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Stories of Auckland
Four new galleries

Tāmaki Herenga Waka

Stories of Auckland

Tāmaki Herenga Waka means "the gathering place of many waka", and these new galleries chronicle Auckland's past, capture its present, and look to the future.


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A welcome from Dr David Gaimster

A welcome from Dr David Gaimster

The Chief Executive of Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland Museum welcomes you to our new South Atrium, Te Ao Mārama: "What you will experience is the result of our deliberate intention to connect the past, present and future of this much-loved cultural destination." 

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A space with meaning

A space with meaning

Meet the artists who conceived and crafted the artworks that inhabit Te Ao Mārama, and learn about the tikanga of the space. 

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