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  1. Video for Museum dedicated to Kauri opens in the Far North
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    Museum dedicated to Kauri opens in the Far North

    Master waka builder Hekenukumai Busby and a team of locals from Totara North have opened a new museum to commemorate the kauri timber industry. Kauri forests once covered 1.2 million hectares from the Far North of Northland to Te Kauri, near Kawhia. Taonga inside the museum also include historical photos and carvings.  

  2. Ngāti Toa Rangatira Te Papa Exhibition - Photo / Supplied
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    Wellington museums and galleries unite to celebrate Matariki

    As Matariki approaches in the month of June, Wellington museums and galleries have pulled together to provide a programme of events and exhibitions in celebration of Matariki 2015.

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    Pōwhiri for Māori ancestral remains arriving from America

    The largest repatriation of Māori and Moriori ancestral remains have finally been welcomed home after more than a 100 years in America.  The remains include 35 preserved Māori tattooed heads, two tattooed thigh skins, 24 Moriori skeletal remains and 46 Māori skeletal remains returned to Te Papa. 

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    United Nations conference welcomes Māori curator

    Ahead of the centennial commemorations of WWI beginning next year, the United Nations has invited a Māori curator from Te Papa Tongarewa to a special museum experts' conference.

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