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Council votes on reinstating Endeavour replicas
One of Captain Cook's Endeavour replica will be installed in Uawa / Tolaga Bay.
Location of Endeavour replicas open for discussion
Community consultation on the location on the two new replicas of Captain James Cook's ship, Endeavour, replicas will take place this week at the Gisborne District Council, starting this evening. This follows a peaceful protest by tangata whenua and community members, who requested public consultation on what is acknowledged by the council as a contentious matter.
Te Tai Hauāuru MP on the Cook statue cover-up
Rangitīkei District Council has covered up a statue of Captain Cook in Marton to prevent it being vandalised.
Future of shrouded Captain Cook statue uncertain
But Te Rūnanga o Ngā Wairiki Ngāti Apa says removing statues and street names in isolation will simply put a band-aid over a chance to inform and educate communities on local history.
Cook statue in Tūranga vandalised yet again
The Captain Cook statue in Tūranga Gisborne has been vandalised yet again over the weekend, raising questions on whether or not it should be moved, following national and international movement to remove colonial statues as symbols of colonisation and oppression.
Tairāwhiti iwi object Captain Cook ship replica
Tairāwhiti iwi are calling on the Gisborne District Council to honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi and their partnership with iwi, following a decision by council to re-instal two new Endeavour replica monuments without public or iwi consultation.
History repeats with decision to rebuild replica Endeavour ships
Gisborne district councillors have voted to install two new replica ships of Captain Cook’s Endeavour, committing $28,000 of financial support for the build, while voting against consultation with Tairāwhiti iwi and the wider public.