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


1 hour

Suitable for

Years 3–13 (Years 1–2 on request)


$6.50 per student

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Hoist your sails and heave the wealth of knowledge about waka hourua, 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.

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

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