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  1. Video for Tū Hana te Tā! Sir Derek Lardelli Knighted for services to Māori Art
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    Tū Hana te Tā! Sir Derek Lardelli Knighted for services to Māori Art

    Tohunga tā moko and kapa haka exponent Derek Lardelli (Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Konohi, Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Kaipoho) is made a Knight Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit (KNZM) for services to Māori art in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

  2. Video for Wooden object 'taonga' discovered at Gisborne Airport Terminal
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    Wooden object 'taonga' discovered at Gisborne Airport Terminal

    Heritage New Zealand and a hapū of Rongowhakaata have assembled at Gisborne Airport after contractors working on the new extended terminal have uncovered part of a wooden object that may be a historic taonga.

  3. Video for Gisborne tsunami plan to save innocent lives
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    Gisborne tsunami plan to save innocent lives

    An evacuation plan is on the cards to alert Gisborne whānau to evacuate in the event of a tsunami that could kill thousands.

  4. Video for Rongowhakaata tsunami plan will save their most vulnerable whānau
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    Rongowhakaata tsunami plan will save their most vulnerable whānau

    Rongowhakaata have identified holes in the current emergency plans for the rohe. Current procedures do not have evacuation steps in place for kaumātua who live outside of cell-phone coverage and our hauā community.   To address this take, Tairawhiti iwi want to create an emergency protocol in the wake of Gisborne District Council’s tsunami report. Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust chair Moera Brown told Te Āo Māori News that two marae, Whakatō and Manutuke will be open to whanau when disasters come, “It’s just a matter of ensuring to give that support to the particular marae in respect of providing that service and resource.”  

  5. Video for Tūranga Health empowers community through DIY
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    Tūranga Health empowers community through DIY

    As the winter chill approaches, an iwi-based organisation, Tūranga Health on the East Coast, is teaching families in rural communities the DIY skills they need to improve and future-proof their own homes.

  6. Video for Māori making waves in SUP board surfing
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    Māori making waves in SUP board surfing

    Three Māori Stand Up Paddle Board Surfers are looking to make waves at the National Surf Competition in Taranaki.

  7. Video for Rongowhakaata remember ancestors killed at Ōweta
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    Rongowhakaata remember ancestors killed at Ōweta

    150 years since the killing of five Rongowhakaata chiefs by Te Kooti and his followers at Ōweta Pā in Manutuke, Te Tairāwhiti, descendants have gathered to unveil a memorial stone to honour their ancestors.

  8. Video for Taonga tell accurate history of Cook encounters
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    Taonga tell accurate history of Cook encounters

    Steve Gibbs, Associate Professor at Toihoukura in Tūranganui a Kiwa, speaks about the significance of Rangiwaho: Ihu ki te Moana, the first contemporary exhibition in the National Maritime Museum in England to address Pacific encounters with Captain Cook.

  9. Video for Unearthing Horouta waka
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    Unearthing Horouta waka

    Ngāi Tāmanuhiri have launched a new book telling the story of Horouta waka and how it came to be in the Te Wherowhero lagoon.  Ngāi Tāmanuhiri elder Temple Isaacs tells Te Kāea about how he came across the traditional waka as a child.

  10. Video for Taking stock of the biodiversity in the Te Wherowhero lagoon
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    Taking stock of the biodiversity in the Te Wherowhero lagoon

    Rongowhakaata are working with The Department of Conservation to survey the biodiversity of the coastal area of Muriwai on the East Coast. As Te Kāea discovered, its home to an endangered bird species.

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