Myths and Legends
$5 per student
This programme is for the following year groups: Years 1–3, Years 4–6, Years 7–8
Explore Pacific storytelling through objects, sound, and movement.
Learn about the story of Rat and Octopus and how it inspired the invention of the fishing octopus lure. Discover how Māui brought fire to the world.
· Explore the differences between a myth and legend
· Understand the importance and the purpose of storytelling in Pacific cultures
· Identify how myths and legends can help us understand a culture
Image details: Makafeke, Octopus lure. Tonga. Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira.1982.194, 50132