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    Pākehā who stole Māori identities for race-baiting flyers revealed

    Artist Nichola Romney and wharfie Alan Clarke can now be named as the pair who falsely used the identities of two Māori to make it look like it was them delivering a politically charged message.

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    'Nut job' Canadian ordered from Bali after desecrating haka atop sacred mountain

    A Canadian self-proclaimed ‘wellness guru’ is set to be deported from Bali after desecrating the ka mate haka, while fully naked on top of one of Indonesia’s most sacred maunga.

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    ‘Just wrong!’ Fury over online retailer putting Māori whakairo on bedspread

    An online retailer has sparked outrage by co-opting the image of a Māori whakairo from outside Te Puia Arts and Culture centre in Rotorua for a bed linen set.

  4. Video for Indigenous online marketplace to teach world about cultural appropriation
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    Indigenous online marketplace to teach world about cultural appropriation

    Owners of the first global indigenous online marketplace 5000 Tribes are hoping the platform will teach the world about cultural misappropriation.

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    'Cultural appropriation should not deter Māori from embracing moko'

    Māori are condemning an online website that is selling the images of Māori men and women with facial moko. Featured in the photos is Shane Te Ruki of Ngāti Maniapoto, who says it’s not the first time he’s experienced cultural appropriation or racism because of his appearance.

  6. Video for Spanish label with  Māori-inspired clothing comes under fire
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    Spanish label with Māori-inspired clothing comes under fire

    Kimoa's latest ad displays models wearing painted on moko and the female model performing what appears to be a pukana and whātero.

  7. Video for Award-winning artist slammed for Māori cultural appropriated artwork
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    Award-winning artist slammed for Māori cultural appropriated artwork

    Canterbury-based artist Rhonye McIlroy received backlash for her sexualised and colonised themed artwork, an overall insulting attempt to create Māori art.

  8. Video for Intellectual property laws require update to protect Māori cultural practices
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    Intellectual property laws require update to protect Māori cultural practices

    There has been a major outcry and backlash from the Māori community regarding the constant misuse of Māori taonga on objects such as beer bottles, paintings and prints by the hands of non-Māori. However, what is intellectual property and how can Māori regain theirs?

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    Cultural appropriation provokes deep personal reflection

    Renowned Māori artist Robyn Kahukiwa has had one of her copyrighted images used illegally, to promote a t-shirt. The post has the words, "Wahine Toa, 'Warrior Women',  as well as 'Paying Homage to Indigenous Queens everywhere'. Ironically, the post fails to mention or acknowledge Robyn Kahukiwa.

  10. Video for Māori artist shocked to find her art already being sold online
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    Māori artist shocked to find her art already being sold online

    Palmerston North-based freehand artist Danni Ruakere made her passion for art her main source of income after she went on maternity leave with her daughter over a year ago. However, she was shocked to find that her art pieces were already being sold on Facebook by someone else.

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