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  1. Video for Ngati Awa appeals water bottling consent
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    Ngati Awa appeals water bottling consent

    Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, CEO Leonie Simpson says Creswell NZ's consent to expand its water bottling operation undermines her peoples "status as guardians and tangata whenua". The iwi is one of three groups who are appealing the Whakatāne District Council and the Bay of Plenty Regional council's decision.

  2. Video for Three iwi go kiwi
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    Three iwi go kiwi

    Three iwi-based groups have purchased one of New Zealand's largest kiwifruit portfolios.

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    Sisters doing it for their whānau

    The Demant sisters, Ruahei and Kiritapu, have been training with the Black Ferns with the hope they will one day both wear the black jersey.

  4. Video for Young swimmer aiming for the top
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    Young swimmer aiming for the top

    The 2018 AON National Age Group Championships are taking place at the Sir Owen G Glenn National Aquatic Centre in Albany. Amongst the many swimmers is a young Ngāti Awa and Maniapoto swimmer. 

  5. Video for New principal for TKKKM o Te Orini
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    New principal for TKKKM o Te Orini

    Te Kura Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Orini has recently welcomed their new principal, Taiarahia Melbourne after relocating to the Whakatāne beachside settlement of Coastlands.

  6. Video for Mahuta says government will consider legislating Māori Council seats
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    Mahuta says government will consider legislating Māori Council seats

    The Minister for Local Government Nanaia Mahuta says the government will consider legislating Māori seats on councils in the future. This follows the latest resolution by the Whakatāne District Council to establish one or more Māori Wards.

  7. Video for Kiingitanga and iwi join Te Kupenga battle commemorations
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    Kiingitanga and iwi join Te Kupenga battle commemorations

    In a first the Kiingitanga and iwi from around the motu commemorated the 152nd anniversary of the battle at Te Kupenga a Taramainuku today, where some 245,000 acres' of land was confiscated by the Crown.

  8. Video for Ngāti Awa prepare for Te Kupenga commemorations
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    Ngāti Awa prepare for Te Kupenga commemorations

    Ngāti Awa are preparing to commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the Te Kupenga battle which resulted in 'some 245,000 acres' of Ngāti Awa land being confiscated by the Crown.

  9. Video for Ngāti Awa CEO encourages Māori to vote for Māori seats on council
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    Ngāti Awa CEO encourages Māori to vote for Māori seats on council

    Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa CEO Leonie Simpson says voters may not see any benefit from Māori seats on the Whakatāne District Council, but says the seats allow iwi to be part of council decision-making.

  10. Video for Ngāi Taiwhakaea win the bid to buy land however it is bittersweet
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    Ngāi Taiwhakaea win the bid to buy land however it is bittersweet

    More than one hundred descendants of Ngāi Taiwhakaea hapū of Ngāti Awa gathered in a peaceful protest as shareholders from the Whakatāne Golf Club vote to sell a piece of their land which was originally occupied by local Māori before the land wars.

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