34 students and staff from the Leadership Academy of A Company, based in Whāngārei, are on the trip of a lifetime retracing the footsteps of their koroua who fought in World War II.
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The group He Rau Mahara has arrived at a cemetery in Firenze where they are paying their respects to the lives of the soldiers of the 28th Māori Batalion whom perished at the end of WWII.
Tributes have been flowing for Sir Hekenukumai Busby since his passing yesterday afternoon in Kaitāia Hospital, including tributes from as far away as Italy.
Today a large contingent of over 100 Māori descendants whose forefathers fought in each of the four companies of the 28, departed our shores on a pilgrimage to honour the bravery and sacrifice of our men.