Tales from Te Papa

120 mini-documentaries revealing the intriguing stories behind pieces in Te Papa’s collection.

The resource

From a seaweed bag and the story of muttonbird collecting to the three little pigs on a Jane Dodd charm bracelet, there’s something for all kinds of enquiring minds in Tales from Te Papa.

The resource includes:

  • 120 short videos showcasing a wide range of Aotearoa’sAotearoa’s New Zealand’s taongataonga treasures and related stories

  • curriculum links for the content in each video

  • questions to prompt student discussion.

Tales from Te Papa is the result of a partnership between TVNZ 7, Vero, and Te Papa.

Tales from Te Papa teacher resource