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How Maori Stepped In to Save a Towering Tree Crucial to Their Identity

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — In an ancient grove in northern New Zealand, the mighty conifer known as Tāne Mahuta, lord…

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Revival for a Native New Zealand Group Pushed Close to Cultural Death

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — On the windswept coast of Chatham Island, about 500 miles east of mainland New Zealand, stands…

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In New Zealand, the Fishhook Pendant Called Hei Matau

The Maori, New Zealand’s Indigenous people, navigated to the country from Polynesia by sea, some arriving as early as the…

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A Maori tribe tells anti-vaccine protesters to stop performing their haka.

At demonstrations against pandemic restrictions last week in Wellington, the New Zealand capital, some protesters performed the ceremonial Maori ...

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New Zealand Attempts a Record-Setting ‘Vaxathon’

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Since New Zealand closed its borders in March 2020, setting the stage for one of the…

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