Posts tagged with New Zealand

Rob’s Mob

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Some of the topics we’re exploring in the 20th Century History exhibition relate to major local and international events, some are aligned with social or technological changes, and some revolve around personalities. One of New Zealand’s most memorable personalities was Prime Minister Robert Muldoon. Muldoon dominated public life in the 1970s and early 1980s in a… Read more »

World War One Memorial Project Update

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We’re very impressed and gratified by the response so far to our World War One Memorial Project. Since its launch last month, we’ve had 95 images of New Zealand memorials contributed from all over the country. The towns and cities so far represented are: Akaroa, Alexandra, Auckland, Cambridge, Eastbourne, Glenorchy, Hawera, Hokianga, Hunterville, Levin, Makara, Mangaweka,… Read more »

Back to the 20th Century

Hi, and welcome to Te Papa’s 20th Century History blog. Te Papa is currently working on a major new long-term exhibition focussed on New Zealand in the 20th century, scheduled to open in late 2009. This blog will let you know how the exhibition development is going, share experiences we’ve had putting it together, and… Read more »