The Water Project

Thirteen artists bring art and science together to raise awareness of the importance of a healthy river environment. Meet the inhabitants of our waterways and be inspired to help protect this living world. 

Learning Areas and Strands

Living World and Visual Arts

Duration: 1 Hour

Suitable for: NE - Year 10, maximum 30 students

Availability: 22 July - 1 November

Cost: Free, koha appreciated. 

The Education Programme

Guided by our educators, your students will:

  • Understand the importance of waterways to Māori
  • Identify the inhabitants of the braided river
  • Explore the art works in The Water Project.


Download the post visit activity.  

Download our RAM document here


Downstream under Aoraki - Tuna with Barrier (detail), Bing Dawe 2018

Wood, steel and bronze

Image courtesy of Bing Dawe and AAG 




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