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  1. Video for Māori schools pay tribute to fallen soldiers in Italy
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    Māori schools pay tribute to fallen soldiers in Italy

    Te Aute College and Te Kura Mana Māori o Whangaparāoa are in Italy and have joined forces to pay tribute to the fallen Māori Battalion soldiers who fought there during WWII.

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    Italian Ambassador inspires Māori students

    Students from Te Kura Mana Māori o Whangaparāoa were pleasantly surprised when they visited the NZ embassy in Italy and met the ambassador. “He’s Māori, just like us,” says Zharn Pokoati after meeting Patrick Rata. “It showed us this is something we can do if we wanted to.”

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    C Company descendants support A Company memorial house

    The Waitangi National Trust is looking to build a memorial house for the 28th Māori Battalion at Waitangi.  However, not all tribes support the idea.

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    Remembrance trees planted at Hukarere Girls College

    Associate Forestry Minister Meka Whaitiri planted trees at Hukarere Girls College today, in celebration of Matariki Tū Rākau and as part of the government's One Billion Trees programme. 

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    "More needs to be done" to promote mental health in returned servicemen

    The President of the 28 Māori Battalion Association in Northland says that "more needs to be done" to psychologically cater for returned servicemen struggling with the after-effects of warfare.

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    Too high a price for 28th Māori Battalion

    To the Hawke's Bay region. Robert Gillies is the last surviving veteran of B Company, having enlisted in Rotorua at 17 years old. Affectionately known as 'Bon', he was born in Waimarama, in which, their local marae paid tribute to him.

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    A story to remember

    Kerera Morgan tells the story of her great grandfather’s damaged medals.  The Auckland student visited the Royal New Zealand Air Force base at Whenuapai to repair the medals of James Jellicoe Hunt.

  8. Video for B Company veteren to attend Italian doco premiere
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    B Company veteren to attend Italian doco premiere

    B Company veteran Robert Gillies, of the 28th Māori Battalion, is one of the guests that will be attending the premier of "Kia Ora" an Italian documentary on the Māori Battalion's campaign in Italy WWII. 

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    Canterbury marae remembers their fallen heroes

    The Ngāi Tūāhuriri Marae of Tuahiwi in North Canterbury will commemorate their ancestors who fought in World Wars I and II tomorrow. Over 20 fallen veterans will be honoured at their annual afternoon memorial service, held at the marae cemetery of Uruti.

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    Final salute for last Māori Battalion officer

    More than two hundred people, including dignitaries and members of parliament, paid their respects to the last officer of the 28th Māori Battalion, who died on Friday.

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