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Waikato ex-pats living in Australia return for Koroneihana celebrations

By Mānia Clarke

Thousands of Waikato-Tainui descendants live in Australia but every year a contingent return home for the annual celebrations for the Coronation of the reigning Māori monarch. They gathered at Hopuhopu ahead of King Tuheitia Pootatau Te Wherowhero VII's 11th Coronation which officially begins tomorrow. 

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Native Affairs - Language Matters

By Native Affairs

It wasn't so long ago that many of this country's First Peoples were banned from and often punished for speaking their native language. Now some schools in New South Wales are hoping to reverse the damage. NITV's Rachael Hocking visited Woolgoolga High on the state's mid-north coast, where Gumbaynggirr is part of the curriculum.


New He Ao Kotahi web series explores similarities between Māori & other indigenous cultures

By Dean Nathan

There will be an official launch in Northland this evening for a new web series known as He Ao Kotahi.  This particular series follows a local Waitangi-based artist Paitangi Ostick who recently travelled to Palestine to meet the indigenous peoples and experience their culture and its similarities to our own.