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  1. Video for Farewells flow for Epineha 'Pine' Ratapu
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    Farewells flow for Epineha 'Pine' Ratapu

    One of he last soldiers of the 28th Māori Battalion, and the last remaining member of C Company, Epineha Ratapu of Ngāti Porou, has died, aged 98. 

  2. Video for A search for fallen Northern Māori Battalion soldiers begins
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    A search for fallen Northern Māori Battalion soldiers begins

    The search is on for the families of those soldiers of A Company of the 28th Maori Battalion who were killed and went missing in action. The exercise is part of a research project aimed at reviving the memories and information of the sons who failed to return home.

  3. Video for Māori Battalion Hall sadly empty for ANZAC
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    Māori Battalion Hall sadly empty for ANZAC

    Today will be one of the first times in a long time that the Māori Battalion Hall in Palmerston North is empty on ANZAC Day.

  4. Video for Undying love for Te Poho o Rawiri Pā on ANZAC
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    Undying love for Te Poho o Rawiri Pā on ANZAC

    A prominent Tūranganui a Kiwa marae, designed to commemorate its various war campaigns, is preparing to deliver 16,000 kai parcels to 58 marae across the region.

  5. Video for War historian writes new war novel series dedicated to tīpuna
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    War historian writes new war novel series dedicated to tīpuna

    Ahead of Anzac Day tomorrow, Maori Battalion historian Dr Monty Soutar reveals to Te Ao Māori News his upcoming 3 part series of novels based on Māori tribal warfare and the journey that brought iwi together for another cause. 

  6. Video for Last surviving members of 28th Māori Battalion honoured this Anzac Day
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    Last surviving members of 28th Māori Battalion honoured this Anzac Day

    Mentor to the former executive 28 Māori Battalion Board Matt Te Pou says there are two surviving members, Robert Gillies and Epineha Ratapu, who represent the courage of all Māori soldiers who served.

  7. Video for 80th anniversary of day Māori Battalion first assembled
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    80th anniversary of day Māori Battalion first assembled

    Today marks the 80th anniversary of when the Māori Battalion first assembled in 1940 in Palmerston North. Ngāti Kauwhata descendant Hinemoana Durie says the history of the Māori Battalion remains an important part of the community.  

  8. Video for A Knight of the Italian Republic honours the 28th Māori Battalion
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    A Knight of the Italian Republic honours the 28th Māori Battalion

    The last surviving veteran of the 28th Māori Battalion’s B Company has been honoured by the Italian Government.

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    Planting natives to hold the land for future generations

    Takitimu Marae and urupā in Wairoa are at risk of erosion by the river, so the whanau are planting 5000 native trees to future-proof the riverbank and save the marae and tūpāpaku.

  10. Video for Inmates pay tribute to Māori Battalion veteran
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    Inmates pay tribute to Māori Battalion veteran

    A group of men from the Northland Regional Corrections Facility have performed a biographical play about Harding Waipuke Leaf (Hokianga), captain of the 28th Māori Battalion.

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