Celebrating the people and places of this diverse community, Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South is the first Auckland Museum exhibition to be held in South Auckland.
In October 1917, in the farmlands of Belgium, New Zealand suffered one of its greatest tragedies; the battle of Passchendaele marked the greatest loss of life for New Zealand in any military engagement.
Focusing on life 'at home' during the First World War, the Home Front exhibition will explore how the events half a world away shaped lives at home. This is the third in a series of WWI Centenary commemorative exhibitions.
Ka toro haere tēnei whakaaturanga i ētahi o ngā tātai kōrero mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi me nga āhuatanga o ngā whakataunga Tiriti ki Tāmaki Makaurau nei.
This display explores some of the history surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi and Treaty settlement process here in Auckland.
Look out for our roadshow unit in your community as we come to discover, connect and share stories of those who served.Email us
Bring your family and a torch and explore Auckland Museum at night. You'll be surprised at who you meet!
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Lance Corporal Wiremu Paora (Ngāti Whātua) served in the First World War as part of the Pioneer Māori Battalion. He was injured in the battle of the Somme.
Online Cenotaph is our digital social space where enthusiasts, families, and researchers can share and contribute to the records of those who served for Aotearoa New Zealand.
This programme gives students the opportunity to observe and draw items of cultural and community significance from across the Museum collection.