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  1. Video for Iwi researchers, scientists study natural disasters
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    Iwi researchers, scientists study natural disasters

    Geologists and volcanologists today met with iwi researchers at Tangatarua Marae in Rotorua to better understand, prepare and respond to natural disasters. 

  2. Video for Native Hawaiians consider volcanic eruptions a 'rebirth'
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    Native Hawaiians consider volcanic eruptions a 'rebirth'

    The recent volcanic eruptions from Mount Kilauea in Hawai'i are a sign of spiritual reconnection to traditional deities for the native people of the Big Island. 

  3. Video for Hundreds attend Wahine disaster 50th commemorations
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    Hundreds attend Wahine disaster 50th commemorations

    Hundreds gathered at Wellington's Eastbourne dawn service to remember the more than 50 lives lost five decades ago in the Wahine disaster. 

  4. Video for Wahine disaster remembered 50 years on
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    Wahine disaster remembered 50 years on

    Today marks 50 years since the country's most tragic maritime disaster when the Wahine ferry struck Barrett Reef in Wellington Harbour and sank.

  5. Video for The Edgecumbe floods: one year on
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    The Edgecumbe floods: one year on

    More than ten families are still waiting to return to their homes one year on from the Edgecumbe floods.

  6. Video for Taiwan officials concerned post-earthquake
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    Taiwan officials concerned post-earthquake

    The 6.4 magnitude earthquake which struck near the coast of Taiwan has caused major problems for the city of Hualien leaving about 40,000 homes without water and causing one of the hotels to topple, killing two people.

  7. Video for NZ emergency phone alert testing rolls out this weekend
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    NZ emergency phone alert testing rolls out this weekend

    New Zealanders can expect an emergency phone alert from Civil Defence on their cell phones this Sunday as part of a live nationwide testing regime for emergency alerts, and it's something New Zealanders can't opt out of.

  8. Video for Winston speaks to Pike River Mine families ahead of coalition talks
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    Winston speaks to Pike River Mine families ahead of coalition talks

    NZ First leader Winston Peters has spoken to the family members of those lost to the Pike River Mine incident ahead of his talks with National leader Bill English and Labour leader Jacinda Ardern.

  9. Video for Marae band together to support flood-affected whānau
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    Marae band together to support flood-affected whānau

    As Cyclone Cook makes its way through the central North Island, many marae in the Eastern Bay of Plenty are banding together to offer support to whānau affected by the recent floods.

  10. Video for The 49th anniversary of the Wahine Disaster
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    The 49th anniversary of the Wahine Disaster

    49 years ago today, on the 10th of April 1968, the passenger ferry Wahine, buffeted by gale-force winds, ran aground on Barrett Reef at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, listed, and then sank. Fifty-one of the 734 passengers and crew on the Wahine died that day, most of them on the rocks at Pencarrow on the Eastbourne coast. Another two died later from their injuries.

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