Please note: Mana Whenua is temporarily closed to allow for the deinstallation of Ko Rongowahakaata and the installation of new taonga. The space should be open again by mid-2022.
- Teremoe – a waka taua
waka tauawar canoeMāori | Noun from the Whanganui region, used in battles during the New Zealand wars of the mid 1800s.
- Tchakat Moriori – the story of Moriori, the original inhabitants of the remote islands of Rēkohu, also known as the Chatham Islands or Wharekauri.
- Te Aurere – the ancestral voyages from Hawaiki, a distant place of origin, presented through the journey of Te Aurere, a modern voyaging waka.
- Te Hau ki Tūranga – an exceptional meeting house at the heart of the iwi
iwitribeMāori | Noun exhibition Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow, and also at the core of Mana Whenua.
Guide to Teremoe in New Zealand Sign Language
Activity book: Te reo Māori activity book
Te reo Māori activity book
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.
Education resource: Kids’ activity trails
Kids’ activity trails
Use our fun activity trails to get the most out of your self-guided visit to Te Papa.
Mānawatia a Matariki | Celebrating Matariki 2022
Mānawatia a Matariki | Celebrating Matariki 2022Fri 24 Jun – Sun 3 Jul Throughout Te Papa