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Significant gift on the agenda for Iwi delegation’s UN visit Shadow

Sixty-eight iwi have maintained their staunch support for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) at Waitangi on 5 February 2016, with an iwi delegation set to visit the United Nations in New York later this week.

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‘Māori Boy Genius’ brings his knowledge to Rotorua Shadow

From the prestigious halls of Yale University to the steamy valley paths of Te Puia | New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI), ‘Māori Boy Genius’, Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti has taken on a role at the institute to share Māori culture with the world. 

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São Paulo to get a taste of kiwi haka Shadow

Brazil is about to get a real cultural flavor of New Zealand with a special kapa haka (Māori dance group) performance at a Designer Tours tourism roadshow in São Paulo in March.

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Living Kiwi culture on display to the world Shadow

Māori culture is set to be showcased on the world stage once again through a living art exhibition, Tuko Iho, on display in South America for the very first time this month.

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New student intake at NZMACI Shadow

The New Year has brought a new generation of carvers to the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) where they will learn the time-honoured tradition at the institute’s Te Wānanga Whakairo Rākau (National Wood Carving School) at Te Puia in Rotorua.

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Māori exhibition showcased to the world Shadow

The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute’s (NZMACI) Tuku Iho Exhibition continues its mission to inform and engage cultures around the world this month, with the exhibition set to open on 8 August in the state of Penang, Malaysia.

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School holidays in the pā Shadow

At Rotorua’s Te Puia these school holidays, manuhiri (visitors) can step back in time and experience what Māori life might have been like to live in a pā (village) setting during pre-European times

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New year brings new life for historic Māori treasure Shadow

The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) has embarked on a significant project to restore a historical pātaka (storehouse) that was originally built in 1902 for the 1906-07 New Zealand International Exhibition in Hagley Park, Christchurch.

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