Te Whare Tipuna
The Ancestral House
Years 1 to 8Years 9 to 13Years 1 to 13Early childhood education
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Terms 1-4, Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri
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$7 per student | $100 per online session
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Auckland Museum | online
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60 minutes

This programme is for the following year groups: Year 1-8

Engage in storytelling and activities to explore the rich histories and stories of Hotunui, the Māori meeting house located in our Māori Court. Learn about artworks traditionally found adorning the walls of a Whare Tipuna and learn the basics of weaving tukutuku or woven panels to tell your very own stories.

Learning Outcomes
Learners will:
· Identify components of a wharenui and how they represent the human body
· Gain insight into Māori values and perspectives through artwork and carvings
· Learn basic skills and techniques involved in weaving a tukutuku panel

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

This programme is also offered in Te Reo Māori.

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