This is the second part to Dr Mark Stocker’s series of blogs asking you to help identify a number of butterflies, moths, and other insects in a series of 17th century prints by Anglo-Czech etcher Wenceslaus Hollar.Read more

It’s around this time of year that a great debate swells into kiwi conversation and proximity to ice cream is weighed up against sunshine hours and sand preferences. While our personal connections to the takutai (coast) mean that there can never be a definitive list of Aotearoa’s best beaches, here is our version, compiled by Te Papa staff with images from Collections Online.  Read more

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Over the past couple of years a team of tipua rarekē | curious creatures have been mining the deepest recesses of our collections metadata in order to offer it to you for creative use. What does this mean? Here, Digital Channels Manager Adrian Kingston introduces our Collections API.Read more