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Posts Tagged ‘ moko ’

Emotional welcome home for ancestral remains

Dec 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Lead Radio Story



Kuia’s photo returned – after half a century

May 20th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

The photo is one of two taken by Alister Grant at the opening of Waiwhetu Marae in 1960.

His family found them while sorting through his possessions after he moved into a retirement home, and decided to return them, reports GARETH WALLACE.



Kōiwi tangata: A long way home to where the heart is

Mar 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

When Te Papa brings home ancestral remains, it is a long process to ensure they reach the appropriate final resting place. AMANDA KIRBY reports.