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  1. Video for Planting natives to hold the land for future generations
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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.

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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.

  3. Video for 'A Company' aim to have battalion book finished by February
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    'A Company' aim to have battalion book finished by February

    Descendants of soldiers of the Māori Battalion's A Company gathered in Auckland today to honour their ancestors' sacrifices.  Some of their stories remain untold and families, who were present at the Ōrākei RSA, have begun the process of capturing the stories and whakapapa for a company book so that their memories may live on.

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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.

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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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.  

  9. 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.

  10. 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. 

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