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    Hek Busby waka centre to receive $4.6mil from PGF

    The government will invest more than seven and a half million dollars in the Far North to build a waka centre and a multi-use sports centre with money coming from the Provincial Growth Fund.

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    "He inspired me"- rangatahi gather to welcome Busby

    Rangatahi have gathered at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds to welcome Māori leader Hekenukumai Pūhipi on the day of his investiture ceremony.

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    Sir Hekenukumai Busby "humbled" at knighthood

    Dr. Hekenukumai Pūhipi Busby, ONZM, MBE, of Aurere, Kaitaia has been appointed a Knight Companion of the Order of Merit in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

  4. Video for ‘Hek’ Busby honoured on Queen’s Birthday list
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    ‘Hek’ Busby honoured on Queen’s Birthday list

    Master carver Ta Hekenukumai Busby, renowned practitioner of the endangered Māori art form of waka building, has been recognised in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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    Hawaiian marae under discussion

    The concept of establishing a marae in Hawai'i for an iwi, who consider themselves the sixth tribe of Northland, is going ahead.    

  6. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series –  The dying art of waka building
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    Native Affairs Summer Series – The dying art of waka building

    Traditional waka building is one of the most endangered Māori artforms. But hopes for the revival of the ancient tradition received a much-needed boost last year when two young men became the first graduates of a special waka school. 

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    Koroua, Series 1 Episode 9

    Koroua Hekenuku establishes whakapapa connections to his tupuna Tarutaru and his birth on 1 August 1932 at his papakāinga Pukepoto located at the starting point of Te One Roa a Tohe.

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    Govt prefers to fund plastic waka over traditional?

    It's pointless to fund the likes of Team NZ and the Waka Māori built for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.  This from Shane Jones, Labour's Spokesperson for Economic Development, who says it would be better to put the funding towards the traditional boat building school in Northland.

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