The rise and fall of Play School

Te Papa curator Kirstie Ross shows us the museum’s collection of toys from the popular television programme for New Zealand children, Play School. This show was based on a BBC version which began screening in 1964.

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Posted: 02 Dec 2021

Manu never got her own pair of shoes? Aue manu pepe- even the bears get to wear some! Nz is racist, its time for change Aotearoa. If you see it, call it out

Chaucey Ellis

Posted: 26 May 2018

Watching this with my young daughter, and now she’s upset at the news about Little Ted. Oh dear.