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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.
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."
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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The taonga (treasures) from Māori, the peoples of Oceania and New Zealand, and our natural world are waiting to be discovered across three floors of magnificent galleries.
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Auckland Museum's Chief Executive, Dr David Gaimster, explores the Museum's extraordinary collection, each item with its own compelling backstory, in this volume—part of Scala's international Director's Choice series.
Tāmaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum is Auckland’s place of gathering, welcome and orientation, where we share knowledge of our taonga (treasures) and explore the many stories of Tāmaki. This Strategic Plan sets out our direction for the next five years.
Auckland Museum is Auckland’s place of gathering, welcome and orientation, where we share knowledge of our taonga (treasures) and explore the many stories of Tāmaki.
The Annual Report and Annual Review each share some of the highlights that have made up 2020.
Our annual Museum Medals awards honour individuals who have given exceptional service to the Museum and made outstanding contributions to the generation of new knowledge drawing on the Museum’s collections and research resources. Find out more about this year’s winners here.
In this online companion to the book, Crafting Aotearoa, several authors bring to light some of our untold craft histories through a collection of 52 essays. Touching on a variety of topics including exhibition histories and placemaking through materials and motifs, this companion shows the strong history and culture of craft in the wider Moana Oceania region.
In November 2019, Auckland Museum celebrates its 90th year in the war memorial building in Auckland Domain.