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    The decline of traditional tā moko (Māori tattoo) and its modern-day revival is explored in a compelling story of survival, self-determination, courage, healing and reclamation of identity.

  2. Video for Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti - The legacy of Mokomoko

    Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti- The legacy of Mokomoko

    It was 150 years ago today that missionary Carl Volkner was killed. Te Whakatōhea chief Mokomoko was wrongfully charged with his murder and hung for it. The government responded by confiscating hectares of Te Whakatōhea land. Those injustices still resonate and are threaded through the songs Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti will perform this week at Te Matatini. 

  3. Video for Descendants gather in reconciliation of Mokomoko

    Descendants gather in reconciliation of Mokomoko

    Reconciliation was made between the Hīona St Stephen's Anglican Church in Ōpōtiki and the descendants of the Whakatōhea chief, Mokomoko as the 150th commemorations of the church took place over the Easter weekend.

  4. Video for Redemption found for Mokomoko family

    Redemption found for Mokomoko family

    The Mokomoko whānau of Te Whakatōhea has finally found redemption after a bill pardoning their ancestor passed through Parliament today. 

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    Mokomoko Bill passes first reading

    Te Whakatōhea descendants are on the road to redemption after the first reading of the Mokomoko Bill was passed in Parliament. 

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