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  1. 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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    Toihoukura striving towards new horizons

    Creating art with substance is one the themes behind 'Hawaiki Hou' (new horizons), a new exhibition by students and staff at Toihoukura in Gisborne, which is celebrating its 25th year.

  5. Video for Taonga tell accurate history of Cook encounters
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    Taonga tell accurate history of Cook encounters

    Steve Gibbs, Associate Professor at Toihoukura in Tūranganui a Kiwa, speaks about the significance of Rangiwaho: Ihu ki te Moana, the first contemporary exhibition in the National Maritime Museum in England to address Pacific encounters with Captain Cook.

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    Royal couple receive pounamu and woollen gifts

    So far in their New Zealand tour, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have received gifts including a taonga made by Māori designer Kiri Nathan and woollen baby clothing from Auckland Council.

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    "Treasured heirlooms must be protected"- Kiribati President

    The President of Kiribati Taneti Mamau says that in Kiribati, cultural heirlooms are considered as their natural wealth. He paid a special visit the Pacific Collection Access Project at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

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    King Tuheitia’s taonga exhibition

    King Tuheitia’s taonga exhibition opens next week at the Auckland Museum, marking 160 years of the Kīngitanga.  The exhibition was the idea of the King’s son Te Ariki Tamaroa Whatumoana Paki. 

  9. Video for Te Arawa museum taonga shifting to storage
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    Te Arawa museum taonga shifting to storage

    Twenty-nine taonga belonging to Te Arawa are being transferred to storage due to the unstable nature of the foundations of the Rotorua Museum. 

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    Rarely-seen King Tuheitia taonga to go on display

    In a first, an exhibition featuring a selection of taonga from the private collection of Kiingi Tuheitia Pootatau Te Wherowhero VII will be on display to the world next week at the Auckland Museum. 

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