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School programmes

Year 1 - 8

An Egyptian Way of Life

Terms 1–3, Mon to Fri 2017

Take on the role of archaeologists to examine the Museum's handling collection of Ancient Egyptian objects and replicas.

Ancient Civilisations

Terms 1 - 3, Mon to Fri 2017

The Ancient Civilisations programme gives students the opportunity to explore what life was like in ancient times. There are five sessions to choose from.

Ancient Civilisations of the World

Terms 1 - 3, Mon to Fri 2017

Examine the Museum's handling collection of objects and replicas from a range of different civilisations.

Ancient Egypt and early Māori

Terms 1 - 3, Mon to Fri 2017

Take on the role of archaeologists to focus on two different civilisations: ancient Egyptian and early Māori.

Anzac Package

Term 1: 21 Mar–13 Apr, 2017, Tue–Thu, Term 2: 2–25 May, 2017, Tue–Thu

The Anzac package combines an educator-led session and a drama to explore some of the impacts and consequences of World War I.

Dinosaurs and Fossils

Terms 1 - 4, Mon to Fri, 2017

Did dinosaurs once live in New Zealand? Join us as junior palaeontologists on a discovery mission to learn about the prehistoric past.

Discover with Us

Terms 1-4, Mon to Fri, 2017

This programme gives learners the opportunity to explore a range of natural sciences – palaeontology entomology and marine science – up close.

Experiences of an Anzac

Term 1-4, Mon to Fri except during Anzac season

Learn about the experiences of New Zealand soldiers during wartime through hands-on, interactive activities that encourage questioning and thinking.

He Kete Mātauranga

Terms 1, 3 and 4, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, 2017

This suite of programmes share the culture, politics and stories of our ancestors that are embodied in our tāonga.