Please note: we will be closing early on Friday 24 (4:30pm) and Saturday 25 June (5pm).

Come celebrate Matariki with us! View our Mānawatia a Matariki programme

Voyaging the Pacific in Te Papa’s collections

From contemporary artworks merging Māori, Greek, and Roman mythology to an ‘ahu ‘ula (feathered cloak) that was once draped over the shoulders of Captain James Cook, Pacific navigation features extensively across our collections. Explore some of the highlights.