International repatriation
Te whakahoki tūpuna mai i rāwāhi

Returning Māori ancestral remains to Aotearoa New Zealand.

Te Papa has returned over 400 Māori ancestors to AotearoaAotearoa New Zealand by repatriating ancestral remains, including toi mokotoi moko tattooed preserved heads, from around the world.

International repatriations to date

This record includes international repatriations carried out prior to the establishment of our dedicated Karanga Aotearoa Repatriation Programme.

2016

National Museum of Natural History,...

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Neke atu i te 400 ngā tūpuna kua whakahokia mai e Te Papa ki Aotearoa. He nui tonu ngā kōiwi, ngā toi moko kei ngā kohinga taonga kei rāwāhi e mau ana, kei ngā kohinga puta noa i te ao.

Ngā tūpuna kua whakahokia mai

E rārangi mai ana te whakahokinga mai o ngā tūpuna i rāwāhi (kua rārangi mai hoki ngā tūpuna nō mua noa atu i a Karanga Aotearoa).

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2016

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Washington D.C

United States of America

 

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