Unique New Zealand – secondary education visit
Aotearoa Motuhake – he toronga kura tuarua

Find out why so many of our incredible plants and animals are unique to AotearoaAotearoa New Zealand – and why some species became so weird and wonderful.

  • Learning areas and strands Science – Living World; Planet Earth and Beyond
  • Duration 60 minutes
  • Suitable for Year levels 9–10
  • Next available Term 3 - 2016
  • Cost $6.50 per student (teachers and parent helpers go free)
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The education programme

Guided by our educators, your secondary school students will:

  • discover Aotearoa’sAotearoa’s New Zealand’s unique flora and fauna
  • learn about our diverse ecosystems, and how native species have adapted to their environments
  • explore the significance of Aotearoa’sAotearoa’s New Zealand’s long isolation from the rest of the world – especially from land mammals.


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Great Spotted Kiwi, Apteryx haastii, collected 21 Jun 1979, Upper Stanley River, SW Takaka, New Zealand. Gift of New Zealand Wildlife Service, 1987. CC BY-NC-ND licence. Te Papa (OR.023042)

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Great Spotted Kiwi, Apteryx haastii, collected 21 Jun 1979, Upper Stanley River, SW Takaka, New Zealand. Gift of New Zealand Wildlife Service, 1987. CC BY-NC-ND licence. Te Papa (OR.023042)

Contact us

To make a booking or discuss your visit options contact:

Education Coordinator
Email: reservations@tepapa.govt.nz
Phone: (04) 381 7443