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Thursday 25 May 2017 | Published in Local

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Mamas left reeling after France visit
Royal Museums Greenwich director Dr Kevin Fewster welcomes the artists as they wait for a lunch to begin at the National Maritime Museum London, last month. 17052435

A group of elderly Cook Islands fabric artists are reeling after a long-awaited commemorative trip to London and France left them virtually penniless, distraught over having to forfeit their works of art because of unpaid accommodation and a litany of broken promises they claim were made by the trip organiser, artist Nia-Val Tali.

A group of elderly Cook Islands fabric artists are reeling after a long-awaited commemorative trip to London and France left them virtually penniless, distraught over having to forfeit their works of art because of unpaid accommodation and a litany of broken promises they claim were made by the trip organiser, artist Nia-Val Tali.


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