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Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

New Zealand Maritime Museum

New Zealand Maritime Museum

New Zealand Maritime Museum

The New Zealand Maritime Museum, Hui Te Anaui A Tangaroa, is a maritime museum with exhibitions spanning New Zealand’s maritime history, from the earliest Polynesian explorers and settlers to the modern-day triumphs at the America’s Cup. Its Maori name is ‘Te Huiteanaui-A-Tangaroa’ which means, holder of the treasures of Tangaroa, the Sea God.

Among the many historical and cultural objects in the New Zealand Maritime Museum, the following are highlights:

New Zealand Maritime Museum

  • Museums:            New Zealand Maritime Museum
  • Maori Name:       Hui Te Anaui A Tangaroa  (holder of the treasures of Tangaroa, the Sea God.)
  • Inaugurated:       1993
  • Type Museum:   Maritime history
  • Location:             Auckland, New Zealand
  • Address:               Corner Quay Street and Hobson Street

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“As man disappears from sight, the land remains.”
– Maori Proverb

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Photo Credit: By Ingolfson at English Wikipedia (Original text: Uploader.) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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