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Experience the Secret World of Butterflies
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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.
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.
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.