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Topic: Slice of Heaven: 20th Century Aotearoa. Exhibition objects and images from Te Papa's collections

Slice of Heaven is a Te Papa history exhibition about 20th century events that united and divided New Zealand, and shaped our lives today.

The century saw Maori, women, and gay people stand up for their rights. The country fought in two world wars – and then took a stand against nuclear weapons. The state grew – and shrank again.

Find out about these and other historic events while browsing all the objects and images featured in the exhibition. Read more about them and what they reveal about 20th century New Zealand life. Decide for yourself whether it really was a ‘slice of heaven’.

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