Nau Mai Haere Mai
See the largest and most valuable collection of Maori taonga (treasures) in the world at Auckland Museum. Only one Auckland venue provides daily Maori cultural performances - the internationally acclaimed Auckland Museum.
Our Maori cultural performance is recognised as being one of the leading Maori cultural experiences in New Zealand. Our cultural group are here under the blessing of Ngati Whatua, our local iwi, or people of this land.
An unforgettable cultural experience
You will enjoy a warm, vibrant and entertaining glimpse of Maori culture culminating in a high-energy spine-tingling version of our most celebrated dance, the world famous haka. Your Maori cultural experience includes the opportunity to meet, talk and take photos with our very friendly performers.
MAORI CULTURAL PERFORMANCE
Performance and Maori Gallery Tour - 11:00am & 1:30pm
Performance only - 12:00pm & 2:30pm
(Please note 2.30pm performance available from 1st Nov to 31st March.)
MAORI GALLERY TOURS
11:30 am & 2:00pm
Performers from our Maori Cultural Experience will take you on a guided tour of our magnificent Maori gallery. Find out about the special place Maori have here at the Museum and gain a deeper understanding of Maori culture and the taonga (treasures) within the Museum. Our performers and guides are the face of Ngati Whatua O Orakei, the home tribe (mana whenua) of Auckland (Tamaki Herenga Waka).