Stories Sewn in Quilts

Tivaevae play an important role in the narrative tradition of Pacific culture. Take a look at two of these beautiful quilts in Te Papa’s collection.

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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