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Oceania 

Early encountersImagining the Pacific

Explore the richness of Māori, Pacific, and European art and culture over two exhibitions.

Exhibition now closed


6 August – 6 November 2011

Featured object

Tuaurua (headrest)

Tuaurua (headrest)
circa 1770, Maker unknown, Society Islands. Gift of The Imperial Institute, 1955. Te Papa
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Introduction to Oceania

Find out how the exhibition came about.
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