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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.

  • Matariki - The Light Within

    THU 12 JUL, 6.30PM - 9PM
    Museum Atrium, He Taonga Maori Gallery, Pacific Masterpieces, Pacific Lifeways

    Join us at Auckland Museum to celebrate Matariki- the Light Within, a family-friendly evening of light-hearted fun and entertainment.

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  • Manu Aute Kite Day

    SUN 8 JUL, 11AM - 4PM
    TAKAPARAWHAU (Bastion Point)

    Join Auckland Museum at Takaparawhau, Bastion Point for Manu Aute Kite Day 2018 and celebrate the rich tradition of kite flying across Tāmaki Makaurau.

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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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