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    Te Arawas' 'Aunty Bea' Memorialsed through Stunning Mural

    An intimate ceremony to unveil a large wall mural of the late Aunty Bea was held in Rotorua on Sunday with her whānau. Beatrice Yates (nee Grant) passed away last year and a mural has been created in her honour by Ngāi Tūhoe artist Taumata Soloman, as part of the inaugural Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival.

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    Mural artists passing on their skills to mentor one lucky applicant

    Applications are open for young artists to apply to receive mentoring from award-winning mural artists Charles and Janine Williams.

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    Whānau call for stop to misuse of Māori taonga

    Descendants of Herepo Rongo and Kirikino Epiha are outraged at the misappropriate use of the portraits of their ancestors.

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    Kaaterama finalist for prestigious Maioha award

    Solo artist Kaaterama Pou, of Ngāpuhi and Te Arawa, has been announced as a finalist for APRA Silver Scroll Maioha Award for her waiata, Paiheretia.

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    Auckland's ASB Theatre to be renamed the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre

    Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is to be honoured for her formidable talent and contribution to the arts when the Auckland Aotea Centre’s ASB Theatre will be renamed the Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre on November 20.

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    Māori touch for restaurant artwork

    Māori artists Charles and Janine Williams have provided the Māori influences for a mural at Courtenay Place KFC in Wellington featuring their contemporary maunga designs.

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    Challenging colonial perspectives through art

    A contemporary Māori art exhibition is drawing attention to the historic and current colonisation of Māori and indigenous people's around the world. Melanie Tangaere Baldwin of Ngāti Porou, who is completing her Master of Professional Creative Practice at Toihoukura, says that there is an illusion that colonisation has been reconciled when it has not.

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    U.S. appoints first Native American poet laureate- interview

    Joy Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation, has been appointed as the United States poet laureate by the Library of Congress, acting as the country's official poet.   Harjo spoke to Te Ao Māori News about her life and work.  

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    NUKU wāhine wānanga held in Ihumātao over weekend

    While thousands visited Ihumātao over the weekend, just up the road at Makaurau Marae around 100 wāhine united for a wānanga to reset, reflect and reconnect.

  10. Video for Kouratoras to represent Aotearoa at international exhibition in China
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    Kouratoras to represent Aotearoa at international exhibition in China

    Māori contemporary artist Jimmy James Kouratoras has been chosen to represent Aotearoa at an international art exhibition in Beijing, China in August. Other Māori artists include Natasha Keating, Tame Iti and Tracey Tawhiao.

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