Voyage to Aotearoa: Tupaia and the Endeavour
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This partnership exhibition with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei marks the 40th anniversary of the iwi's eviction from their ancestral lands on Takaparawhā Bastion Point.
This small exhibition records changes over time to the shoreline of the Waitematā, and immediate surrounds through historical Auckland photography.
Sitting at just under 4 inches, the Te Pahi medal is a small object with a big story to tell. Presented to Ngāpuhi chief Te Pahi by Governor of NSW, Philip Gidley King, this medal was offered as a token of esteem for their friendship and the sharing of knowledge.
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.
Discover the incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who travelled with the Endeavour on its first voyage to Aotearoa.
Ata Hira: Museum on the Move: Voyage to Aotearoa, presents perspectives on Tupaia in Tahiti, on the Endeavour and his arrival to Aotearoa.
Blind and low vision visitors are invited to join our specially trained volunteer guides for an audio described tour of our current exhibition Carried Away: Bags Unpacked.
Join us for Fire in the Water, Fire in the Sky; an innovative performance installation about climate change and colonisation across the Pacific.
Join us in this tour-with-a-difference as we pick apart the history, hysteria and hidden stories behind the bags in the exhibition.
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.
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.