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  1. Video for Passchendaele: Commemorations ignite in Aotearoa and Belgium
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    Passchendaele: Commemorations ignite in Aotearoa and Belgium

    Commemorations marking the centenary of the battle of Passchendaele and New Zealand's involvement are set to take place today.

  2. Video for Māori war canoe ready for Passchendaele commemorations
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    Māori war canoe ready for Passchendaele commemorations

    Tamahou Temara of Toi Māori Aotearoa is preparing a Māori war canoe, which will take part in New Zealand's National 100 year Commemoration for the Battle of Passchendaele.

  3. 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.

  4. Video for Exhibition highlights leaders who opposed World War One
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    Exhibition highlights leaders who opposed World War One

    An exhibition unlike any of its kind was launched today and tells the stories of the opposition to the First World War in New Zealand and the soldiers, iwi, religious groups and politicians that spoke out against it.

  5. Video for Balls, Bullets, and Boots commemorates NZ rugby players of WW1
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    Balls, Bullets, and Boots commemorates NZ rugby players of WW1

    From the rugby field to the battlefield, the touring Balls Bullets & Boots exhibition explores the stories of New Zealand rugby players who swapped rugby shirts for war coats to battle in World War One. 

  6. Video for Whānau discover WWI ancestor through Online Cenotaph
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    Whānau discover WWI ancestor through Online Cenotaph

    A family from Ngāti Kahu has discovered their ancestor who fought in World War I through an Online Cenotaph program. The program has been created by The Auckland Museum and allows families to connect with their loved ones.

  7. Video for Forgotten 43 whānau off to WWI 100 commemorations
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    Forgotten 43 whānau off to WWI 100 commemorations

    Family members of the Forgotten 43 will travel to France this week for the WWI 100-year anniversary commemorations and the Centennial of the Battle of Arras. The 43 Māori pioneers helped dig underground tunnels in Arras to allow allies to attack Germans by surprise from underground.

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    Search on to identify World War One soldiers for new book

    A call to identify an unnamed soldier has gone out by Manatū Taonga senior Maori historian, Monty Soutar. 

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    Native Affairs- Poster Boy

    This year marks a hundred years since our troops were involved in the Battle of the Somme. The First World War centenary has helped highlight the close connection between Māori and Pacific Islanders in combat. One Cook Island soldier who served with the Māori Pioneer Battalion has been singled out in a very special way.  Wena Harawira reports.

  10. Video for Rare photos of East Coast children
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    Rare photos of East Coast children

    A rare photographic collection at the Tairāwhiti Museum called the Children's War is giving a voice to the children of WWI. It paints a picture of how children on the East Coast were able to cope during wartime.

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