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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.

  • Tangata Whenua - The power of portraiture

    ON DISPLAY
    MĀORI COURT

    The Museum’s collection of paintings by Gottfried Lindauer and Charles Frederick Goldie return to the public eye. Enjoy some of the artists’ Māori portraits from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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  • Tūī Tuia: Traditional Māori Music

    Offsite
    Past Event
    Free, PAPAKURA ART GALLERY, 10 AVERILL ST, PAPAKURA
    MON 27 MAR - SAT 29 APR, 9AM - 5PM (Sat 10AM - 2PM, Sun closed)

    This exhibition explores Tāonga Pūoro and the music of Hirini Melbourne, an artist who has been key to the revival of traditional Māori music.

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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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