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Te Rā: Navigating Home
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Experience life as a WWI soldier in Pou Kanohi Gallery
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A must-see, world-class exhibition enjoyed globally by nature lovers and photographers, direct from the Natural History Museum in London.
Woven from harakeke likely over 200 years ago, Te Rā is the only known customary Māori sail in existence. This November we're welcoming Te Rā to Auckland Museum and two younger sibling sails made recently by Te Rā Ringa Raupā.
Showcasing more than 150 images, discover the world as captured by young emerging talents and seasoned professionals, in this international digital exhibition.
Take a lively journey through the story of Aotearoa New Zealand and Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. In this vibrant performance, you'll hear beautiful Māori songs, see the entertaining poi dance and learn about traditional Māori weapons.
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Te Aho Mutunga Kore is our new textile and fibre knowledge exchange centre for Māori and Pasifika communities, launching in 2023 with the generous support of Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
Online Cenotaph is a collection of data about our military service including biographical, demographic, social information. But it is much more than just data.
Our precious kauri are at risk. In this blog Jane Groufsky, Curator Social History, looks at how it started and what we can do to make sure they stand the test of time.
Here we look at some of the things that have come through time to us, including paper and ink.
The curious tale of the tuatara who called the Museum's roof home in the 1930s, and how they continue to inform scientific research today.
How extinct broken eggs in Auckland Museum's collections continue to inform science across the millennia.