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  1. Video for Te Puia Master Carver honoured for 50 years of service
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    Te Puia Master Carver honoured for 50 years of service

    New Zealand Māori Arts & Crafts Institute Master have acknowledged Master Carver of the National Wood Carving School, Clive Fugill for 50 years of service to the institution.  Mr Fugil (Ngāi Te Rangi) was one school's very first students who studied under famous Master Carver John Taiapa.

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    Native Affairs – The Carver

    It's taken forty years but master carver Matahi Brightwell has finally received a formal acknowledgment for his world famous Lake Taupo carvings. Local tourism companies have been taking paying visitors to the carvings for years but Matahi hasn't received a dollar. Now the Taupo District Council is working with Matahi to help preserve the carvings and the story behind them.

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    Native Affairs- Māori carvers receive apology from Taupō Mayor

    The Mayor of Taupō has apologised to master carver Matahi Brightwell and his team forty years after they created Lake Taupō’s iconic Māori rock carvings.

  4. Video for Book illustrates a century  of Nāti carving history
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    Book illustrates a century of Nāti carving history

    A book about the history of Ngāti Porou carving was launched in Auckland today. It explores the art form's rapid evolution over 100 years leading up to 1930 and the influence the Iwirakau Carving School had in the East Coast region.

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    Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival welcomes all cultures

    People of all cultures flocked to The Cloud on Queen's Wharf in Auckland City today for the inaugural Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival, where an array of Māori displays were on offer to entertain, educate and inspire the masses.

  6. Video for Ngā Ringa Raupā - O'Dell Toi
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    Ngā Ringa Raupā- O'Dell Toi

    Tonight's Matariki star has gained experience from the military and social services. 

  7. Video for Carving for Devonport's new library unveiled
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    Carving for Devonport's new library unveiled

    A second huge project for mana whenua carvers Ngā Whao Tapu o Tāmaki Makaurau, as the lintel was unveiled at the opening of Devonport's new library, Te Pātaka Kōrero o Te Hau Kapua.

  8. Video for Carved crozier with Māori designs returns to Northern iwi
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    Carved crozier with Māori designs returns to Northern iwi

    A crozier, carved with Māori designs, is to be returned to a Northern iwi after the staff was gifted to an Auckland Anglican Church nearly 100 years ago.

  9. Video for Great Barrier Island elders eagerly await completion of Kawa Marae - Feature
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    Great Barrier Island elders eagerly await completion of Kawa Marae- Feature

    Elders of Ngāti Rehua and Ngāti Wai of Great Barrier Island have long aspired to have a carved meeting house on their island. 

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