Kupe Sites

Landmarks of a great voyager
Nga tapuwae o Kupe

An exhibition developed by Te Papa that celebrates a great Polynesian voyager’s connections with New Zealand. Kupe is regarded by many iwi as the ancestor who discovered this country. Kupe Sites, a touring exhibition from the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, explores the stories of Kupe’s encounter with New Zealand through names of various landmarks and places and even the name Aotearoa.

Now – 30 June
Photography Hopu Whakaahua
Photography workshops, ‘Through the Lens’ speakers, World Pinhole Day, Kids & Cameras and more…

1 July – 17 November
Myths & Legends Korero Tipua
Maori Language Week, Te Reo classes, Narrated sailings, Sharing stories of ancient narratives..

Voyager New Zealand Maritime Museum
Phone: +64 (0)9 373 0800
Fax: +64 (0)9 377 6000
Email: [email protected]

Physical Address
Corner Quay and Hobson Streets
Viaduct Harbour
New Zealand