Vehicle access: Our vehicle entrance will be reduced to one lane from 25 July until the end of November 2022, due to the construction of a new set of traffic lights outside Te Papa.
Info about vehicle access to Te Papa 25 Jul – Nov 2022

Watch: The Star Family of Matariki story Mātakina: Te pūrākau mō te Whānau o Matariki

Hear Te Waari Carkeek, from Ngāti Toa Rangatira iwi, tell the story of how the seven Matariki stars use their special talents and skills to help their kuia

  kuiamotherMāori | Noun
, Papatūānuku

  Papatūānukuthe earth motherMāori | Name
, prepare for the new year.

​The video features time-lapse photography of places in the Wellington region that are significant to Ngāti Toa, and a soundscape of taonga pūoro

  taonga pūoroMāori musical instrumentsMāori | Noun
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Translations of words used

In the order they’re heard in the video, tap on the word to hear how it is said: