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Ipu Moana: Myths and legends

Terms 3 and 4, Mon - Fri

Explore some of the celebrated stories of the Pacific through narrative, song, and movement.

Years 1–8, maximum 30 students
$8 per student for a two-hour programme
Terms 3 and 4, Mon - Fri
Auckland Museum Learning Centre and Pacific Lifeways gallery
New Zealand Curriculum
The arts: levels 1 - 4
Social sciences: levels 1 - 4
Related galleries
Pacific Lifeways and Masterpieces


Learn how the hero Māui brought fire into the world. Discover the mythical origins of the coconut tree and its many uses. In this session students will handle objects and learn to tell stories using many different artforms.