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Te Papa Science Researcher, Lara Shepherd, examines a specimen in the lab, 2020. Photograph by Rachael Hockridge. Te Papa

With a collection of 2.4 million treasures, spanning as far back as 130 million years, preserving, studying, enriching and sharing the national collection requires greater financial support than is provided to the Te Papa by the central government.

Explore below to find out how you can contribute to the 150 year legacy of Te Papa's beneficiaries and the difference you can make to New Zealanders.