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  1. Video for Will Māori culture be represented at Dubai 2020 World Expo?
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    Will Māori culture be represented at Dubai 2020 World Expo?

    Hip-hop superstar Parris Goebel's appointment as New Zealand's entertainment and cultural curator for the world expo in Dubai 2020 is "a slap in the face for Māori culture" says on Māori cultural advisor.  

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    Challenging the Governments re-enactment of Cook's arrival

    Iwi in Tūranganui a Kiwa will lay down a formal challenge to the replica Endeavour ship when it arrives for Tuia 250 to mark 250 years since the first encounters between Māori and Pākehā. Te Kura o Tūranga are demanding an official apology for the deaths of Māori at the hands of Captain Cook and the Endeavour crew.

  3. Video for Weaving together people, culture and heritage
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    Weaving together people, culture and heritage

    The largest tukutuku panels in the world are being constructed for a new Māori design that will stand at the Cook Landing Site National Reserve in Gisborne, known by Māori as Puhi Kai Iti.  Ngāti Oneone artist Nick Tupara says the project aims to balance out the way Māori and Pākehā history is presented.

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    A celebration, or a commemoration?

    National MP Paul Goldsmith wants the fact that Māori and Pākehā did meet, "imperfections and all", to be celebrated through Tuia Encounters 250, which marks 250 years since the arrival of Captain Cook and the Endeavour. The Minister in charge of Tuia 250, Māori-Crown Relations Minister Kelvin Davis says it's a commemoration, not a celebration.

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    Te Maihi Karauna strategy to be implemented this year

    New Zealand's ongoing commitment to strengthening te reo Māori has been further reinforced with the launch of the Crown's draft Māori language strategy, the Maihi Karauna.  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attended the Te Matatini ki te Ao festival to announce the latest on the implementation of the strategy.   

  6. Video for Should govt boost Te Matatini funds for role in revitalising te reo?
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    Should govt boost Te Matatini funds for role in revitalising te reo?

    Te Matatini kapa haka festival is the biggest platform to showcase Māori culture worldwide but does it receive enough Government support given its contribution to revitalising the Māori language.

  7. Video for Guardianship Strategy needed for Rangiriri battle sites
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    Guardianship Strategy needed for Rangiriri battle sites

    Ngāti Naho Kaitiaki are looking to create a guardianship strategy for the historic cultural battle sites of Rangiriri Pā and Te Wheoro Redoubt which was returned to Waikato-Tainui in 2016. However since that time the sites have come under disarray.

  8. Video for Cook commemorations - an encounter with our past
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    Cook commemorations- an encounter with our past

    For Māori in the Tūranganui-a-Kiwa area, the national commemorations marking the arrival of Captain Cook is an opportunity to tell their own history.

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    "These ancestor remains were stolen and sold overseas"

    17 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains have been returned to New Zealand from the United States of America and Germany.  The toi moko and kōiwi tangata were formally welcomed to Rongomaraeroa Marae at the Museum of New Zealand - Te Papa Tongarewa.

  10. Video for 30 taonga are returned home to Te Waimate Taiamai
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    30 taonga are returned home to Te Waimate Taiamai

    Three Ngāpuhi marae from Te Waimate Taiamai have come together to restore and return a 30 piece collection of taonga to the people of Ngāpuhi's garden state. Highlighting a collaborative effort that marae representatives say could be a way forward for Ngāpuhi.   

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