Exhibitions Permanent exhibition

Eel (tuna)

Guardians
Ngā Kaitiaki

Get ready for our future – as kaitiakikaitiaki guardians  of our natural wonders. How are we helping to protect our native species?

Kia rite mō te āpōpō – hei kaitiaki o te taiao whakamīharo. Kei te āwhina pēhea tātou ki te tiaki i ngā momo māori?

See all Te Taiao | Nature exhibitions
  • When | Āhea Opening 11 May 2019
  • Where | Ki hea Te Taiao | Nature, Level 2
  • Cost | Te utu Free exhibition
  • Ages | Te reanga All ages
  • Allow | Me whakarite 30 minutes
  • Accessibility | E wātea ana ki

    Wheelchair accessible 

How can we make our rivers, lakes, and seas healthy again? How do we protect our wildlife? How are innovative Kiwis tackling the challenges of climate change?

Be inspired by the stories of other Kiwis taking action for the environment. Help solve our toughest nature challenges, and learn how to hook up with a nature project near you.

The colossal squid is back – meet the only complete specimen on display in the world. Steer a tunatuna eel  across the Pacific and back to Aotearoa, overcoming challenges on the way. Encounter two of our most majestic albatross specimens, and watch how they woo their mate.

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