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  1. Video for Kaumātua say the context in which kapa haka is used has changed
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    Kaumātua say the context in which kapa haka is used has changed

    Kaumātua at Te Mana Kuratahi say that the context in which kapa haka is used has changed over the years. Te Kāea spoke to some kaumātua about the evolution of haka.

  2. Video for Battalion soldier William Hei Walker remembered as a man of integrity
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    Battalion soldier William Hei Walker remembered as a man of integrity

    Hundreds of mourners converged on Te Kaha's Te Ehutu marae to pay their final respects to the last Te Whānau ā Apanui 28th Māori Battalion, C Company veteran, William Hei Walker. His whānau say his legacy as a humble, hard working backbone of the community lives on.

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    Last Te Whānau-a-Apanui 28th Māori Battalion veteran passes away

    Hundreds of mourners are expected to pay their final respects to the last Te Whānau ā Apanui 28th Māori Battalion, Company C veteran, William Hei (Pom) Walker. The 94-year-old passed away Monday morning  (17th July) at Whakatāne hospital, surrounded by whānau. 

  4. Video for Kaumātua honoured posthumously for Corrections' work
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    Kaumātua honoured posthumously for Corrections' work

    The late Tihema 'Des' Ripi was honoured today by the Waitematā Road Policing Group for whom he served as the kaumātua until he passed away earlier this year. Inspector Trevor Beggs says he was the ultimate negotiator in conflict resolution.

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    Strengthening end of life care amongst whānau

    A new study from the University of Auckland is looking at traditional end-of-life Māori care customs that families draw on to strengthen their end-of-life caregiving activities and support palliative care services. New Zealand's leading palliative care researcher Dr Tess Moeke-Maxwell from the university's School of Nursing says this will have benefits for family carers, iwi and the health and palliative care sectors.

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    Kaumātua Kapa Haka event attracts performers from across Aotearoa

    The programme for this year's Kaumātua Kapa Haka two-day event has been posted and shows a strong line-up of performers from across Aotearoa.

  7. Video for Kapa Haka tutor agrees with new Māori dementia research
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    Kapa Haka tutor agrees with new Māori dementia research

    The tutor of Waikato Taniwharau Kaumātua Kapa Haka supports new research that Māori cultural performance and the Māori language may prevent dementia. Turongo Paki says some of their members have age-related forgetfulness and performing Māori dance keeps their minds engaged. 

  8. Video for Waka Huia stands strong 30 years on
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    Waka Huia stands strong 30 years on

    For thirty years Waka Huia has been capturing, promoting and preserving the most prized and personal stories from within Māori communities on the silver screen, and after thousands of episodes, it is still going strong.

  9. Video for Should Māori receive superannuation at a lower age?
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    Should Māori receive superannuation at a lower age?

    The age for superannuation in New Zealand will be going up. The Prime Minister announced the change in the past hour and a half. But the elderly won't be affected in the foreseeable future.  

  10. Video for Free AAA screening aimed to save Māori lives
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    Free AAA screening aimed to save Māori lives

    The Waitemata DHB is leading a screening pilot programme to address Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Māori. AAA is a disease in which the main artery in the abdomen becomes enlarged and, with time, it can burst with fatal consequences.

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