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  1. Video for Iwi revives ancient whaling traditions
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    Iwi revives ancient whaling traditions

    When a whale dies, traditions are upheld. Descendants of Rongomaiwahine in Mahia have taken the opportunity to revive ancient whale preservation practices almost lost through generations. 

  2. Video for Iwi mourns dead whale in Mahia
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    Iwi mourns dead whale in Mahia

    The sperm whale that stranded and later died at Mahia has been moved.  There were prayers and karanga this morning as onlookers sadly watched the carcass being moved from the north end of the peninsula.  

  3. Video for Sperm whale beached at Mahia
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    Sperm whale beached at Mahia

    An 18-metre Sperm whale washed-up opposite the Mahia Beach Holiday Park this morning.

  4. Video for Ngāti Wai team make preparations from stranded whale
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    Ngāti Wai team make preparations from stranded whale

    The Department of Conservation are working with local iwi to determine what will be done with a young sperm whale found stranded on Whangarei Harbour this morning.  The dead body of the whale was found on Marsden bank at the harbour entrance.

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    Māori-owned business Whale watch Kaikoura helps fund Harbour restoration

    Civil Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced additional funding of $700,000 for the restoration of Kaikōura Harbour, bringing the government’s total contribution to $5.7 million.

  6. Video for Community work together to help save stranded whales
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    Community work together to help save stranded whales

    Attempts to re-float the remaining stranded pilot whales at tonight's high tide at Farewell Spit near Golden Bay has been called off due to safety concerns.

  7. Video for Around 400 pilot whales stranded at Golden Bay
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    Around 400 pilot whales stranded at Golden Bay

    More than 400 pilot whales are stranded at Farewell Spit in Golden Bay. The Department of Conservation says more than half of them have died. 

  8. Video for Native Affairs - The Whale People
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    Native Affairs- The Whale People

    In 2014, forty Pilot whales stranded and died near Opotiki. Now the remains of those whales or tohora may unlock the secrets to whale strandings. Native Affairs received an exclusive invitation to visit one of the most significant whale research projects in the world. It's being led by a small iwi who've turned their marae into a science lab.

  9. Video for Exclusive - Iwi leads International Whale Project
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    Exclusive- Iwi leads International Whale Project

    One of the most significant international research projects into whales is being led by a Bay of Plenty iwi.

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    Whale with missing tail spotted off Kaikoura

    A humpback whale with most of its tail missing has been seen off Kaikoura.  

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