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This Day - Māori Fashion Design Television (Full Length) – 1970 News/Current Affairs Arts/Culture Māori

This Day - Māori Fashion Design

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I commenced it three years ago when a lady approached me. She was going overseas promoting New Zealand...and she wanted her wardrobe to be of authentic Māori designs and I incorporated them into modern designs. But I don't think New Zealand was ready for it then. I was a little bit ahead of my time.
– Ann Rupe on incorporating traditional design with contemporary fashion