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  1. Video for Film documenting Māori stone carver wins at film festival
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    Film documenting Māori stone carver wins at film festival

    The film follows stone carver and traditional Māori artist Lewis Smith as he journeys along the ancient trails once used by his tūpuna to collect pakohe, also known as the rock argillite.

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    Dance performance shares stories of tūpuna, wāhine and warriors from Māori mythology

    The performance, choreographed by Sean MacDonald of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Raukawa, is called Ngā Wai, inspired from the sacred waters and whakapapa of Waimārama, his ancestral home in Hawke's Bay.

  3. Video for Nichola Te Kiri chosen to design new staff wardrobe at Auckland Museum
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    Nichola Te Kiri chosen to design new staff wardrobe at Auckland Museum

    Museum staff say Te Kiri has done an amazing job creating the design inspired by world-renowned Māori and Pacific collections at the museum.

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    Toi moko returned to Aotearoa, described as reconciliation for Māori

    The tūpuna (ancestors) began their journey home in ceremonies at the Berlin Ethnological Museum in Germany in October.

  5. Video for Tairāwhiti Arts Festival back to the future
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    Tairāwhiti Arts Festival back to the future

    The Tairāwhiti Arts Festival has found a way to connect its past with its digital future.

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    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.

  7. Video for Public statues should be kept to remind us about our history - professor
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    Public statues should be kept to remind us about our history- professor

    Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley says public statues and monuments should be kept, so people can be reminded about the good and bad events of New Zealand history.

  8. Video for Cook statue in Tūranga vandalised yet again
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    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.  

  9. Video for Aotearoa's colonial past still hotly disputed
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    Aotearoa's colonial past still hotly disputed

    The George Floyd protests have sparked a reaction around the world as protestors also reject the remnants of colonisation. 

  10. 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.

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