Hūrae July Holiday Programme 

Bring your family to the Maritime Museum these holidays to hear the story of the Manukau Harbour in this live storybook show with the Wise Bird of the Waitakere. Plus get creative and make a take-home craft to remind you of our woven histories with te moana the ocean.

Recommended for ages 4 - 10 years. 

Auckland’s rugged and beautiful Manukau Harbour has a rich history. The uniquely handcrafted mural inside this book tells stories about taniwha, timber, a sinking ship, plus settler, a sharp-tooth shark and a volcano too!

Created by Handmade Histories design artist, researcher and writer Mary Kelleher. This large, interactive storybook mural is created from fabric and historical memorabilia to tell the many stories that are woven in the Manukau harbour’s history. 

Ted Ashby Sailings

The Ted Ashby sailing sessions are back for weekends in July. Be in quick to book your tickets to explore the Waitematā Harbour.

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Teddies on Ted

Friday 10 July, 11.30am, 1.30pm, from $13 per child

Pack a picnic, grab your teds and join us for a very special sailing onboard our heritage vessel Ted Ashby!

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Matariki by te moana

Saturday 20 June to Wednesday 15 July, free

Celebrate Te Tau Hou Māori and contribute your new year's hope, dream or aspiration to our star board.

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