RepatriationKaranga Aotearoa

In 2003, the government mandated Te Papa to develop a formal programme for the repatriation of kōiwi tangata (Māori skeletal remains) and kōimi tangata/kōimi tchakat (Moriori skeletal remains) from international institutions to iwi. Here you can learn about the repatriation process, see all the repatriations to date, and meet the team.