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Are We There Yet? celebrates the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in Aotearoa - but how far has New Zealand really come since women gained the vote?
This partnership exhibition with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei marks the 40th anniversary of the iwi's eviction from their ancestral lands on Takaparawhā Bastion Point.
Enjoy a kaleidoscope of colours and patterns in our exhibition, Secret World of Butterflies, which features thousands of butterflies (pūrerehua) from the Shannon Collection, on display for the first time.
Sitting at just under 4 inches, the Te Pahi medal is a small object with a big story to tell. Presented to Ngāpuhi chief Te Pahi by Governor of NSW, Philip Gidley King, this medal was offered as a token of esteem for their friendship and the sharing of knowledge.
Ka toro haere tēnei whakaaturanga i ētahi o ngā tātai kōrero mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi me nga āhuatanga o ngā whakataunga Tiriti ki Tāmaki Makaurau nei.
This display explores some of the history surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi and Treaty settlement process here in Auckland.
On this centenary anniversary join us for a commemorative service held in partnership with Fields of Remembrance Trust, NZ Defence Force, Ngāti Whātua Orākei and Auckland Council.
The Arts + Climate Innovation Roadshow aims to educate, connect and engage with a wide cross section of the arts sector around New Zealand in a two hour interactive presentation.
Experience this representative selection of artworks, showcasing the skills and techniques of some of New Zealand's leading studio glass artists.
A recent estimate of taonga overseas in museum collections starts at 16,000. These treasures primarily date to pre-1900, and are rich and diverse, yet knowledge about them remains elusive.
Join Auckland War Memorial Museum as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day with a day of performances and remembrance services.
Back for an eleventh season, the legendary Fazioli piano recital series returns to Auckland Museum for four stellar performances over winter.
The Field of Remembrance contains over 18,000 white crosses, each bearing the name of a man or woman who lost their life in the conflict
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War's Armistice Day, Auckland War Memorial Museum presents a looped film projected onto the northern façade of the building.
Experience a vibrant glimpse of Māori culture in an engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.
Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau – join us and celebrate Tokelauan Language Week.
Take a tour with one of our local guides as they share their knowledge with you. Hear about Aotearoa's people and their place in the Pacific, the remarkable flora and fauna, and the conflict that have shaped the nation.