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Stories related to the Arts, including stories by Te Kāea reporter Dean Nathan as he follows the artistic journey of Czech artist Gottfried Lindauer.

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Tūwharetoa FM quartet finalists again for Ngā Tohu Reo Māori

By Mānia Clarke

For the second consecutive year Tūwharetoa FM are finalist for Ngā Tohu Reo Māori Awards. Their Tūwharetoa FM Quartet's 'Talk it Over' reversion called "Kōrero Tahi' has been nominated for the Arts and Entertainment category.

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Tuwharetoa-i-Te-Aupouri ancestral house turns 100 years old

By Mānia Clarke

Turangi's Hirangi marae is celebrating the 100th anniversary of their whare tūpuna, Tūwharetoa-i-Te-Aupouri. It was the first marae built in the area and follows the centenary of another Tūwharetoa tribal ancestral house, Pākira at Waitahanui marae early this year.

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A new art exhibition to showcase turnaround of some Rotorua taiohi

By Mānia Clarke

A Rotorua based Iwi-run alternative education whānau is changing the way some of the city's troubled mainstream rangatahi view schooling. Kōkiri will display 20 paintings by some of its youth in an exhibition called Tenei Au, as a showcase of the positive turn around.