Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Act 1992

4 Purpose of Act
  • The purpose of this Act is to establish a National Museum that, under the name Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, shall provide a forum in which the nation may present, explore, and preserve both the heritage of its cultures and knowledge of the natural environment in order better—

    • (a) to understand and treasure the past; and

    • (b) to enrich the present; and

    • (c) to meet the challenges of the future.