12 May 2016

Māori skull to be returned from Scotland

4:48 pm on 12 May 2016

A Māori skull which has been held in a Scottish museum for more than 130 years is being returned to New Zealand.

The planned convention centre is tipped to have a similar impact for Wellington as Te Papa.

The skull will be handed over to a delegation from Te Papa. Photo: 123RF

It was donated to the Falconer Museum, in Moray, in 1883 but is only thought to have been on display for a short time.

The skull will be handed over to a delegation from Te Papa next Tuesday.

It is believed to have been taken from Waikouaiti.

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