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Join us in celebrating 150 years of the Auckland Museum Institute and discover the role their forward-thinking founders played in laying the foundations for this Museum and its world-class collections.
Celebrating the people and places of this diverse community, Taku Tāmaki – Auckland Stories South is the first Auckland Museum exhibition to be held in South Auckland.
Ka toro haere tēnei whakaaturanga i ētahi o ngā tātai kōrero mō Te Tiriti o Waitangi me nga āhuatanga o ngā whakataunga Tiriti ki Tāmaki Makaurau nei.
This display explores some of the history surrounding the Treaty of Waitangi and Treaty settlement process here in Auckland.
Being Chinese in Aotearoa: A photographic journey celebrates Chinese life in New Zealand.
Back for a 10th season, the legendary Fazioli Piano Recital Series returns to the Museum for three stellar performances.
Join our Armistice Day memorial service as we remember all those who served and those who have given their lives in military service.
Join us and the Royal New Zealand Air Force Association to commemorate the Battle of Britain and to remember all those who have fallen in the Air Forces.
The Hauraki Gulf Forum's annual seminar is back, this year titled Taking flight: He Kōrero mō ngā Manu o te Moana: Inspiring stories from the world of seabirds. Sharp ideas and action for a better Gulf.
Join our moderator Russell Brown and panel guests as they debate the idea of privilege - who has it and how is it impacting the society we live in?
Join our moderator Leonie Hayden and panel guests as they question whether it's time to review New Zealand's international allies and stand up for our values.
Could New Zealand lead the way toward greater equality in the music scene? Join our panel as they discuss the dynamics and challenges of the industry, and what needs to change.
In this talk, NIWA's Freshwater Biosecurity & Principal Scientist Paul Champion will give an overview of NZ’s freshwater plants, the strategies they employ to stay alive, the threats they face and potential ways to conserve them.
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.
Come along to Math Craft and knit a mathematical knot, crochet a Möbius strip, fold an origami octahedron and learn more about the links between maths and craft.
Explore New Zealand’s military heritage.
During each of the six upcoming Pacific Language Weeks, Te Oro will come alive with the sounds, language, stories, colour and beauty of Pacific islands culture. A free day of cultural celebrations for all!
One hundred years on from the Battle of Passchendaele, join us for this commemorative service, a time to reflect and remember the sacrifices made in the hope of securing lasting peace.
London-based Australian pianist Piers Lane stands out as an engaging and highly versatile performer, at home equally in solo, chamber, and concerto repertoire.
Join us for a symposium commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele.
Join us on Remembrance Sunday to reflect on the sacrifices of our servicemen and women.
Come to the Museum and get up close to a selection of items from our collection.
After its debut in 2016, Te Iwa o Matariki is back to share the story of Matariki’s nine stars.
Join the Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir for this concert in remembrance of WWI, featuring songs of loss, tragedy, hope, and the triumph of human spirit.
We need more recruits for the trenches! Do you have what it takes?
Join us for this rare chance to view our city from the Museum rooftop.
Join us for the Winter Walk and Talk series. Expand your knowledge with a new series of memorable guided tours that bring the Museum’s unique setting and objects to life.
Take a tour with one of our local guides as they share their knowledge with you. Hear about Aotearoa's people and their place in the Pacific, the remarkable flora and fauna, and the conflict that have shaped the nation.