Te Papa is closed until further notice. Te Papa Covid-19 coronavirus information
Kua aukati a Te Papa kia puta rā anō he pānui. He mōhiohio nā Te Papa mō Covid-19 huaketokarauna
Experience powerful stories that celebrate Māori as tangata whenua
tangata whenuaindigenous people of New ZealandMāori | Noun – the indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand.
In Mana Whenua, explore the richness of Māori life and heritage through taonga
taongacultural treasuresMāori | Noun, oral histories, and contemporary art works.
Encounter taonga tuku ihotaonga tuku iho treasures handed down ranging from weaving, carving, and pounamu
pounamuNew Zealand greenstoneMāori | Noun pendants, to waka
wakacanoesMāori | Noun and whare
wharebuildingsMāori | Noun.
TamarikichildrenMāori | Noun can explore te ao Māorite ao Māori the Māori world through activities in the Te Huka ā Tai Discovery Centre next door.
Celebrate Māori language by learning Māori words and phrases through simple activities. Download two free activity books for kids – focused on pronunciation, the other includes more word searches, crossword, colouring pages, and stories.
Use our fun activity trails to get the most out of your self-guided visit to Te Papa.
Stay in the loop about our wide range of events and exhibitions.
Follow our social media channels for a glimpse behind the scenes at Te Papa.
Friends enjoy benefits and discounts including invitations to previews and private viewings.
Find out how you can support Te Papa through a donation or bequest by becoming a patron.