What's On

If you want to find out about all the awesome activities, public programmes and exhibitions that are on at Puke Ariki from September to November 2023 check out our What's On guide.

We've got loads to keep everyone entertained - be captivated by the exhibition Te Kitenga o Hina as it shares the sacred seasons of Aotearoa, catch the State of Nature exhibition before it closes, and take a look at our school holiday programmes.

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Reef Alive!

All aboard! We are taking you to a reef just off the coast of South Taranaki. Reef Alive! is a rich and interactive experience, ideal for families, children and anyone curious about the fascinating biodiversity in Taranaki’s watery backyard.

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Puke Ariki has three permanent exhibition galleries that explore the region's history, taonga and natural world. 

Find out what is on show.

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Puke Ariki Store now online

The Puke Ariki Store is stocked to the brim with unique mementos and gift ideas. Now you can shop our wonderful range anywhere in New Zealand. Whether you're looking for a souvenir inspired by our collection or a gift for the latest member of the family we have something for everyone.

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