Stuff New Zealand: Iwi wants to protect and own their memories with archive partnership

Stuff New Zealand: Iwi wants to protect and own their memories with archive partnership. Iwi is a way to describe a particular kind of Māori group. I think in America a similar word would be tribe. “Ngāi Tahu has leased state-of-the-art office and archive space to store its historical papers and research the history of the tribe in a bid to ‘own their own memory’. The iwi has taken out a three-year lease on space in an Archives New Zealand building in Christchurch. The building houses hundreds of boxes of iwi files dating back to the 1940s, with 4000 boxes of files being sorted for possible future storage at the facility.”

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