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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.

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.

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.