Story: Māori and museums – ngā whare taonga

Te Māori at the National Museum, 1986

Te Māori at the National Museum, 1986

This was the leading party for the pōwhiri (welcome) the opening of Te Māori: Te Hokinga Mai (the return home) at the National Museum in Wellington on 16 August 1986.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1986/3998

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Paora Tapsell, 'Māori and museums – ngā whare taonga - Te Māori and its impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/44094/te-maori-at-the-national-museum-1986 (accessed 15 November 2019)

Story by Paora Tapsell, published 22 Oct 2014