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  1. Video for NZ Youth Award Recipient acknowledged as a dynamic role model
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    NZ Youth Award Recipient acknowledged as a dynamic role model

    The former head prefect at Whangarei Girls High School has been acknowledged in this year's New Zealand Youth Awards as a cultural change maker.  Justice Hetaraka uses the composition of prayer to develop appreciation by Māori students for their own culture. It's been adopted by the school as an integral part of its daily process. 

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    120 years since admission of Tā Apirana Ngata

    March 26 will mark 120 years since the admission of Tā Apirana Turupa Ngata as a barrister and solicitor. It's a significant event all New Zealanders can celebrate, says Te Hunga Rōia Māori o Aotearoa.  

  3. Video for Māori name unveiled for the Justices of Peace association
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    Māori name unveiled for the Justices of Peace association

    A new Māori name has been unveiled for the Justices of Peace association in Rotorua. Te Arawa are hosting this year's 89th annual conference.  One of the key focuses for the association is to make sure JP's are better skilled in their position. 

  4. Video for Papakura Head boy en route to success
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    Papakura Head boy en route to success

    Papakura High School student Shar Matafeo is one of 52 youth throughout the country lucky enough to receive a $12,000 scholarship package for the duration of their tertiary study.  The 17-year-old head boy says the First Foundation funds will help him give back to his community when he starts his degree next year. 

  5. Video for Homosexual law reform long overdue - Georgina Beyer
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    Homosexual law reform long overdue- Georgina Beyer

    Historic convictions for sex between men in New Zealand will be quashed on a case by case basis, for people convicted before homosexual law reform in 1986. Georgina Beyer says this is about the human rights of homosexuals whose lives were impacted under the law of this country. Today's announcement can help address the mistakes of the New Zealand Government.

  6. Video for Former refugee Green Party candidate to focus on rangatahi
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    Former refugee Green Party candidate to focus on rangatahi

    Golriz Ghahraman is a former refugee and UN human rights lawyer who is standing for the Green Party at this year’s election.  The Auckland-based lawyer is focussed on tackling child poverty and youth rights, among other issues of significance to Māori.

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    Judge Heemi Taumaunu honoured for his pioneering work

    Judge Heemi Taumaunu who led the development of Rangatahi Courts, Ngā Kōti Rangatahi o Aotearoa, has been acknowledged for his pioneering work. He received the prestigious Veillard-Cybulski Award recognising work with children and families in difficulty. 

  8. Video for Taranaki iwi Ngāti Maru begins Crown settlement process
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    Taranaki iwi Ngāti Maru begins Crown settlement process

    Sir Maui Pomare was the last Crown Minister to be hosted on Te Upoko o Te Whenua marae and the Treaty Minister Chris Finlayson's first interaction with Ngāti Maru today in Taranaki symbolises the initial steps towards a treaty settlement package.

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    Standing Rock arrestees in legal limbo

    Nearly 600 Standing Rock ‘water protectors’ remain in legal limbo after being arrested during the Dakota Access pipeline protests.  The North Dakota court system is struggling to process the large volume of cases resulting from mass arrests at the protests.

  10. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series – We want our tipuna’s ashes
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    Native Affairs Summer Series – We want our tipuna’s ashes

    A promise to his whānau inspired Terry Fergusson to search and find the ashes of his missing tipuna.

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