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Tony Watkins

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Design for Peace Print E-mail

From a Pacific Perspective: Design is a Pathway to Peace.

by Tony Watkins 1




The most peaceful people on earth Print E-mail
ImageOn Tuesday 17 June 2008 the Te Papa Marae, Wellington, was video linked to the Kopinga Marae in Rekohu (the Chatham Islands) for New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Helen Clark, to announce a NZ$6,000.000 grant to the Te Keke Tura Moriori Trust “to preserve, revive, support and promote” Moriori identity. She also formally recognised Moriori as a “foundation people”.