Conservator Rose Evans spent two years giving a Samurai suit an extreme makeover. Little was known about the history of the armour, or how to restore it. Discover what made the transformation so challenging.

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

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