Privacy Policy

The Privacy Act 1993 seeks to provide better protection for individual privacy in relation to the collection, use, access, correction and disclosure of personal information held by any public and private sector "agency". This includes the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

Personal information may be collected only for a lawful purpose connected with a function or activity of the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and only if necessary for that purpose.

Such information must be collected directly from the individual concerned and that person must be told why the information is needed.

We ask that contributors respect the privacy of others by not naming them in any supplied text unless that person has given their approval first.

Although the portraits of Gottfried Lindauer are out of copyright, we ask that you treat them respectfully.  Any use of images from this site will involve an iwi permission process.

When contributing photographs to the site please ensure that you are the copyright holder or have the permission of the copyright holder to publish them.

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  • Whakaahua Mūori | Mūori Portraits

    View the portraits of Māori painted by Gottfried Lindauer in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Search for specific portraits by iwi or keyword and view the painting in detail through the zoom viewer.

  • Tangata pūkenga | The Artist

    Learn about Gottfried Lindauer, one of the best-known painters of Māori portraits. Read about his painting techniques, why the works were painted, and the role of his patron Henry Partridge.

  • Documentary series | Behind the Brush

    The Māori Television series Behind the Brush brings alive the stories of descendants and to uncover the lives of the artist, the patron and tupuna Māori.