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Te Ara Taonga

Te Ara Taonga is the framework for how we and other cultural sector agencies work together with iwi to support their cultural and heritage aspirations. 
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Treaty settlement agreements

We work with iwi Māori on partnership agreements and commitments relating to iwi Māori taonga and heritage aspirations.
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Taonga tūturu

Find out about the process of finding taonga, the trade of taonga, and taonga conservation projects around the country.  
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Mātauranga Māori Te Awe Kōtuku programme

This programme provides $24.5 million to fund at least 18 diverse initiatives which will support iwi, hapū, whānau and Māori communities to safeguard at-risk mātauranga.