Carving Family History

Traditional methods of making tools are often lost in the modern age; find out how Kupa and Jack, brothers from Tokelau, have kept alive their grandfather’s legacy by learning how to make adzes.

Tales from Te Papa is a fascinating series of mini-documentaries showcasing many of the exciting, wonderful and significant objects held in our national museum.

Tales from Te Papa was commissioned by TVNZ 7, in partnership with Te Papa.

All Tales from Te Papa episodes