Artefact

Time travel and delve into taonga both famous and obscure with Dame Anne Salmond, telling tremendous stories about our Aotearoa. Made with the support of NZ On Air. On Demand is restricted to Ep 1 & 3 GLOBAL, Ep 5 NZ & Australia, Eps 2, 4, 6 NZ only.

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Artefact videos.

Artefact, Series 1 Episode 6

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Dame Anne Salmond focuses on Māori artefacts. Tonight: Huia bird feathers are the artefact, a relic of a prized and now extinct bird whose feathers were worn by rangatira. (FINAL)

Artefact, Series 1 Episode 5

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Presented by Dame Anne Salmond, a show that focuses on artefacts. Tonight: The hero artefact is an ancient pūtorino housed in a small museum in Okains Bay, Banks Peninsula.

Artefact, Series 1 Episode 4

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Presented by Dame Anne Salmond as she focuses on powerful stories about artefacts. Tonight: The hero artefact is a black and white dress worn by former Labour MP Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan.

Artefact, Series 1 Episode 3

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Presented by Dame Anne Salmond as she focuses on powerful stories about artefacts. Tonight: The hero artefact is a hoe gifted by Māori on the East Coast to crew of the Endeavour in 1769.

Artefact, Series 1 Episode 2

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Presented by Dame Anne Salmond as she focuses on powerful stories about artefacts. Tonight: The hero artefact is the Puketoi kete, a remarkable kete found in a cave in the Maniototo region.

Artefact, Series 1 Episode 1

Made with the support of NZ On Air. Presented by Dame Anne Salmond as she focuses on powerful stories about artefacts. Tonight: Paikea, a carved tekoteko that is now housed in the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.