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  1. Video for “I don't trust Pouhere Taonga” on the return of Hinemihi whare
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    “I don't trust Pouhere Taonga” on the return of Hinemihi whare

    130 years after being sold to Britain, a dispute over the return of carvings from the Hinemihi meeting house in London has erupted. One descendant of the original ancestor is claiming that they are being locked out of discussions. Te Ohu Wi Kingi, is a direct descendant of the original owner of Hinemihi, Aporo Te Wharekaniwha. Te Wharekaniwha commissioned Hinemihi to be built. It was originally situated on his whānau block.

  2. Video for Tuku Iho | Living Legacy Exhibition returns to China
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    Tuku Iho | Living Legacy Exhibition returns to China

    Māori culture took centre stage in Shanghai China over the weekend with the official opening of the Tuku Iho | Living Legacy exhibition.  The event also marked the start of New Zealand Week - a week dedicated to shining the spotlight on culture, products and creativity from Aotearoa.

  3. Video for Whānau call for stop to misuse of Māori taonga
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    Whānau call for stop to misuse of Māori taonga

    Descendants of Herepo Rongo and Kirikino Epiha are outraged at the misappropriate use of the portraits of their ancestors.

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    Connecting Pacific communities through their taonga

    Since 2016, more than 5,600 Pacific taonga have been shared with Pacific communities as a part of the Auckland Museum's Pacific Collections Access Project (PCAP). Auckland Museum Tumuaki - Director of Māori and Pacific Development Linnae Pohatu says these objects are now much richer because they have been re-connected to their people through this work.

  5. Video for First Māori king's flag returned to the Kīngitanga
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    First Māori king's flag returned to the Kīngitanga

    On Thursday morning a special service was held at Trinity Church Chaderal in Auckland to return a pall from the first Māori king to the Kīngitanga by the Anglican Church. The oldest son of Kīngi Tūheitia went to collect the pall on behalf of his father. Kawe Roes was there. 

  6. Video for Te Rarawa taonga returns from overseas exhibition
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    Te Rarawa taonga returns from overseas exhibition

    One of Te Rarawa's most prized taonga and New Zealand's oldest wooden carving, the 'Tangonge' has returned home after its 10-month journey with the Oceania exhibition in London and Paris.

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    Stolen pounamu returned to bereaved mother

    A large pounamu that was stolen from the headstone of Isachaar Smith-Craig's grave in Mangaroa Cemetery near Hastings has been returned, according to his mother.

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    Kīngitanga heirloom exhibition up for award

    The Te Paki o Matariki: 160 Years of the Kiingitanga Exhibition has been named as a finalist in the NZ Museum Awards.   

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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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