Te Paewai | The Horizon: Pacific Navigation and Voyaging

Learn the basic skills used to navigate the seas and come with us to sail the tides of knowledge.

  • Learning areas and strands Mātauranga Māori, Social Sciences, Science, ANZ Histories
  • Education type Education visit
  • Duration 1 hour
  • Suitable for Years 3–13 (Years 1–2 on request)
  • Cost Free for 2023
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Hoist your sails and heave the wealth of knowledge about waka hourua waka houruadouble-hulled sailing wakaMāori, Pacific navigation, voyaging, Pacific migration, and histories.

Experience the Manu Rere Moana and He Kaupapa Waka exhibitions as you trace the epic journeys of the pacific.

Children interact with a double-hulled waka (canoe) on a grassed area


Papa rā | land rigs at Te Hau Kōmaru, 2022. Photo by Tia Nepia Su’a. Te Papa