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  1. Video for Māori wards hikoi endorsed by former New Plymouth mayor
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    Māori wards hikoi endorsed by former New Plymouth mayor

    The establishment of a Māori ward in Whakatāne moved one step closer today as voters marched to the Whakatāne District Council to cast their vote. 

  2. Video for  Hikoi in support of Māori wards in Whakatāne
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    Hikoi in support of Māori wards in Whakatāne

     Whakatāne residents have taken to the streets today in a hikoi to support the establishment of Māori wards.

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    Homelessness growing in Whakatāne

    There are 53 homeless people in the township of Whakatāne and the number is growing according to Judy Turner, chair of a Whakatāne Steering committee on Homelessness. A drop-in centre has recently opened catering for homeless people.

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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.

  5. Video for Whakatāne District Council votes in favour of Māori Wards
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    Whakatāne District Council votes in favour of Māori Wards

    Whakatāne District Council elected members have voted in favour of a resolution that would enable the establishment of Māori wards. The elected members heard submissions from the public before deliberating and voting six to five in favour of supporting the introduction of one or more Māori wards.

  6. 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.

  7. Video for Ngāi Taiwhakaea protest for land ownership
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    Ngāi Taiwhakaea protest for land ownership

    Descendants of Ngāi Taiwhakaea stood in protest outside the Whakatāne Golf Club to oppose the sale of a block of land.

  8. 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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    Moko artist draws inspiration from Matariki

    In celebration of Matariki, talented Tūhoe artist, Te Haunui Tuna will be holding a tā moko workshop, giving a live demonstration for aspiring artists and the general Whakatāne public.

  10. Video for Support for new safer water by-laws in the Waiariki
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    Support for new safer water by-laws in the Waiariki

    New water safety by-laws have come into effect in the Waiariki region. Kiwi Rafting business Kaitiaki Adventures support the new by-laws which include changes to life jacket rules and the mandatory registration of jet skis and similar craft. 

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