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How do we understand place and heritage in Aotearoa New Zealand today? This is one of the key questions explored in this new commemorative display, which looks back to the origins of our nation.
Back for an eighth season, the Fazioli International Piano Recital series opens in June with a performances from Nikolai Demidenko, Kirill Gerstein and Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
Celebrate UNESCO International Jazz Day with a selection of fabulous jazz performances from local Pacific and Māori musicians.
Private Raymond Danvers Baker’s diary gives a first-hand account Anzac Cove landings of 1915. See Private Baker’s diary on display in the Museum Library, alongside photographs taken by other soldiers during the campaign.
Museums around the world are facing new challenges and are evolving to meet them. Roy Clare scans the horizon and poses some questions for museums and the people who love them.
Come and explore the Gallipoli campaign in an exhibition featuring the interactive world of Minecraft®.
2015 marks the 175th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi – the Treaty of Waitangi. Through a selection of objects and a pictorial display, we examine new aspects of the Treaty.
Enjoy a vibrant and entertaining glimpse of Māori culture at Tāmaki Paenga Hira in engaging performance which culminates in a high-energy, spine-tingling version of the world-famous haka.
Meet some of the most talented carvers from the mana whenua of Tāmaki, Auckland, as they work in the Māori Court.
Unleash the storyteller within! Our storyteller needs your help! Every day at 11am, a story will be told from our storytelling chair and you have the chance to take part!
Gain insider information from our wonderful guides who share their knowledge about our most famous collections.
Performers from our Māori Cultural Experience will take you on a guided tour of our magnificent Māori gallery.
Our collections and galleries are permanent features at the Museum and are open to the public daily.
This gallery can be found on the top floor and tell the story of New Zealand's involvement in wars from the New Zealand Wars to East Timor.
Weird and Wonderful is a free children's gallery open daily.
Pacific Masterpieces shows some of the most beautiful and important Oceanic art and artefacts in the world, ranging from delicate combs to ocean going canoes and from feathered cloaks to shields.