Homeward Bound

The Glasgow City Council has officially returned the preserved heads of three unidentified Maori warriors to delegates from Te Papa Tongarewa. The moko mokai had variously been gifted to the Scottish city by collectors of antiquities from as early as 1906. “We take it very, very seriously, and we are absolutely thrilled at the decision today to return the ancestors back to NZ,” said Te Papa representative James Te Puni.


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