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    Last Te Whānau-a-Apanui 28th Māori Battalion veteran passes away

    Hundreds of mourners are expected to pay their final respects to the last Te Whānau ā Apanui 28th Māori Battalion, Company C veteran, William Hei (Pom) Walker. The 94-year-old passed away Monday morning  (17th July) at Whakatāne hospital, surrounded by whānau. 

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    Kaumātua honoured posthumously for Corrections' work

    The late Tihema 'Des' Ripi was honoured today by the Waitematā Road Policing Group for whom he served as the kaumātua until he passed away earlier this year. Inspector Trevor Beggs says he was the ultimate negotiator in conflict resolution.

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    Strengthening end of life care amongst whānau

    A new study from the University of Auckland is looking at traditional end-of-life Māori care customs that families draw on to strengthen their end-of-life caregiving activities and support palliative care services. New Zealand's leading palliative care researcher Dr Tess Moeke-Maxwell from the university's School of Nursing says this will have benefits for family carers, iwi and the health and palliative care sectors.

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    Kaumātua Kapa Haka event attracts performers from across Aotearoa

    The programme for this year's Kaumātua Kapa Haka two-day event has been posted and shows a strong line-up of performers from across Aotearoa.

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    Kapa Haka tutor agrees with new Māori dementia research

    The tutor of Waikato Taniwharau Kaumātua Kapa Haka supports new research that Māori cultural performance and the Māori language may prevent dementia. Turongo Paki says some of their members have age-related forgetfulness and performing Māori dance keeps their minds engaged. 

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    Waka Huia stands strong 30 years on

    For thirty years Waka Huia has been capturing, promoting and preserving the most prized and personal stories from within Māori communities on the silver screen, and after thousands of episodes, it is still going strong.

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    Should Māori receive superannuation at a lower age?

    The age for superannuation in New Zealand will be going up. The Prime Minister announced the change in the past hour and a half. But the elderly won't be affected in the foreseeable future.  

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    Free AAA screening aimed to save Māori lives

    The Waitemata DHB is leading a screening pilot programme to address Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Māori. AAA is a disease in which the main artery in the abdomen becomes enlarged and, with time, it can burst with fatal consequences.

  9. Video for Te Arawa mourns the loss of treasured kaumātua Mita Mohi
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    Te Arawa mourns the loss of treasured kaumātua Mita Mohi

    Te Arawa is mourning the loss of yet another revered leader of the iwi, Mita Mohi - A mau rākau exponent, a well-respected kaumātua, a much-loved father, brother, koro and friend. 

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    Kaumātua prove age is no barrier

    One hundred kaumātua proved today that age is nothing but a number as they took part in this year's Kaumātua Iron Māori at Pandora Pond in Napier, triathlon event designed to encourage all fitness levels to get out there and get active.

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