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These designer shopping totes by Gina Matchitt (Whakatōhea and Te Arawa) are on display from the beginning of Māori language week.
Celebrate the music of our nation with Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa, the first-ever major exhibition of New Zealand music. A home-grown, hands-on, ears-on exhibition, Volume explores the soundtracks of our lives through vibrant and interactive displays.
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.
Celebrating the people and places of this diverse community, Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South is the first Auckland Museum exhibition to be held in South Auckland.
Celebrate local music-makers, young and old, in conjunction with Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa at Auckland Museum, the largest-ever exhibition about New Zealand music.
Join our Chinese New Year celebrations for 2017 - the year of the Rooster. We've got a full weekend of activities for the whole family to enjoy - plus the Museum will be open late for you to explore!
During the school holidays, keep an eye out for Kiwioke Kevin and his original one-man karaoke machine as he roams the Museum’s galleries.
Come and support young Play It Strange musicians as they reinterpret Kiwi classics and perform original compositions.
Are you young, passionate about museums, art and culture and looking for a chance to express your creativity? Then we have a challenge for you.
Join soloists and duos from the GatSong school of music, as they perform classics and their own creations on stage in the atrium.
February will feature the unique sounds of kiwi duo Alae, the velvet voice of singer-songwriter Seth Haapu and critically acclaimed singer Iva Lamkum.
January will feature dynamic folk artist Graeme James, master collaborator and instrumentalist Gareth Thomas and captivating singer-songwriter Ciaran McMeeken.
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.
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.
Performers from our Māori Cultural Experience will take you on a guided tour of our magnificent Māori gallery.