• John Pule
  • Robin White
  • John Reynolds
  • Elizabeth Thomson
  • Denys Watkins
  • Neke Moa
  • Lianne Edwards
  • Phil Dadson
  • Fiona Hall
  • Kazu Nakagawa
  • Bruce Foster
  • Steev Laufilitoga Maka
  • Shona Rapira Davies
  • and more.

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Always Song in the Water, an art exhibition that celebrates Moana Oceania through the work of renowned artists.

Always Song in the Water explores Aotearoa's oceanic environment, drawing inspiration from Gregory O'Brien's eponymous book. The exhibition celebrates our connection to the wider Pacific region, its people, flora, and fauna, reflecting themes of whales, oceans, voyaging, and conservation. Experience paintings, photography, jewellery, poetry, and dance from artists including John Pule, Robin White, John Reynolds, Elizabeth Thomson, Denys Watkins, Neke Moa, Lianne Edwards, Phil Dadson, Fiona Hall, Kazu Nakagawa, Bruce Foster, Steev Laufilitoga Maka, Shona Rapira Davies, and more.

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Sun: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Last entry 4:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • Corner Quay & Hobson Streets
  • Viaduct Harbour
  • PO Box 3141
  • Auckland 1140