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Māori

Auckland Museum protects and cares for an outstanding and significant collection of Māori treasures (taonga).

The Museum has two dedicated Māori galleries along with a yearly Matariki exhibition.  Cultural performances and tours can be enjoyed every day.

  • Ako mai, Ako atu: Learning from our taonga Māori overseas

    23 October 2018 - 23 October 2018

    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.

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  • Te Wiki o te reo Māori - Māori Language Week

    MON 10 SEP - SUN 16 SEP, 10AM - 5PM
    FREE, ATRIUM, AUCKLAND MUSEUM

    Celebrate Te Wiki o te reo Māori at Auckland Museum with story, music and family friendly activities.

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  • Highlights Tour

    Daily at 10.45am, 12.45pm and 2.15pm (60mins), Charges apply

    Gain insider information from our wonderful guides who share their knowledge about our most famous collections.

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  • Māori cultural performance

    Daily, 11am, 12pm, and 1.30pm (2.30pm avail Nov - Mar)
    Run time 30 min. CHARGES APPLY, SEE OUR PACKAGES FOR DETAILS

    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.

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