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  1. Video for Wāhine Māori trio sworn into High Court
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    Wāhine Māori trio sworn into High Court

    Three Māori women were sworn in as lawyers in the Rotorua High Court. There is only an estimate of one thousand barristers and solicitors admitted each year and six percent of those are Māori, even less are Māori women. The trio says they will stand as kaitiaki in the courts.  

  2. Video for Rising political star has sights set on future mayoralty and Beehive
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    Rising political star has sights set on future mayoralty and Beehive

    She's only 26, but she topped the votes for the Rotorua Lakes Council Local Body Elections for the second year running.

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    Te Arawa's 'Aunty Bea' memorialised through stunning mural

    An intimate ceremony to unveil a large wall mural of the late Aunty Bea was held in Rotorua on Sunday with her whānau. Beatrice Yates (nee Grant) passed away last year and a mural has been created in her honour by Ngāi Tūhoe artist Taumata Soloman, as part of the inaugural Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival.

  4. Video for 'She's proven that anything can happen' - Former prisoner wins Miss Rotorua
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    'She's proven that anything can happen'- Former prisoner wins Miss Rotorua

    Evarna Koia is a former methamphetamine addict and has been imprisoned for theft. But she has turned her life around, and with a unique story to tell, she’s sure to inspire others in the Rotorua community.

  5. Video for Building better rugby players and better men
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    Building better rugby players and better men

    The New Zealand Māori U18 boys rugby team, Ngā Whatukura, are in camp ahead of their test against Fiji U18 tomorrow in Rotorua. But as our reporter Te Kuru Dewes discovers, it is about much more than a game.

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    From prison to beauty pageant

    Evarna Koia, a former meth addict who was imprisoned for theft, has turned her life around helping other wāhine Māori in Rotorua. Tonight, she will compete in the Miss Rotorua 2019 beauty pageant.

  7. Video for Haka stalwart honoured at Waiata Māori Music Awards
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    Haka stalwart honoured at Waiata Māori Music Awards

    Te Matatini has recognised Trevor Horowaewae Maxwell for his contribution to kapa haka with a lifetime award at the 2019 Waiata Māori Music Awards. The iconic 'Keeper of Traditions' award recognises those who have contributed their whole life to a kaupapa.

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    "It was really scary"- Arrest following firearms incident in Rotorua

    Whānau in Rotorua have been left shaken after a fleeing driver was arrested by Armed Offender Squad officers on their property. 

  9. Video for Nan's connection to whenua inspires Te Arawa choreographer
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    Nan's connection to whenua inspires Te Arawa choreographer

    Bianca Hyslop's dance piece, Pōhutu, is inspired by her 88-year-old grandmother Ramari Rangiwhiua Morrison, who has Alzheimer's disease, and her connection to the land at Te Whakarewarewatanga-o-te-ope-taua-a-Wahiao, Rotorua.

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    Māori should lead state care changes

    A former ward of the state and social work practitioner Paora Moyle, Ngāti Porou, says Māori need to be key drivers in the discussions for any change within New Zealand's state care system. 

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