With engaging and interactive educational programmes on offer, we can tailor your students’ Museum experience to their specific learning requirements. They’ll learn how and why the sea has been, and continues to be, an integral part of the very fabric of New Zealand and its people.

Discover the amazing people that have contributed to the changing identity of New Zealand.

Discover the masterful skill of the early Polynesian Pacific Voyagers, who crossed great oceans.

Discover the amazing journeys ofexploration made by Kupe, Tasman, Cook and Sir Peter Blake.

Learn the basics principles about boat bouyancy. What makes them float, what designs work, what are they made of?

Aotearoa New Zealand is a land surrounded by sea.  Discover the stories of shipwrecks, maritime  disasters and the  developing safety...

Travel to the city centre to experience the many types of transport in Auckland. How has it changed over time? 

Learn about Kupe, Captain James Cook, Sir Peter Blake, Surf Life Savers and our Olympic heroes.

In conjunction with WaterSafe Auckland, this performance-based water safety education programme tells the story of Captain Flintlock.

Find out why pollution is a problem and how we can keep our oceans clean. 

Jewels of the Sea Join us in this programme to discover why we need healthy oceans. Explore how to be innovative through recycling everyday...

Learn how the Waitemata Harbour has changed significantly since the arrival of the first people through an Educator-lead discovery.    

An opportunity for your students to discover the changing face of Auckland's Waterfront.  


Discover the incredible voyaging knowledge of our first people that led them across the Pacific. Waka info sheet December 2016.pdf

The Art of Guiding

The way we interact with visitors impacts on the way the world perceives New Zealand.

Be inspired by Sir Peter Blake in this study of leadership and achievement.

Learn about New Zealand’s rich maritime heritage, and the part it has played in our history.

Take a cruise on a vessel generously sponsored by Ports of Auckland and see their thriving wharves.

Encourage your students to get creative and write a label about a Museum object.