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  1. Video for Koro struggles to make ends meet
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    Koro struggles to make ends meet

    With $40 left in his pocket to last him until next pension day, one Tūākau kaumātua is facing financial hardship due to an increase to his rent by $26 per week.

  2. Video for "Pokokōhua!" - Northland top cop hits out at attackers of 92-year-old kuia
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    "Pokokōhua!"- Northland top cop hits out at attackers of 92-year-old kuia

    It's the worst insult possible in te ao Māori, but "pokokōhua" is the only way Northland Police can describe the attackers of a 92-year-old kuia in Kawakawa.

  3. Video for 2019 Kaumātua Olympics to be hosted by Te Arawa
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    2019 Kaumātua Olympics to be hosted by Te Arawa

    The Toa Oranga Tinana kaumātua group have successfully won their bid to host next year's national Kaumātua Olympics in Rotorua.  Speaking on behalf of her group, Laurie Morrison says after securing the rights to host next year's event they are looking forward to catering to the more than 300 elderly people who are expected to attend.

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    Training more workers for the aged care sector

    An Industry Partnership programme will set out to deliver 160 caregiving jobs within the aged care sector across Aotearoa. 

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    We did it! Kaumātua complete Iron Māori

    A kaumātua group of 12 aged between 60 to 80 years old from Rotorua completed the Kaumātua Iron Māori held in Napier at the weekend.

  6. Video for Rotorua kaumātua to compete in Kaumātua Iron Māori
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    Rotorua kaumātua to compete in Kaumātua Iron Māori

    A group of kaumātua, aged between 60 and 80 years old, leave Rotorua today for Napier to compete in the Kaumātua Iron Māori tomorrow.

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    Call for "Māori positive ageing"

    There is a call for attention to focus on "Māori positive ageing" as the number of older Māori is set to double over a short period.

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    Kaumātua concerns highlighted in new report

    The North Island Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency, Te Pou Matakana, has commissioned a study into the needs and wellbeing of Kaumātua.

  9. Video for Collecting unused suits to adorn orators in need
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    Collecting unused suits to adorn orators in need

    A new initiative by Waikato man Brad Totorewa, called Koha Māi Tō Hūtu, is asking people to donate their old or unused suits to help Waikato elders attain an appropriate standard of attire on the marae. 

  10. Video for Hard-working kuia supports Ageing Workforce strategy
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    Hard-working kuia supports Ageing Workforce strategy

    Predictions are that the number of aged workers will rise to 1.2 million in 2036 and the challenge put to employers by the EMA's White Paper on the Aged Workforce is to build policies and strategies to support workers who are 50 plus.

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