Human History online databases Enjoy quick and easy access to a selection of behind-the-scenes online collection databases. These links will allow you to search a small portion of data about the Museum collections, representing less than 1% of the total collection items. Other parts of the collection will be made available in the future. Taonga database This database has over 2000 treasures from the Galleries and also from the Museum's storage. You can search by using a keyword in Māori or English; use a place name or an iwi name and even look at taonga on display in a virtual gallery. Search Māori treasures in the Taonga database. Pacific database This database also has treasures from the galleries and also from the Museum's storage. Search the Pacific database by using a keyword; place name and even look at our treasures on display in a virtual gallery. Decorative Arts Gallery You can find international design and decorative arts observed through celebrated European objects designed and made over the past four centuries. Search the Decorative Arts Gallery database using keywords like fashion and textiles, jewellery, ceramics and furniture. Encounter Gallery You can find New Zealand design and decorative arts that are made by makers and manufacturers, designers and craft artists from 1800 to the present day. Search the Encounter Gallery database using keywords like fashion and textiles, jewellery, ceramics and furniture. kete This database contains a selection of 212 kete from the Museum's Māori collection around 75% of the total kete collection. These kete illustrate the use of a range of materials and include a variety of types and designs. Search the Kete database Ko Tawa Search the Ko Tawa database using the following keywords: Architectural carvings, Body Adornments, Canoes, Ceremonial, Figurative carvings, Fishing, Food, Games, Gardening, Hunting, Musical Instruments, Ornaments, Pastimes, Personal Possessions, Tattoo, Textiles, Tools and Weapons. Korean Collection You can find ceramics, furniture, jewellery and textles from South Korea, North Korea, Cholla Bukto province, Cholla Namdo province, Ch'ungch'ong Bukto province, Ch'ungch'ong Namdo province, Hwanghae Bukto province, Hwanghae Namdo province, Kaesong, Kwangju, Kyonggi province, Kyongsang Bukto province, Seoul and Taejon. Search the Korean Collection database using keywords and places. Pacific Tapa (bark cloth) There are perhaps upwards of 1000 objects in the Auckland Museum's various collections that include bark cloth in its manufacture. Presented here is a selection of Pacific bark cloth pieces, and the tools and equipment used in the processing and decoration of these. Search the Pacific Tapa (bark cloth) database. Pacific canoes Search the Pacific canoes database using canoe types (Double Hulled, Dugout, Outriggerand Plank Built) and countries/places of origin.