Explore the world of Polynesian origins and discover the beliefs, values, and knowledge systems behind one of the greatest feats in history – the settlement of the Pacific, including Aotearoa.
- Years 1–8, tertiary and community, maximum 30 students
- $5 per student for a one-hour programme
- Terms 3 and 4, Mon - Fri
- New Zealand Curriculum
The arts: Levels 1–4
Social sciences: Levels 1–4
- Related galleries and exhibitions
- Pacific Lifeways
Centering on the camakau or Fijian outrigger canoe, this session includes handling objects and hearing their associated stories, investigating the materials and design of Pacific navigation tools, and finding out how navigators and voyagers used only stars, waves, marine birds and other natural elements as guides.