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Year 1 - 8

He Kete Mātauranga: Taonga Puoro

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

We explore the origins of puoro through storytelling and role play, using haka, waiata, music and movement to tell the story.

He Kete Mātauranga: Powhiri

Terms 1 and 2, 2018
Suitable for Years 5-8

The pōwhiri is the formal process of bringing two groups together: tangata whenua (hosts), and manuhiri (guests).

He Kete Mātauranga: Te Whare Tū Tauā

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

Experience an introduction to some of the traditional aspects of Māori warfare such as the realm of Tūmataenga - the guardian of war and mankind.

He Kete Mātauranga: Te Whare me ōna tikanga

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

What does the whare and its various parts represent? What are its parts called? What is the whare used for?

He Kete Mātauranga: He taputapu, he taonga, rānei?

Terms 1 and 2, 2018
Suitable for Years 5-8

Take a look at the difference between a tāonga and a tool, and learn about the myths and legends surrounding the tāonga in our collection.

Te Tiriti o Waitangi: The Treaty of Waitangi

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

Te Tiriti o Waitangi is New Zealand's founding document. Why is there so much controversy today?

Save the Museum

Term 1, Wed to Fri 2018

This programme is set around the scenario of 'a day in the life' of the Museum. Students work as a team to complete five scenarios, demonstrating the different key competencies to ensure success.

Pou Kanohi New Zealand at War

Terms 1 -4, Monday to Friday, 2018

The Pou Kanohi gallery is a place to learn about New Zealand’s unique story of war and reflect on why, 100 years later, it still matters.

Volcanoes Outreach Programme

Terms 3 and 4, Thursday and Friday, 2018

Auckland Museum is bringing our Volcanoes programme to your school!

Pou Maumahara Memorial Discovery Centre

Term 4, Mon–Fri, 2017, Term 1 - 4, Mon-Fri, 2018

Our Memorial Discovery Centre, Pou Maumahara, is a place for students to research and make personal discoveries about New Zealand servicemen and women.