He Kete Mātauranga: He taputapu, he taonga, rānei?
Traditions are embedded in treasures and tools. We investigate some of these through storytelling, object handling, and group activities.
- Year levels 1-8, maximum 30 students
- $5 per student for one-hour programme
- Terms 1 and 2, 2018
- He Taonga Māori gallery, Hotunui
- Curriculum links
- The Arts, level 1 - 4
Technology, levels 1 - 3
Social Sciences, levels 1 - 4
- Related galleries and exhibitions
- Te Ao Tūroa Māori natural history gallery
In this lesson your students will:
- hear some of the stories, traditions, and rituals embedded in the meeting house Hotunui, the war canoe, Te Toki a Tāpiri and other significant taonga and tools
- discuss material technology of traditional Māori society to determine criteria for "treasure" or "tool"
- take part in a group activity to identify taonga and tools in the gallery.
Kia ū ki ngā tāonga mai o tatou Tipuna
Hold fast to the Treasures from our Ancestors
Have fun with our Kaiako here at Auckland War Memorial Museum
This lesson is part of the He Kete Mātauranga programme, which aims to share the culture, politics and stories of our Māori ancestors.