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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  4. 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. 

  5. 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.

  6. Video for Native Affairs – Edged Out
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    Native Affairs – Edged Out

    Poroporo residents near Whakatane feel they were forgotten by authorities during and after the Bay of Plenty floods last month. The community flooded first before Edgecumbe but few noticed or helped them.

  7. Video for Boil water notice remains for rural BOP communities post Cyclone Cook
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    Boil water notice remains for rural BOP communities post Cyclone Cook

    Rural areas in the Whakatāne district have been resilient following Cyclone Cook.  Multiple areas are under a boil water notice due to the risk of contamination.  In Taneatua and other towns, water tanks and porta-loos have also been provided for the residents by the local council.

  8. Video for Edgecumbe residents have huge concerns about looting
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    Edgecumbe residents have huge concerns about looting

    Some Edgecumbe residents were able to return to their homes to collect much-needed items today.  For those that heard the announcement at Rautahi Marae in Kawerau, it is what they have wanted to hear since having been evacuated from the township. 

  9. Video for Edgecumbe residents still unable to return home
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    Edgecumbe residents still unable to return home

    Evacuated residents may have to wait up to ten days to return to their flooded homes. While the Whakatāne Regional Council deal with sewerage and water contamination issues, other Edgecumbe locals may have to evacuate as floodwaters flow through.

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    Police seek witnesses following Whakatāne gang incident

    Police want to speak with anyone who may have film recordings of the gang funeral procession which travelled from Kawerau to Whakatāne on Tuesday afternoon. 

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