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Explore Māori Legends in Nature / He Kōrero Ngā Tai

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Explore Māori Legends in Nature / He Kōrero Ngā Tai these school holidays at the National Aquarium.

Be engrossed in beautiful narratives about nature and the atua (gods) that represent our world during your visit with some much-loved Aotearoa New Zealand classics on display.

Take part in our activity trail for a chance to win awesome prizes including books, soft toys and a National Aquarium of New Zealand annual family membership.

This unique way of experiencing classic stories as you journey through the aquarium runs 9 - 24 July.

Story Times

Our storytellers will take you on an adventure through Aotearoa and time as you sit in front of our Pania Reef tank and listen to one of three classic Māori myths and legends throughout the schools holidays.

10.30am:  The Fish of Māui written by Peter Gossage

12noon:  The Legend of the Seven Whales written by Mere Whaanga

1.00pm:  Pania of the Reef written by Peter Gossage

29 June 2022

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