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  1. Video for $100k to return Koiwi to NZ
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    $100k to return Koiwi to NZ

    The remains of sixty Māori and Moriori individuals have been returned from the Smithsonian Institution to Te Papa Tongarewa in an emotional ceremony today. But what is the cost to the taxpayer, and is it worth the dollars?

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    Hawaiian taonga loaned by Te Papa return home

    Hawaiian taonga loaned by Te Papa are being welcomed home to Honolulu's Bishop Museum. Taonga include the feather 'ahu' ula (cloak) and mahiole (helmet).

  3. Video for Ancient cloak returning to Hawai'i
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    Ancient cloak returning to Hawai'i

    A priceless feather cloak and helmet gifted to Captain Cook more than two centuries ago has been returned to the people of Hawaii. The international delegation was treated to an emotional and traditional pōhiri today at Te Papa in Wellington. 

  4. Video for Mahuta warns of price gouging of taonga Māori
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    Mahuta warns of price gouging of taonga Māori

    Hauraki-Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta is calling on the government to review legislation around the selling of taonga Māori. It comes in the wake of taonga being auctioned on TradeMe.

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    Genuine taiaha goes to auction

    Ministry for Culture and Heritage has confirmed that a taiaha being auctioned on Trade Me as having belonged to the second Māori King is genuine but Waikato scholar Hoturoa Kerr wants Maori to disengage from the sale altogether.

  6. Video for New Waitangi museum happy to return taonga to Rankin
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    New Waitangi museum happy to return taonga to Rankin

    Outspoken Ngāpuhi chief David Rankin demands that a new museum in Waitangi return sacred tāonga back to his hapū, Te Matarahurahu.

  7. Video for Waitangi opens new museum, Te Kōngahu
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    Waitangi opens new museum, Te Kōngahu

    The official opening of the Waitangi Museum, Te Kōngahu, has taken place today.  Taonga have been restored, each with its own special story and link to Te Tiriiti o Waitangi.  This morning, Te Kāea attended the traditional pre-dawn ceremony.

  8. Video for Too many taonga appearing in online sales
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    Too many taonga appearing in online sales

    A leading expert on taonga says many in her field are concerned about the number of taonga Māori being sold online.   Te Papa Museum Māori curator Puawai Cairns says many people who find taonga aren't aware that rules are in place and the usual finders keepers tradition doesn't apply.

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    NZ’s first wāhi tūpuna to be celebrated at Waitangi

    A formal ceremony to mark Waitangi as New Zealand's first official wāhi tūpuna will be held today at 12:30pm when a plaque commemorating the listing will be unveiled.

  10. Video for Māori rugby legend memorabilia up for auction in UK
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    Māori rugby legend memorabilia up for auction in UK

    Memorabilia of Māori Rugby legend George Nepia are up for auction in Europe.  The auction price is likely to see the precious items alienated from whānau but they aren't giving up hope.

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