Welcome to Digital Storytelling Aotearoa

Resources to support Mātauranga

Mātauranga is a koha to education from Sir Ian Taylor and his team. The website has been created to help tamariki learn from the past to navigate the future. Visit maatauranga.co.nz website here to find out more.

Our Vision

To empower ākonga to celebrate their identity, language, and culture through stories using digital technologies.

Our Mission

Build kaiako and ākonga confidence in using digital technologies to tell meaningful stories that are sustainable over time. We are making a commitment to supporting the development of resources and learning opportunities to cater for Māori Medium, English Medium, and deaf education.

There are 3 tranches of Mahi we support under the Network of Expertise MoE funding:

Teacher release and in school support for digital storytelling

Teacher release and in school support for digital storytelling

Resource development and sharing

Resource development and sharing

Storytelling with a digital element

Storytelling with a digital element

Our Values


We are connected through shared passions for education. We encourage the development of relationships across the education sector and beyond to open a space for digital storytelling.


We are insightful, with a sound understanding of the education sector. We foster innovation to help transform storytelling in an ethical and informed way in Aotearoa New Zealand’s education sector.


We learn from each other, and everyone around us.

Digital Storytelling Aotearoa