Education » Primary - All Programmes
Explore the long ago world of Pania, creature from the sea, and her husband Karitoki. A giant waka, intricate carvings, tools, instruments, adornments and many other traditional items are displayed in MTG's taonga exhibition, Tenei Tonu.
|Duration||One and a half hours|
|Years||Years 1 - 8|
|Cost||$2.50 per primary/intermediate student; accompanying adults free; self-guided exhibition visits free|
|Venue||MTG Hawke's Bay|
|Learning Areas||Social Sciences, History, Arts, at MTG|
The story of Pānia is a Napier story which not only explains a very famous landmark, the Pānia Reef, but also tells us much about the times and beliefs held in traditional Māori society. Our taonga exhibition, Tēnei Tonu, offers a chance to view real objects from this time, such as waka (canoes) and hoe (paddles), and to understand cultural beliefs and an earlier way of life.
The education programme includes a retelling of Pānia's story, student exploration of the Tēnei Tonu exhibition,, waiata and karakia the laying of a mauri stone and a follow-up craft activity back in the classroom.
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