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  1. Video for Wairaka ingoa not erased from Auckland's history
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    Wairaka ingoa not erased from Auckland's history

    The Auckland Council group responsible for governing Auckland’s maunga are at the centre of ongoing controversies. The most recent issue, is the claim that Wairaka, the namesake of Mt Albert, was not the famous Mataatua ancestress, but was, a fairy. Mt Albert Protestors and Mataatua historian Pouroto Ngaropo met with the governing group Tūpuna Maunga Authority seeking a resolution to the recent issues.

  2. Video for Tūpuna Maunga Authority plans to delete Wairaka from history, historian says
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    Tūpuna Maunga Authority plans to delete Wairaka from history, historian says

    Mataatua historian Pouroto Ngaropo claims that the Tūpuna Maunga Authority of Tamaki Makaurau is planning to make Te Ahi-Kā-a-Rakataura the sole name of Ōwairaka (Mt Albert). A group from Whakatāne iwi accompanied Ngaropo came to Ōwairaka Friday afternoon with. They oppose the name change, and the lack of consultation surrounding the approved earthworks, which will see the 345 foreign rākau cut down and replaced with native seedlings. Ngaropo claims that the earthworks, are a smokescreen to distract public attention from the Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s name change plans.

  3. Video for Iwi to work with govt on Mt Albert KiwiBuild project
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    Iwi to work with govt on Mt Albert KiwiBuild project

    The Tāmaki Collective is in dialogue with the government about their part in the urban housing development project at the Unitec Mount Albert Campus.

  4. Video for Mount Albert Grammar School prepare for NZ Hip-hop Dance Championships
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    Mount Albert Grammar School prepare for NZ Hip-hop Dance Championships

    Hip-Hop dance crews around the country are nailing down their routines and sharpening their moves ahead of the New Zealand Hip-hop Dance Championships in Auckland this week, and with only two days until the big competition every moment is an opportunity to practice. 

  5. Video for Mount Albert whānau face eviction by Housing NZ
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    Mount Albert whānau face eviction by Housing NZ

    Housing New Zealand will act on an eviction notice this Monday on Raniera Kahui-Ariki, his sister Waiata and her children from their home in Mt Albert. 

  6. Video for Te Taurahere o Ngāti Porou ki Tāmaki Makaurau hold annual hui
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    Te Taurahere o Ngāti Porou ki Tāmaki Makaurau hold annual hui

    The upcoming Te Matatini Festival and language classes focussing on the Ngāti Porou dialect are some of the issues that lie ahead for Te Taurahere o Ngāti Porou ki Tāmaki Makaurau as they gathered in Mt. Albert for their annual general meeting.

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