s anchor, Captain James Cook’s cannon, a 165-million-year-old giant ammonite, the world’s largest colossal squid specimen, legendary race horse Phar Lap’s skeleton, the America’s Cup–winning yacht NZL32 Black Magic, Colin McCahon’s masterful art works and many more treasures or taonga.
The perfect souvenir for visitors, travellers or those curious about New Zealand’s national treasures.