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  1. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Video for Te Kāea - He Maimai Aroha 2016
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    Te Kāea- He Maimai Aroha 2016

    As we farewell 2016 we remember the dearly departed. Those who armed themselves for the greater good, who were leaders in their own right and who taught us so much. Te Kāea would like to pay tribute to their passion, work and dedication.

  7. Video for Hundreds travel to mourn Māori Battalion veteran Nolan Raihania
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    Hundreds travel to mourn Māori Battalion veteran Nolan Raihania

    Today hundreds of people traveled to Pakirikiri Marae in Tokomaru Bay to pay tribute to the 28 Maori Battalion - C Company veteran Nolan Raihania. To many he worked tirelessly attending many gathering to represent the returned serviceman, but to his people he was a strong advocate in nurturing future leaders.  

  8. Video for East Coast mourn the loss of Nolan Raihania
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    East Coast mourn the loss of Nolan Raihania

    The East Coast mourn the loss of Returned Serviceman 28th Maori Battalion, C Company's Nolan (Noel) Tariho Rimitiriu Raihania. Nolan who was in his 90th Year was of Ngai Tamanuhiri, Rongomaiwahine and Ngati Porou descent.

  9. Video for Last Māori Battalion “Gum Digger” laid to rest
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    Last Māori Battalion “Gum Digger” laid to rest

    The NZ Defence Force official records confirm that Charlie Petera was the last remaining soldier of A Company of the 28th Māori Battalion.  Today, Charlie Petera was laid to rest at Perepetua cemetery in the Far North.

  10. Video for Māori Battalion veteran Charlie Petera mourned
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    Māori Battalion veteran Charlie Petera mourned

    Tonight is the last night of mourning for Charlie Petera (Ngāti Kurī), the last of the A Company veterans of the 28th Māori Battalion to have seen action overseas, who has died aged 92.

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