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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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