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  1. Video for Hamilton mayor backs permanent Māori tourism initiative at gardens
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    Hamilton mayor backs permanent Māori tourism initiative at gardens

    Hamilton mayor Andrew King is backing a permanent fixture for the Haka Māori Cultural Experience, a tourism initiative currently hosted annually at the Hamilton Gardens. 

  2. Video for New whakairo unveiled in Uawa
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    New whakairo unveiled in Uawa

    Te Aitanga a Hauiti have unveiled a whakairo of two of their prominent ancestors, Hingangaroa and Iranui, in the main street of Uawa. The whakairo was gifted by Toi Māori Aotearoa, after it has travelled the world over the past 20 years.

  3. Video for Moving from traditional whakairo into modern concepts
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    Moving from traditional whakairo into modern concepts

    Artist Graham Tipene (Ngāti Whātua) has etched his way from the needle to the chisel and now moving his designs to the roads, bridges, and parks of Auckland. His purpose is to bring more of a Māori presence to Auckland by doing what he does best.

  4. Video for Māori whakairo to be carved in Antarctica
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    Māori whakairo to be carved in Antarctica

    A pair of Māori carvers are off to Antarctica for two weeks to complete two whakawae (door frames) and a pare (lintel) they carved for Scott Base.

  5. Video for Lardelli leads Te Poho-o-Rawiri restoration
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    Lardelli leads Te Poho-o-Rawiri restoration

    Derek Lardelli is overseeing the restoration of carvings from the Te Poho o Rawiri meeting house by teachers and students of Toihoukura, the school of Māori visual arts in Gisborne.

  6. Video for Master Carver envisions whakairo wānanga in every iwi
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    Master Carver envisions whakairo wānanga in every iwi

    Clive Fugill is the longest-serving employee at Te Puia Māori Arts and Crafts Institute in Rotorua having served 50 years. Te Arawa refers to him as the master carver of our time, so Te Kāea took the time to catch up with him.

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    Three significant pou whakairo represent Te Arawa style of carving

    Three significant pou whakairo have been set up at the front entrance of the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute’s new Wānanga Precinct located at Te Puia in Rotorua.

  8. Video for Carvings restored as a symbol of Waikato chiefs mana
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    Carvings restored as a symbol of Waikato chiefs mana

    Four pou were rededicated today at the Auckland Domain. A symbol of Waikato Chief Pōtatau Te Wherowhero's power in Tāmaki Makau Rau.

  9. Video for Ngāti Porou whakairo book recognised at Ockham NZ Book Awards
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    Ngāti Porou whakairo book recognised at Ockham NZ Book Awards

    Two Ngāti Porou women have been recognised at the Ockham NZ Book Awards, the country's premier literary honours for works written by New Zealanders. Authored by Ngarino Ellis and photographed by Natalie Robertson, their book A Whakapapa of Tradition focuses on carved meeting houses within Ngāti Porou and was awarded a Judith Binney Best First Book Award for best-illustrated non-fiction.

  10. Video for Master carver concerned the art form of whakairo will be lost
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    Master carver concerned the art form of whakairo will be lost

    A master carver is concerned the traditional Māori art form is being lost because a lack of young people who are learning the craft. 

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