The Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document, was meant to be a partnership between Māori and the British Crown. Although intended to create unity...
New Zealanders protested the signing of the TPPA on February 4. Read about the history of public protest in New Zealand and its role in our democracy.
Whina Cooper was born on 9 December 1895 at Te Karaka in northern Hokianga. In 1975, she led 5,000 marchers on the Māori land march into Parliament grounds.
Happy New Year to you all. Did you know 2016 is a leap year?
Congratulations to the Football Ferns who beat Brazil for the second time. The Ferns are the only New Zealand team to have beaten Brazil.
Diminutive Joseph Scott was a world champion in competitive walking in the 1870s and 1880s…
In 1966 the first encyclopedia of New Zealand was published in three thick volumes
On now until April 2018.
Te Papa is combining the worlds of movies, model-making, and museums to create an exhibition like no... View details
End of free school milk
The school milk scheme was begun in 1937 as part of the first Labour government's... Read more