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  1. Video for Te Papa to reopen after its longest closure in 22-year history
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    Te Papa to reopen after its longest closure in 22-year history

    The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is set to re-open tomorrow after being closed due to the impact of COVID-19.

  2. Video for Public knowledge of NZ history more important than a public holiday - Kaawhia Te Muraahi
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    Public knowledge of NZ history more important than a public holiday- Kaawhia Te Muraahi

    Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon has revived a call to observe the New Zealand Wars as a public holiday, saying now is the right time to do so.

  3. Video for Wooden object 'taonga' discovered at Gisborne Airport Terminal
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    Wooden object 'taonga' discovered at Gisborne Airport Terminal

    Heritage New Zealand and a hapū of Rongowhakaata have assembled at Gisborne Airport after contractors working on the new extended terminal have uncovered part of a wooden object that may be a historic taonga.

  4. Video for Rangitāne prepare for Pūkaha's return
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    Rangitāne prepare for Pūkaha's return

    Rangitāne iwi are preparing for a major celebration next month, when the Crown is due to give back the Pūkaha reserve as part of their settlement redress.

  5. Video for  Te Pūtake o te Riri karakia honours ancestors
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    Te Pūtake o te Riri karakia honours ancestors

    More than 300 people woke in darkness, to make their way to the dawn service, a continuation of the Te Pūtake o te Riri celebrations.

  6. Video for Ngāti Hei commemorate the past and focus on the future
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    Ngāti Hei commemorate the past and focus on the future

    Today Ngāti Hei, welcomed the Hinemoana waka hourua and the three European ships, that are apart of the Tuia250 flotilla delegation, on to their whenua at Wharekaho.

  7. Video for Uawa Nui to Tahiti Nui: Tracing ancestral ties to Tupaia
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    Uawa Nui to Tahiti Nui: Tracing ancestral ties to Tupaia

    Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti are taking a 55-strong crew to Tahiti to maintain a cultural connection with the lineage of Tupaia, the Tahitian high priest and great ocean wayfinder who navigated the Endeavour from Tahiti to Aotearoa, where he was hosted by the native Hauiti people of Uawa.   

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    A celebration, or a commemoration?

    National MP Paul Goldsmith wants the fact that Māori and Pākehā did meet, "imperfections and all", to be celebrated through Tuia Encounters 250, which marks 250 years since the arrival of Captain Cook and the Endeavour. The Minister in charge of Tuia 250, Māori-Crown Relations Minister Kelvin Davis says it's a commemoration, not a celebration.

  9. Video for Endeavour replica reveals racism
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    Endeavour replica reveals racism

    A petition opposing a replica of the Endeavour coming to Aotearoa for the Tuia Encounters 250 commemorations is being shared online. The replica is part of a flotilla that will voyage around Aotearoa marking 250 years since the first encounters between Māori and Pākehā.

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    Story of Māori soldiers' WWI contribution told in new book

    The new book includes 1,000 illustrations and 600 pages outlining how more than 2,200 Māori served in the war, including soldiers from the Māori Battalion.

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