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‘Bring back our pride’ – artist
Sculptor, artist and writer Mike Tavioni believes Cook Islanders need to regain a sense of pride in their country if public offi cials are required to speak conversational Maori at a high level. 17111902

If the Ministry of Cultural Development’s ambitious National Cultural Policy (NCP) is to succeed, Cook Islanders will first need to rediscover their sense of pride in their country, says legendary sculptor, artist and writer Mike Tavioni.

If the Ministry of Cultural Development’s ambitious National Cultural Policy (NCP) is to succeed, Cook Islanders will first need to rediscover their sense of pride in their country, says legendary sculptor, artist and writer Mike Tavioni.


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