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  1. Video for Te Rarawa taonga returns from overseas exhibition
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    Te Rarawa taonga returns from overseas exhibition

    One of Te Rarawa's most prized taonga and New Zealand's oldest wooden carving, the 'Tangonge' has returned home after its 10-month journey with the Oceania exhibition in London and Paris.

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    Stolen pounamu returned to bereaved mother

    A large pounamu that was stolen from the headstone of Isachaar Smith-Craig's grave in Mangaroa Cemetery near Hastings has been returned, according to his mother.

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    Kīngitanga heirloom exhibition up for award

    The Te Paki o Matariki: 160 Years of the Kiingitanga Exhibition has been named as a finalist in the NZ Museum Awards.   

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    Mere pounamu stolen from Auckland Museum

    A mere pounamu, or a short, flat weapon made of greenstone, was stolen from Auckland Museum on 6 March 2019.  Police have released photos of two males, who they believe can assist with their enquiries into the theft.

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    Mum pleads for return of deceased son's pounamu

    Nearly three months on and mum Teresa Smith-Craig is still hoping that whoever took her son's pounamu from his grave will return it. 

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    Māori Market celebrates unique taonga Māori

    Coinciding with Te Matatini is the bi-annual Māori Market at Te Wharewaka o Pōneke. The exhibition by Toi Māori Aotearoa features traditional and contemporary Māori art, giving Māori artists the opportunity to show their skills to the masses.

  7. Video for New Matatini taonga recognises Ngāpō, Pīmia Wehi
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    New Matatini taonga recognises Ngāpō, Pīmia Wehi

    The Duncan McIntyre trophy is awarded to the overall winner of Te Matatini, but this year the coveted taonga will be accompanied by a new trophy. 

  8. Video for Mangahāwea: The first site of human settlement in NZ?
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    Mangahāwea: The first site of human settlement in NZ?

    Moa bones, obsidian, and traditional tā moko instruments have been found at a small Bay of Islands inlet- believed to be the first known settlement in New Zealand. 

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    Gallery- Pōwhiri for American rapper Cardi B

    Cardi B was welcomed with a pōwhiri at the Auckland airport. Check out some of the photos from the welcoming.

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    Cardi B receives taonga from Māori designers

    The American rapper is now the owner of a tāniko necklace and purerehua wind instrument, gifted to her by New Zealand designers during a powhiri last night.

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