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  1. Video for Challenging the Governments re-enactment of Cook's arrival
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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.

  2. 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.

  3. Video for Iwi challenge council over water rights
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    Iwi challenge council over water rights

    A collective of Turanga iwi, led by Te Aitanga a Mahaki, say the Gisborne District Council's freshwater allocation system is racist, with Māori land having no freshwater access rights.  The Gisborne District Council says they support Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki in their democratic right to protest and that they have been working to address the issues raised with all hapū and iwi.

  4. Video for Monocultural health system 'needs an overhaul'
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    Monocultural health system 'needs an overhaul'

    Waitangi Tribunal claimant and Māori health leader Lady Tureiti Moxon is calling on the Crown to respond to the Waitangi Tribunal Hauora Report with more urgency.  Moxon says Māori are dying on a daily basis from preventable disease and are disadvantaged by a monocultural and racist health system.

  5. Video for Delving deeper into brain injury and heart disease
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    Delving deeper into brain injury and heart disease

    A multi-million dollar medical imaging research and innovation centre is being built in Gisborne to advance understanding of the brain, heart, and body to improve health outcomes for the community.

  6. Video for Stamina and endurance sees Hinetoa take honours
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    Stamina and endurance sees Hinetoa take honours

    The Aotearoa U19 women's waka ama crew 'Hinetoa' have been crowned world champions at the 2019 IVF Va'a World Distance Champs.

  7. Video for Addressing the 'P' epidemic in Australia and NZ
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    Addressing the 'P' epidemic in Australia and NZ

    Australian Peter Lyndon-James says there's a methamphetamine epidemic sweeping Australia and New Zealand and that it's wiping out fvie generations within families. 

  8. Video for Weaving together people, culture and heritage
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    Weaving together people, culture and heritage

    The largest tukutuku panels in the world are being constructed for a new Māori design that will stand at the Cook Landing Site National Reserve in Gisborne, known by Māori as Puhi Kai Iti.  Ngāti Oneone artist Nick Tupara says the project aims to balance out the way Māori and Pākehā history is presented.

  9. Video for The road to East Coast employment
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    The road to East Coast employment

    The roads on the East Coast are notorious for being in constant need of repair due to frequent and heavy use.  Now, nearly 100 jobs have been created from the investment into Tairāwhiti roading from the Provincial Growth Fund and the National Land Transport Fund.

  10. Video for Community lays down wero - "There is a better life than drugs and alcohol, whānau"
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    Community lays down wero- "There is a better life than drugs and alcohol, whānau"

    As part of the national 'Save our Tamariki, Save our Future' campaign, in Gisborne, parents are also being challenged to change their ways and fight for the future of their children.

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