Ngā mahi a Rēhia
Traditional Māori pastimes and games
Years 1 to 8Years 9 to 13Years 1 to 13Early childhood education
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Terms 1 and 4, Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri
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$7 per student
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Auckland Museum
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45 minutes

This programme is for ECE, Year 1-2

The Museum's taonga Māori and pūoro collection are brought to life through hands-on activities and song. Learners will have the opportunity to delve into the story of Hine-Pū-Te-Hue through the use of puppets and musical instruments. Imparting to our learners the importance of caring for their own and others’ wellbeing.

Learning Objectives

Learners will:

· Explore Traditional Māori games designed to develop manual and mental dexterity, strength, control and agility in children through Mason Durie’s Te Whare Tapawhā

· Explore rhythm and beat, while engaging in song and dance

· Engage in stories related to our Māori and taonga pūoro collection

· Create a puppet to tell imaginative stories of their own

Please note: minimum 20 students, maximum 30 students per session

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