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  1. Video for Time is running out to vote in Tairāwhiti
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    Time is running out to vote in Tairāwhiti

    This year, the most Māori ever are running for Gisborne's District Council (GDC). But with two days left, only 1/3 of electors have voted.

  2. Video for Waka flotilla arrival a celebration of Māori and Polynesian voyaging culture
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    Waka flotilla arrival a celebration of Māori and Polynesian voyaging culture

    Te Moananui flotilla has arrived in Gisborne as part of the Tuia 250 commemorations. The flotilla of three waka hourua - Haunui, Ngahiraka mai Tawhiti and a Tahitian waka, Fa'afaite - were all welcomed by Tūranganui a Kiwa mana whenua today.

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    Māori artists initiate conversation through creative protest

    The 'NATIVE VOICES: Ko Au, Ko Mātau' exhibition at Tairawhiti museum is providing a platform for indigenous dialogue through art, responding to and challenging the commemoration of the arrival of Captain Cook.

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    "We can't sit back and let that be a shallow statement"

    After 250 years, the British High Commissioner to New Zealand has issued a formal expression of regret to the iwi of Tūranganui a Kiwa for the deaths of at least five Māori at the hands of Captain Cook and the crew of the Endeavour.

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    Māori stories of arrival recognised

    A major art installation at the Puhi Kai Iti Wānanga site in Turanga Nui a Kiwa is providing a platform for local iwi Ngati Oneone to share their story and balance out colonial history.

  6. Video for Iwi Claim Endeavour Replica Voyage Organisers Failed to Consult Them
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    Iwi Claim Endeavour Replica Voyage Organisers Failed to Consult Them

    Ngāti Kahu chief executive Anahera Herbert-Graves stated the Ministry did not contact the iwi about adding Mangonui to the voyage list which will start in Gisborne this October.

  7. Video for Gisborne turns out for te reo
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    Gisborne turns out for te reo

    Despite the cold and windy weather, residents of Gisborne gathered at Te Poho o Rāwiri Marae to carry out their Māori Language Week festivities.

  8. Video for "The racism among us needs to stop" - Meng Foon
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    "The racism among us needs to stop"- Meng Foon

    Newly appointed Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon is calling for official recognition of the New Zealand Land Wars and its devastating impact on Māori. In his first interview in the new role, he discussed Ihumātao, Tuia250 and racism in Aotearoa.

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    Challenging the Governments re-enactment of Cook's arrival

    Iwi in Tūranganui a Kiwa will lay down a formal challenge to the replica Endeavour ship when it arrives for Tuia 250 to mark 250 years since the first encounters between Māori and Pākehā. Te Kura o Tūranga are demanding an official apology for the deaths of Māori at the hands of Captain Cook and the Endeavour crew.

  10. Video for Māori-speaking mayor Meng Foon acknowledged for services to East Coast
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    Māori-speaking mayor Meng Foon acknowledged for services to East Coast

    After 18 years as mayor of Gisborne and as the only Māori-speaking mayor in Aotearoa, Meng Foon is stepping away from local government.  A formal farewell for Foon was held at Te Poho o Hine i Tuhia wharekai in Gisborne.

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