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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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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