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    Tangata Whenua was a groundbreaking six part documentary series that first screened in 1974. Historian Michael King was scriptwriter, interviewer and narrator. Each episode (remarkably screening in prime time on Sunday nights) chronicled a different iwi and included interviews with kaumatua - a first for NZ screens.

    Another in the series of Polynesian warrior figures by Michael Lothiam and Sam ʻOhu Gon. This intermediate draft does not include the bleached hair described in early accounts of Sāmoa.

    W. T. Benda - 1920

    Wilhelm Dittmer - Te Tohunga 1907 - Maui and Irawaru

    Stained Glass by angela_oxon

    Lisa Reihana | Mauhuika | colour photo on aluminium | 2001 | Auckland Art Gallery


    Shane Cotton

    Marquesan warrior on blue background with headpiece. na toa nukuhiwa 17 May by Goniagnostus, via Flickr



    My great great grandfather's sister

    Kakapo Recovery has been given valuable hi-definition video footage - shot by an Emmy award-winning crew on Whenua Hou/Codfish Island - to edit and use to promote the programme. Producer/Director Mark Zavad and cinematographer Edward Dadulak, have each won three Emmy awards for their individual work. The pair was given special permission to travel to Whenua Hou/Codfish Island in December, where they shot footage for a documentary featuring high-profile Los Angeles vet Dr Attila Molnar.

    Nuclear-free badges - New Zealand celebrates 25 years of nuclear free legislation!! So proud of this!!

    Buddhist Lantern Floating in Honolulu, HI

    USS Buchanan anti-nuclear cartoon - ‘Can’t understand all this fuss they’re making over radiation!’ On 4 February 1985 the Labour government refused the USS Buchanan entry to New Zealand ports on the grounds that the United States would neither confirm nor deny that the ship had nuclear capability.

    c. 1900 National Library NZ on The Commons

    ballings vv by greyherbert on Flickr #leaf #print #illustration #nature

    Ida Rentoul Outhwaite by sofi01, via Flickr

    Pou whenua.

    Portrait by Johnson Witehira, a Maori artist from New Zealand from his solo show "Ko Aotearoa Tenei" (This is New Zealand). One of a series of Captain James Cook www.madebyjohnson...