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    ‘We’ve been downtrodden for a long time’- Māori Battalion's last survivor

    Sir Robert Gillies was dubbed with a sword today, becoming a knight and, while it's a cause of celebrations for Māori, for Sir Robert, it merely reinforces his goal of seeking justice for the 28th

  2. Video for Crown apology to Māori Battalion ‘a matter for the Waitangi Tribunal’
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    Crown apology to Māori Battalion ‘a matter for the Waitangi Tribunal’

    The last surviving member of the Māori Battalion, Tā Bom Gillies, believes an apology to the Māori Battalion is required for the way the returned servicemen were treated on their return from war.

  3. Video for Te Ao with Moana, Series 4 Episode 8
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    Te Ao with Moana, Series 4 Episode 8

    A special interview with Sir Robert 'Bom' Gillies, the last living member of the 28th Māori Battalion.

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    500 Māori Battalion medals still with NZDF

    The lawyer who has been on a years long mission to reunite whānau with their missing WWII medals is renewing his call for descendants of the 28th Māori Battalion to apply to receive their ancestors' unclaimed war medals.

  5. Video for Thousands commemorate ANZACs in services across motu
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    Thousands commemorate ANZACs in services across motu

    Thousands have gathered across Aotearoa to commemorate ANZAC day with the Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Hine) paying tribute to the more than 250,000 New Zealanders who have served overseas, and highlighting concerns about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

  6. Video for Search for whānau of 500 Māori Battalion soldiers who never received war medals
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    Search for whānau of 500 Māori Battalion soldiers who never received war medals

    David Stone, Te Ao Tapatahi, 2020.  Source / File

  7. Video for Māori Battalion soldier remembered after liberating concentration camp in northern Italy
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    Māori Battalion soldier remembered after liberating concentration camp in northern Italy

    The Holocaust saw more than 11 million lives lost at the hands of German forces in World War II. 

  8. Video for Last Māori Battalion soldier accepts knighthood in honour of comrades
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    Last Māori Battalion soldier accepts knighthood in honour of comrades

    96-year-old Robert Nairn Gillies (Ngāti Whakaue) will be honoured with a knighthood for services to Māori and war commemorations.

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