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Dolomedes minor, Nursery Spider, Glendowie, Auckland, 2017. Photo by iNaturalist user @shaun-lee. CC BY 4.0
Photo by iNaturalist user @shaun-lee.

Read, watch, play... Kōrero, mātaki, purei

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Browse New Zealand’s rich history through pictures, quizzes, videos, and articles available online at Te Papa. Learn about the natural environment, Pacific and Māori culture, and everything in between – from vintage fashion to rugby.

Check out their quizzes, online puzzles or dive into the collections.


This is just one of the subjects available on the science collection blog. 

New Zealand's Most Popular Spiders....

Spiders! You love ’em. Or perhaps you don’t. Either way, they are the most searched for subject on Te Papa Collections Online. Identification is the most common reason for looking them up..