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Ancient adzes from Aitutaki returned

Wednesday 12 July 2017 | Published in Outer Islands

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Ancient adzes from Aitutaki returned
Ministry of Culture secretary Anthony Turua received the three artefacts which are bound for display in the National Museum from Pete Ashton, whose father George was gifted the treasures when he worked as the airport superintendant on Aitutaki in the 1960s. 17071002

Three priceless stone pre-European artefacts have been returned to the Cook Islands.

Three priceless stone pre-European artefacts have been returned to the Cook Islands.


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