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Schedule for today

9:30 a.m.

Volume Scene Report: Podcast series

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH RNZ
PITCH DEADLINE: 27 FEB 2017

What's your scene? Where do you experience New Zealand music? Pitch your story to help create the ​Volume Scene Report ​youth podcast series with guidance from the pros at Radio New Zealand.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pimp my kete

On display from 2 Jul
Between Māori Court and Pacific Masterpieces GROUND FLOOR, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

These designer shopping totes by Gina Matchitt (Whakatōhea and Te Arawa) are on display from the beginning of Māori language week.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volume: Making Music in Aotearoa

28 Oct 2016 - 21 May 2017
SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS HALL, FREE WITH MUSEUM ENTRY

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.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

华夏人与长白云故乡 Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey

Daily from Fri 10 Feb 2017
Sainsbury Horrocks Gallery

Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volume Sunday Sessions: Graeme James, Gareth Thomas, Ciaran McMeeken

Sun 29 Jan, 12 - 2pm
Atrium, Free with museum entry

January will feature dynamic folk artist Graeme James, master collaborator and instrumentalist Gareth Thomas and captivating singer-songwriter Ciaran McMeeken.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volume Sunday Sessions: Alae, Seth Haapu, Iva Lamkum

Sun 26 Feb, 12 - 3pm
Atrium, Free with museum entry

February will feature the unique sounds of kiwi duo Alae, the velvet voice of singer-songwriter Seth Haapu and critically acclaimed singer Iva Lamkum.

11:00 a.m.

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.