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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Video for Students back Te Awanuiārangi push for indigenous-university status
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    Students back Te Awanuiārangi push for indigenous-university status

    Some Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi students are backing the wānanga's push to be recognised as an indigenous university, despite opposition from mainstream universities. 

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    First steps taken towards Māori co-investment fund

    A fund which would see Māori organisations working together to invest in New Zealand businesses is a step closer today with the announcement of a partnership project between He kai kei aku ringa – the Crown-Māori Economic Partnership, Ngāti Awa Group Holdings Limited (NAGHL) and the New Zealand Superannuation Fund.

  5. Video for He Maimai Aroha - Akeila Araroa-Waerea
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    He Maimai Aroha- Akeila Araroa-Waerea

    The Māori community is mourning the shock loss of 20-year-old Akeila Araroa-Waerea, a young mother who was renowned for her vibrant smile, soulful voice and strong kapa haka skills.

  6. Video for No iwi representation on Edgecumbe's flood review panel
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    No iwi representation on Edgecumbe's flood review panel

    The three-piece independent panel responsible for the review into last month’s flood of Edgecumbe will be void of iwi representation. Panel Chair Sir Michael Cullen says this is due to a conflict of interest.

  7. Video for Native Affairs - Ngāti Awa Volunteer Army
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    Native Affairs- Ngāti Awa Volunteer Army

    When the Edgecumbe flood struck last month Winnie and Simon Geddes went in search of the Civil Defence manual to find out how best to organise a volunteer army. They found nothing, so they worked late into the night to formulate an iwi based manual.

  8. Video for Iwi step in to help flood victims
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    Iwi step in to help flood victims

    Edgecumbe is in clean up mode as more residents return home.  The first lot of volunteers gave a helping hand to those cleaning their homes.  The initiative between Ngāti Awa, Regional Councils and local groups had 80 volunteers help out in Edgecumbe today.

  9. Video for Gottfried Lindauer originals stolen in a ram raid style art heist
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    Gottfried Lindauer originals stolen in a ram raid style art heist

    A pair of Gottfried Lindauer originals were stolen in a ram raid style art heist in the early hours of this morning at the International Art Centre in Parnell Auckland. The paintings had an estimated joint value of close to $1 million dollars.

  10. Video for Sawmill workers against poisons advocate dies at 70
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    Sawmill workers against poisons advocate dies at 70

    Hohepa Joseph Harawira QSM, advocate for Sawmill Workers against poisons (SWAP) died yesterday.  For more than two decades, Harawira of Ngāti Awa worked tirelessly in order to achieve medical support for sawmill workers exposed to dioxins such as PCP.  Today he was brought onto his marae, Te Whare o Toroa near Whakatāne.

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