New Zealand art websites

http://www.nzmuseums.co.nz
This site has information, organised on a regional basis, about most museums and art galleries in New Zealand. Those with a website have it listed.

Some of the major public galleries are: Te Papa http://www.tepapa.govt.nz 

Waikato Museum and Art Gallery
http://www.waikatomuseum.org.nz/
This is a superb site: the education sections, Junior Art detective and Senior Art, are both really helpful in getting you to look at works of art.

Auckland City Art Gallery
http://www.akcity.govt.nz/around/places/artgallery/


City Art Gallery (Wellington)
http://city-gallery.org.nz 

Robert McDougall (Christchurch)
http://www.mcdougall.org.nz

Especially for NZ secondary students: http://lopdell.org.nz/online/aic/aic.htm 

Dealer galleries including:
http://www.gowlangsfordgallery.co.nz 
contemporary NZ art 

Some Maori art can be seen on: 
http://www.maori.org.nz

This site includes links to whakairo (excellent diagrams showing different carving styles) and to the process of making a maraki

www.mccahon.co.nz 
This site is a wonderful archive of Colin McCahon paintings.

http://www.artfind.co.nz
An interesting site containing a wide range of New Zealand art and links to galleries.

http://www.culture.co.nz 
A Maori site with interesting connections