Te Papa is closed until further notice. Te Papa Covid-19 coronavirus information
Kua aukati a Te Papa kia puta rā anō he pānui. He mōhiohio nā Te Papa mō Covid-19 huaketokarauna
Explore the origins and meanings of Māori welcoming ceremonies in New Zealand.
To protect against the risk of covid-19, education visits aren’t happening until further notice.
Guided by our educators, your secondary school students will:
come onto Te Papa’s marae to gain an understanding of when, where, and how pōwhiri
pōwhiriwelcoming ceremonyMāori can be applied
explore the meaning of pōwhiri by experiencing the nine major steps on Te Papa’s wharenui
taongatreasuresMāori around the museum which illuminate the origins of pōwhiri.