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  1. Video for Next steps in Pike River Mine recovery
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    Next steps in Pike River Mine recovery

    Further plans to complete the Pike River recovery have been released after a successful re-entry was made yesterday.

  2. Video for "Today’s milestone belongs to the families" - Pike River Mine re-entered
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    "Today’s milestone belongs to the families"- Pike River Mine re-entered

    The re-entry today comes after an eight-year battle by families to gain re-entry to the drift after being told numerous times by the previous government that it was too dangerous.

  3. Video for TE AO TĀUKIUKI: Māori newspapers report on Titanic disaster
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    TE AO TĀUKIUKI: Māori newspapers report on Titanic disaster

    On April 15th 1912, the world's largest and grandest ship sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on its fateful maiden voyage from England to America.  

  4. Video for Wahine Disaster: Koroua recalls helping survivors
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    Wahine Disaster: Koroua recalls helping survivors

    Today marks what has been described as the worst modern-day maritime disaster in the history of Aotearoa, the 1968 Wahine ferry disaster.

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    Homes evacuated after fire near Ahipara pā site

    The fire covered almost five hectares of land in Ahipara this morning in the vicinity of Maunga Perehere Pā.

  6. Video for Thousands of 1918 flu pandemic victims listed online
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    Thousands of 1918 flu pandemic victims listed online

    This year marks a century since the 1918 flu pandemic killed an estimated 9,000 New Zealanders, including around 2,000 Māori.

  7. Video for Iwi researchers, scientists study natural disasters
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    Iwi researchers, scientists study natural disasters

    Geologists and volcanologists today met with iwi researchers at Tangatarua Marae in Rotorua to better understand, prepare and respond to natural disasters. 

  8. Video for Native Hawaiians consider volcanic eruptions a 'rebirth'
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    Native Hawaiians consider volcanic eruptions a 'rebirth'

    The recent volcanic eruptions from Mount Kilauea in Hawai'i are a sign of spiritual reconnection to traditional deities for the native people of the Big Island. 

  9. Video for Hundreds attend Wahine disaster 50th commemorations
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    Hundreds attend Wahine disaster 50th commemorations

    Hundreds gathered at Wellington's Eastbourne dawn service to remember the more than 50 lives lost five decades ago in the Wahine disaster. 

  10. Video for Wahine disaster remembered 50 years on
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    Wahine disaster remembered 50 years on

    Today marks 50 years since the country's most tragic maritime disaster when the Wahine ferry struck Barrett Reef in Wellington Harbour and sank.

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