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Year 9 - 13

He Kete Mātauranga: Pōwhiri

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

The Powhiri is a welcoming ceremony performed by the Māori to welcome visitors from afar, this process is the first encounter that different tribes have with each other.

He Kete Mātauranga: He taputapu, he taonga, rānei

Term 1 and Term 2, 2018

​Take a look at the difference between a Tāonga and a Tool and learn about myths and legends surrounding Tāonga in our collection.

He Kete Mātauranga: Te Whare Tū Tauā

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

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

He Kete Mātauranga: Taonga Puoro

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

Explore the stories behind our taonga pūoro. Discover how they are played, then have a go!

He Kete Mātauranga: Te Whare me ōna tikanga

Terms 1 and 2, 2018

Explore the whare tupuna (ancestral house) Hotunui. What are the traditions, treasures and tales that abide within this iconic building?

Save the Museum

Terms 1–4, Mon–Fri, 2017

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.

Art Observational Drawing

Terms 1 and 2, Mon to Fri, 2018

Students have the opportunity to explore Auckland Museum galleries and select objects to inspire their own work and portfolios.

Museum Library

The Auckland Museum Library houses one of New Zealand's largest collections of heritage material, manuscripts and archives, photographs, paintings and drawings.