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Air New Zealand tohu recognises fluency in te reo Māori

4 December 2020

Air New Zealand have a new initiative on board allowing passengers to identify which airline staff speak fluent te reo Māori, thanks to a special new tohu (emblem) for their uniform.

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Uncompromising in quality and uniquely Māori, āhua offers a wide ranging collection of taonga Māori (art treasures) from Māori artists and practitioners throughout Aotearoa.

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Tuku Iho

An exhibition of time-honoured Māori artworks, Tuku Iho | Living Legacy features more than 80 pieces of art created in an array of mediums at NZMACI. Tuku iho also includes a living culture component, with kapa haka, carvers and Tā moko artists providing demonstrations alongside. The exhibition is a core representation of NZMACI’s work to promote, preserve and perpetuate Māori culture, enabling visitors to connect to the art and the people it comes from.



Established under an initial Act of Parliament in 1926 and combined with Te Whakarewarewa Valley’s tourism interests with the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute Act (1963), NZMACI is dedicated to maintaining, preserving and perpetuating Māori art forms for future generations.  

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