More on Kupe’s tour in mu­seum se­ries

Auckland City Harbour News - - NEWS -

Award win­ning his­to­rian, sto­ry­teller and or­a­tor Pita Turei is launch­ing Voy­ager New Zealand Mar­itime Mu­seum’s se­cond stage in the Kupe Sites Land­mark Se­ries.

An­cient Nar­ra­tives, Whaka­papa is on Septem­ber 8 at 1.30pm in the Ed­mis­ton Gallery.

Kupe Sites is a tour­ing pho­to­graphic ex­hi­bi­tion from the Mu­seum of New Zealand, Te Papa Ton­garewa. It ex­plores the sto­ries of Kupe, the Poly­ne­sian dis­cov­erer of New Zealand, through names of var­i­ous land­marks and places he en­coun­tered and even the name Aotearoa.

The launch will be fol­lowed by light re­fresh­ments.

Phone 373 0800 or go to mar­itimemu­seum. co.nz for in­for­ma­tion.

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