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    Sugary drinks proven more dangerous than sugary food

    Child health experts are calling for a tax on sugary drinks.  It comes after research showing Māori children consume double the median amount of sugary drinks compared with non-Māori.

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    Rotorua waka ama club to receive 30k for new waka

    Ruamata Waka Ama Club has around 300 members who are all expected to benefit from the two new six-man waka.

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    20k NZers sign petitions for better funding of medicines

    Eight petitions are to be presented to the government calling for better funding for breast cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, lung cancer, non-small-cell lung cancer, myeloma, multiple myeloma, ovarian cancer and Pompe disease.

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    Synthetics threshold to arrest suppliers not realistic – Māori health provider

    Those at the coalface of the synthetic drug problem plaguing communities appeared before the health select committee in parliament today to make recommendations on the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill, which aims to crack down on synthetics.

  5. Video for Kuia receiving cancer treatment calls for more Māori nurses
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    Kuia receiving cancer treatment calls for more Māori nurses

    Te Uriwa Papuni is receiving chemotherapy for leukemia at Middlemore Hospital and is calling for more Māori nurses and better care for Māori patients.

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    Free lunches for Taita College students

    About 400 students at a Lower Hutt college are now receiving a free meal everyday, but the company running the service is yet to secure funding.  

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    SUP surf comp brings Māori from all corners

    The annual Tairāwhiti Stand Up Paddleboard Surfing Championships are on in Gisborne, bringing people from all corners and cultures together with a unique vibe of whanaungatanga. 

  8. Video for Making an Anzac Day cultural statement with haka
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    Making an Anzac Day cultural statement with haka

    More than 100 Māori and Aboriginal people performed the haka and corroboree today in Perth to honour the sacrifices made by ANZAC soldiers and to celebrate the coming together of two cultures.

  9. Video for Veterans at Anzac Day services welcome wellbeing funds from govt
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    Veterans at Anzac Day services welcome wellbeing funds from govt

    A $4.1mil cash boost from government to support the health and wellbeing of veterans and their families when they leave the defence forces has been welcomed by those at Anzac commemorations. Minister for Veterans Ron Mark says many are unaware of their entitlements after service.

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    Compensation sought for Tahitians affected by nuclear weapons tests

    Thirty-six people have claimed that they are victims of the long-term effects of French nuclear weapons testing in Tahiti.

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