Ngā Akoranga

Te Manawa provides learning opportunities from early childhood to adult. Our engaging and relevant programmes are tailored to meet differing needs. All education programmes must be booked in advance.

School Holidays

The critters await, the painting is poised, the monsters are mad and the bots are back! Get crafty, make some holiday magic and see what floats your boat! Click here to view the October School Holiday programme.

After School Creative Kids

A class for kids to use a variety of media and enhance their artistic abilities. $100 per term, or $12 per session if you’d just like to drop in. Ages 5+

  • Class TŪI, Tuesdays 3.45 – 4.45pm, starting 16 October
  • Class GECKO, Fridays 3.45 – 4.45pm, starting 19 October

Discover and unlock the secrets of the world around us!

After School Junior Science

Ages 5 – 7, $40 per child, per term, or $12 per session.

  • Class AHI, Wednesdays, fortnightly from 17 October, 3.45 – 4.45
  • Class PŪKEKO, Wednesdays, fortnightly from 24 October, 3.45 – 4.45

After School Robotics Club

Learn robotics basics using our fleet of VexIQ bots in a series of fun and engaging challenges. $80 per child, per term. Ages 8+

  • Thursdays 3.45 – 5.15pm, starting 8 November.

Te Rangahau Curiosity Centre

Te Manawa offers an abundance of programmes for schools, both on- and off-site. The full details can be downloaded here: Te Rangahau 2018 Booklet

NOA – Open Studio

Nau mai, haere mai! Come join NOA for facilitated drawing sessions in the Te Manawa foyer on Tues and Thurs 10-12,12-30-2.30. Mixed ability, all welcome! Supported by IHC New Zealand.

See Noa on Facebook

Group visits

Te Manawa provides interesting, engaging and relevant experiences, with programmes tailored to meet differing needs. Make the most of your group visit to Te Manawa by booking an education programme, led by one of our experienced educators.

To find out what programmes are available, and which ones will suit your school the most, contact the Learning team at learning@temanawa.co.nz

Planning Your Visit

We aim to make your visit to Te Manawa as hassle free as possible and provide a high quality learning experience for you. Please take the time to plan your visit, inform us of your needs and contact us if you have any questions about your visit.

All groups must book regardless of whether your visit involves an education programme or is a self-led experience of our galleries. It helps us accommodate your numbers and welcome you into our engaging spaces.

Click here for visitor information for public and groups.