Te Taiao Explorer

Explore our Te Taiao | Nature exhibition and make discoveries about Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique wildlife.

  • Education type Education visit
  • Suitable for Primary and secondary students
  • Next available Available now
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We also offer a Virtual Explorer for this programme

Guided by our educators, your tamariki will:

  • explore our brand new natural environment exhibition Te Taiao | Nature
  • discover how unique Aotearoa New Zealand is – from the land and its formation, to native fauna and flora
  • see real examples of the unique flora and fauna that live (and used to live) in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • participate in the exhibitions interactives and immersive space
  • gain an understanding of Mātauranga Māori concepts around nature and sustainability.

Book this programme if your tamariki are exploring:

  • what is science?
  • New Zealand animals (ocean and land)
  • insects (invertebrates)  
  • the natural environment
  • volcanos and earthquakes
  • sustainability


Children touching models of kiwi feet


Touching models of kiwi feet, 2019. Te Papa