Māori ArtsToi Māori – he toronga kura tuatahi

Explore the diverse toi Māori and create an artwork inspired by what you’ve seen.

Learning areas and strands

Arts, Social Sciences, Mātauranga Māori, English

Education type

Education visit


1 hour

Suitable for

Years 1–8


$6.50 per student (free for teachers and parent helpers)

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Guided by our educators, your students will:

  • Experience Te Papa’s magnificent collection of Māori taonga and art

  • Understand the special significance of toi Māori

  • Investigate the meanings of symbols and patterns used in toi Māori.

Kohai Grace, ‘Matariki Caper’ woven garment (detail), 2006. Te Papa (ME023998)

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