Education » Primary - All Programmes
Our primary school education programmes are designed especially for Year 1 – 8 students and offer a fun, hands-on learning experience for young students in a unique environment.
With support from the Ministry of Education, through its LEOTC (Learning experiences outside the classroom) Programme the museum and art gallery provides the perfect place to enrich learning across the curriculum. We offer programmes led by an MTG educator, or self-guided visits facilitated by our education team and we are happy to tailor a programme to suit your teaching focus.
Browse our current and upcoming programmes, download a brochure or contact our Educators for more information and bookings.
Download our 2017 Term 4 Programme Brochure.
Years 1 - 6
Technology, Social Sciences, at MTG
Step back in time to experience the lives of people who lived in Hawke's Bay over 100 years ago. more...
Years 1 - 8
Social Sciences, Arts, History, at MTG
Find out what the MTG is all about by investigating some specific treasures on display to hear their history and significance. Learn what heritage and culture mean and ways we understand our social history from objects. more...
Years 1 - 8
Social Sciences, History, Arts
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. more...
Years 1 - 8
For the people of Hawke's Bay, life changed forever when the earthquake struck on 3 February 1931. Discover what happened and how people coped by exploring the evidence of objects, personal stories and photos in MTG’s 1931 Earthquake exhibition. more...
Years 4 - 8
Social Sciences, Arts, Drama
Spark your students’ creativity with a visit to MTG’s social history and visual arts galleries. Book an educator-led drama programme inspired by objects or artworks on display, or a free self-guided visit to inspire students' creative writing, drama or dance back at school. more...
Year 3 - 8
What historic events shaped the Marine Parade we know today? Explore and discover stories of Napier's past in a free self-guided walk with a set of historic photos from MTG's archives. more...
Years 1 - 8
Arts, at MTG
We want to support your visual arts programme with our fantastic exhibitions here at MTG. As a teacher you can come for free anytime to preview exhibitions and/or discuss a programme with us. more...
Years 4 - 8
Social Sciences, Drama
The history of Napier Port is the story of the growth of our province. Students will role play historical characters such as a pilot or quarantine officer, then go for a tour of the Port. more...
Year 3 - 8
View the paraphenalia of tea drinking that tells the history of this universal beverage over time. more...
Year 1 - 13
Cubism was a new invention in the art world last century where you could see all angles of an object at once and everything looked kind of jumbled up. The features on someone's face were all over the show!!! more...
Year 7 - 13
Two exhibitions of Ngati Kahungnunu history and taonga: The first artefacts from historic Maori settlement of Hawke's Bay through to art works by contemporary Kahungnunu artists, the second, the involvement in the development of music of the last century. more...
Situated in the centre of Napier, in the middle of Onekawa Park, the Napier Aquatic Centre is a safe and affordable aquatic facility for everyone.
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strive to Inspire, Educate and Entertain by providing access to information through various resources within our Libraries. We aim to provide more than you expect.
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Located in the Art Deco city of Napier. We have worked closely with our builders to promote and develop high quality housing within an open-aspect environment.
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Unique Art Deco heritage has been preserved with the skilful addition of modern theatre facilities making it the best provincial performing arts centre in the nation.
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For Napier City residents and citizens to have easy access to see what council are currently working on, completed, what they do, facilities, and council information.
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Visit the Napier i-SITE to find out more about what is happening in Hawkes Bay, from events, activities and accommodation.
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We offer an all purpose built venue that uniquely combines spectacular outlooks with functional layout.
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We are Hawkes Bay's premier holiday accommodation park providing an array of facilities to keep the entire family entertained.
View website for Kennedy Park Resort Napier
Nowhere else in New Zealand will you discover a wider range of marine animals and native species in a single facility than at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.
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Located on Marine Parade, Napier, is the Bay Skate Park - home to skateboarding, BMX, roller derby, inline hockey and scootering.
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Come to Par2 MiniGolf and meet Seamore the Seagull at our sea-side minigolf courses. Challenge your friends and family for a round.
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Build on the blossoming national and international interest in William Colenso's life and ideas as the result of the William Colenso Bicentenary Celebrations in Hawke's Bay in 2011, and a body of new publications and research.
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The Faraday Centre in Napier, is Hawke's Bay's Museum of Technology. It's a place of discovery where history comes alive through hands on experience.
View website for The Faraday Centre
If you have any questions, problems or feedback for MTG Hawke's Bay please let us know about it.