Monique Croon had a very close call on Saturday to getting the top job of the Chatham Islands Council, with eight votes between her and fellow candidate Greg Horler.
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'Weeping with joy': Māori and Moriori ancestral remains welcomed home from Austria
Photo / Supplied The ancestral remains of more than sixty Māori and Moriori tūpuna have been welcomed home at a repatriation pōwhiri at Te Papa on Sunday.
Bones taken by notorious Austrian grave robber among tīpuna repatriated
The first repatriation of kōiwi and Kōimi T’chakat Moriori from Austria will see the remains of more than 60 individuals return to Aotearoa after more than 130 years.
'Once were living, breathing, loving, sentient human beings,'- Moriori karāpuna return home
The sounds of overwhelming grief welcomed more than 100 kōimi T’chakat Moriori to Te Papa today.
Moriori karāpuna to be repatriated this week
More than 100 kōimi T'chakat Moriori (Moriori skeletal remains) will be welcomed to Te Papa this week, the largest repatriation of ancestors to a single imi (iwi/tribe).
New Moriori language app free to download
A new Moriori language app provides an introduction to basic rē Moriori and contains guides to basic pronunciation.
Government hears first reading for Moriori settlement
In 1988 their modern Treaty Settlement claim was lodged, and today descendants of Moriori heard the first reading of their claim in Parliament.
Moriori sign settlement with Crown
After three years of negotiations, Moriori signed a deed of settlement with the Crown in Rēkohu today.
Exciting effort underway to revitalise Moriori language
An exciting initiative is underway to revitalise Moriori language and culture, a young Moriori descendant says.
Moriori and Ngāti Mutunga ki Wharekauri better off working together
There is more that unites Moriori and Ngāti Mutunga ki Wharekauri on the Chatham Islands than divides them, says a Moriori iwi leader. This is despite Ngāti Mutunga ki Wharekauri's claim to have mana whenua over the island.