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New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui a Tongaroa, corner Quay and Hobson Streets, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland City Centre

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Tuesday 20 July 2021 – Friday 23 July 2021

Every day from 12-23 July, 10am-2.30pm daily (including over the weekend)

Session times:

  • 10.30am-11am
  • 11am-11.30am
  • 11.30am-12pm
  • 1pm-1.30pm
  • 1.30pm-2pm
  • 2pm-2.30pm



  • $5 per child
  • Trail & craft $10 per child


Be immersed in a world of stars, sea and waka kaupapa at the Maritime Museum to celebrate Matariki – the Māori new year.

Daily Matariki activities: $5 per child

Make a Matariki inspired art print to take home, and head through the museum galleries on a self-guided trail to share, reflect and dive deeper into the Māori new year.

No booking required for these daily activities.

Whare Whētu | Star globe experience with Te Toki Voyaging Trust: $5 per person

Lay under the stars that make up the Matariki star constellation inside a blow-up star globe and learn what they mean to the ocean navigators from Te Toki Voyaging Trust.

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