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Year 9 - 13

He Kete Mātauranga: Pōwhiri

Term 4, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, 2017

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 4, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 2017

​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

Term 4, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 2017

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

Term 4, Mon to Fri 2017

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

He Kete Mātauranga: Kōwhaiwhai

Term 4, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 2017

Kowhaiwhai adorns the meeting house, the war canoe, paddles, and even bowls. Why?

He Kete Mātauranga: Te Whare me ōna tikanga

Term 4, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 2017

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

Taku Tāmaki Auckland Stories South Otara

Terms 2 - 4, Mon and Fri at 10.30am and 1.30pm

Who am I? Where do I come from? The Taku Tāmaki - Auckland Stories South school programme explores these questions and more with students from Auckland schools.

Taku Tāmaki Auckland Stories South Manukau

Terms 2 - 4, Mon and Fri at 10.30am and 1.30pm

Who am I? Where do I come from? The Taku Tāmaki - Auckland Stories South school programme explores these questions and more with students from Auckland schools.