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  1. Video for Māori actress, artist and dancer honoured at investitures
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    Māori actress, artist and dancer honoured at investitures

    Māori Actress Rima Te Wiata and sculptor Professor Robert Jahnke were amongst a group of prominent New Zealanders whose achievements were celebrated at Government House in Wellington today. The investiture ceremonies also recognised five New Zealanders for acts of bravery.

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    Māori Nurses want $2.3 bil returned to health budget

    The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) is calling for $2.3 billion to be put back into health funding at this year's budget. Deputy kaiwhakahaere Titihuia Pakeho says figures released by the Council of Trade Unions shows a huge cumulative funding gap since 2009/2010, which has hindered basic care treatment of patients. 

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    $74.6m to develop tech-savvy Aotearoa businesses

    This year the Government is injecting $74.6 million into increasing demand for research and development projects. The money will boost "Growth Grants" distributed by Callaghan Innovation. 

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    World Health organisations oppose revived TPP talks

    Māori health workers along with international health organisations are calling on the remaining trade ministers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement to stop revival talks.  Trade Minister Todd McClay is co-chair of talks on the next steps for TPP 11 at the annual APEC summit taking place in Hanoi this weekend.

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    Call for more Māori social services funding

    Health Minister Johnathan Coleman has confirmed the budget will include new funding for mental health and addiction services as part of its Social Investment Package. However, the NZ Drug Foundation says unless funding is doubled it won't scratch the surface in terms of the growing need for support, particularly among Māori.

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    Dr Meihana Durie continuing the legacy of his father

    Māori health and cultural academic Dr Meihana Durie (Rangitāne, Ngāti Kauwhata, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Porou, Rongo Whakaata, Ngāi Tahu) has been appointed as the head of Massey's Māori Studies unit, Te Pūtahi-ā-Toi (School of Māori Art, Knowledge and Education). In doing so, continuing the legacy left by father Sir Mason Durie.

  7. Video for West Papua independence leader seeks Māori backing for self-governance
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    West Papua independence leader seeks Māori backing for self-governance

    West Papuan independence leader, Benny Wenda has returned to Aotearoa to gain support from indigenous Māori and Pacific people as part of a campaign to free his country.  It's alleged that the Indonesian province has had wide spread human rights violations over many decades

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    Urgent action needed to address Māori depression- NZAC

    The New Zealand Association of Councellors (NZAC) says urgent action is needed to address depression in Māori.

  9. Video for Master carver concerned the art form of whakairo will be lost
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    Master carver concerned the art form of whakairo will be lost

    A master carver is concerned the traditional Māori art form is being lost because a lack of young people who are learning the craft. 

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    Concern rises over potential loss of mental health and addiction staff

    The CEO of not-for-profit addiction service Odyssey is concerned the sector will lose support staff to the aged care, home support and disability services following a recent pay increase by the government for the sector. A community mental health worker, Kim Baldwin is now considering a career change as a result of the increase. 

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