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    Gisborne parade to honour Māori Pioneer Battalion

    An Honour Guard of 100 men will march through the town to mark 100 years since the Hui Aroha was held there to welcome home Māori Pioneer Battalion soldiers from the First World War.

  2. Video for Māori King's momentous visits in first trip to Italy
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    Māori King's momentous visits in first trip to Italy

    The Māori King, Potatau Te Wherowhero VII Tuheitia Paki has been making international headlines with his recent visit to Italy.  

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    From Te Tai Tokerau all the way to Italy

    34 students and staff from the Leadership Academy of A Company, based in Whāngārei, are on the trip of a lifetime retracing the footsteps of their koroua who fought in World War II.

  4. Video for B Company captain's heroics remembered 75 years on
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    B Company captain's heroics remembered 75 years on

    The heroics of Te Arawa B Company leader, Captain Materehua Monty Wikiriwhi, have been remembered 75 years on at the Cassino railway station in Italy.

  5. Video for Last B Company vet returns to Monte Cassino
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    Last B Company vet returns to Monte Cassino

    The last surviving veteran of The 28th Māori Battalion's B Company has returned to Monte Cassino, Italy to pay his respects to his fallen comrades.  

  6. Video for Pukeahu remembers Māori Battalion Cassino campaign
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    Pukeahu remembers Māori Battalion Cassino campaign

    It’s been 75 years since one of the 28th Māori Battalion's bloodiest campaigns, in Cassino, Italy.  Descendants in Wellington who could not make it to the Italy commemorations paid tribute at the Pukeahu War Memorial.

  7. Video for He Rau Mahara arrives to Firenze cemetery
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    He Rau Mahara arrives to Firenze cemetery

    The group He Rau Mahara has arrived at a cemetery in Firenze where they are paying their respects to the lives of the soldiers of the 28th Māori Batalion whom perished at the end of WWII. 

  8. Video for Pilgrimage to honour the 28 begins
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    Pilgrimage to honour the 28 begins

    Today a large contingent of over 100 Māori descendants whose forefathers fought in each of the four companies of the 28, departed our shores on a pilgrimage to honour the bravery and sacrifice of our men.

  9. Video for Remembering their tipuna koroua who went to war
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    Remembering their tipuna koroua who went to war

    Eighty volunteers from around the country are in camp in Tūranga this weekend as part of a 100-man guard of honour that will commemorate 100 years since the return of the NZ Māori Pioneer Battalion from WWI.

  10. Video for C Company's Epineha 'Pine' Ratapu reflects on his full life
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    C Company's Epineha 'Pine' Ratapu reflects on his full life

    Epineha Ratapu, better known to family and friends as 'Pine', is the last surviving member of C Company. He was born 25 January 1922 in Tokomaru Bay on the East Coast and was 14 years old when he went to war.   

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