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  1. Video for The last officer of the 28th Māori Battalion has fallen
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    The last officer of the 28th Māori Battalion has fallen

    Lieutenant Alfred Preece, fondly known as Bunty, passed away this morning at his Chatham Island home. At 96 years of age, he was the last officer of the 28th Māori Battalion.

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    28th Māori Battalion Company D author highlights stark differences

    Ex-serviceman and historian Harawira Pearless is penning the first book regarding the 28th Māori Battalion's Delta Company. He says the tribal and also geographic differences compared to the other Companies is vast.

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    Historic 28th Battalion commemoration in Reefton

    In a historic first, the small South Island town of Reefton commemorated veterans of the 28th Māori Battalion.  Local Ngāi Tahu hapū were invited to lead commemorations for the first time.

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    Wellington commemorates Battle of El Alamein

    The 75th commemorations of the Second Battle of El Alamein, where more than 10,000 New Zealand soldiers were killed or injured, was held in Wellington today.

  5. Video for A trip to remember Captain Pekama Kaa of the Pioneer Māori Battalion
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    A trip to remember Captain Pekama Kaa of the Pioneer Māori Battalion

    Checking off a major item on the bucket list, descendants of a Ngāti Porou war hero are making their way over to visit the grave of their elder to celebrate his memory and realise an ambition that has been a lifetime in the making.

  6. Video for Battalion soldier William Hei Walker remembered as a man of integrity
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    Battalion soldier William Hei Walker remembered as a man of integrity

    Hundreds of mourners converged on Te Kaha's Te Ehutu marae to pay their final respects to the last Te Whānau ā Apanui 28th Māori Battalion, C Company veteran, William Hei Walker. His whānau say his legacy as a humble, hard working backbone of the community lives on.

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    Last Te Whānau-a-Apanui 28th Māori Battalion veteran passes away

    Hundreds of mourners are expected to pay their final respects to the last Te Whānau ā Apanui 28th Māori Battalion, Company C veteran, William Hei (Pom) Walker. The 94-year-old passed away Monday morning  (17th July) at Whakatāne hospital, surrounded by whānau. 

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    Historian appointed for Māori Battalion's D Company

    Ministers Hekia Parata and Maggie Barry have announced the new historian for the 28th Māori Battalion's D Company, Harawira Craig Pearless.

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    Urgent call for 28th Māori Battalion photos

    The author of a book that will capture the battle experience of the 28th Maori Battalion’s B-Company is calling for family descendants and relatives to help locate up to 400 photos of the 900 men who made up the company.

  10. Video for More material wanted for 28 Māori Battalion’s B Company Book
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    More material wanted for 28 Māori Battalion’s B Company Book

    Photos and information are still being sought for the book about soldiers who fought in the 28 Māori Battalion’s B Company.

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