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  1. Video for Carvings restored as a symbol of Waikato chiefs mana
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    Carvings restored as a symbol of Waikato chiefs mana

    Four pou were rededicated today at the Auckland Domain. A symbol of Waikato Chief Pōtatau Te Wherowhero's power in Tāmaki Makau Rau.

  2. Video for Ngāti Porou whakairo book recognised at Ockham NZ Book Awards
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    Ngāti Porou whakairo book recognised at Ockham NZ Book Awards

    Two Ngāti Porou women have been recognised at the Ockham NZ Book Awards, the country's premier literary honours for works written by New Zealanders. Authored by Ngarino Ellis and photographed by Natalie Robertson, their book A Whakapapa of Tradition focuses on carved meeting houses within Ngāti Porou and was awarded a Judith Binney Best First Book Award for best-illustrated non-fiction.

  3. Video for Master carver concerned the art form of whakairo will be lost
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    Master carver concerned the art form of whakairo will be lost

    A master carver is concerned the traditional Māori art form is being lost because a lack of young people who are learning the craft. 

  4. Video for Taonga signifies relationship between Auckland and Kansai
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    Taonga signifies relationship between Auckland and Kansai

    As the World Masters Games closes here in Auckland we meet the weavers and the carvers behind the specially created mauri representing Māui and adorned in rare Albatross feathers, a gift for the Japan 2021 World Masters Games.

  5. Video for Carvers honoured to be a part of Te Matatini
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    Carvers honoured to be a part of Te Matatini

    With Ngāti Kahungunu set to host Matatini in just a couple of weeks, there is a lot of work that is going on behind the scenes. In a building on the east side of Hastings a small group of carvers are making big things for the festival venue.  

  6. Video for Te Puia Master Carver honoured for 50 years of service
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    Te Puia Master Carver honoured for 50 years of service

    New Zealand Māori Arts & Crafts Institute Master have acknowledged Master Carver of the National Wood Carving School, Clive Fugill for 50 years of service to the institution.  Mr Fugil (Ngāi Te Rangi) was one school's very first students who studied under famous Master Carver John Taiapa.

  7. Video for Native Affairs – The Carver
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    Native Affairs – The Carver

    It's taken forty years but master carver Matahi Brightwell has finally received a formal acknowledgment for his world famous Lake Taupo carvings. Local tourism companies have been taking paying visitors to the carvings for years but Matahi hasn't received a dollar. Now the Taupo District Council is working with Matahi to help preserve the carvings and the story behind them.

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    Native Affairs- Māori carvers receive apology from Taupō Mayor

    The Mayor of Taupō has apologised to master carver Matahi Brightwell and his team forty years after they created Lake Taupō’s iconic Māori rock carvings.

  9. Video for Book illustrates a century  of Nāti carving history
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    Book illustrates a century of Nāti carving history

    A book about the history of Ngāti Porou carving was launched in Auckland today. It explores the art form's rapid evolution over 100 years leading up to 1930 and the influence the Iwirakau Carving School had in the East Coast region.

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    Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival welcomes all cultures

    People of all cultures flocked to The Cloud on Queen's Wharf in Auckland City today for the inaugural Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival, where an array of Māori displays were on offer to entertain, educate and inspire the masses.

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