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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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 http://www.madebyjohnson.co.nz/index/#/ko-aotearoa-tenei/

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