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  1. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series - Iwi's whale research
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    Native Affairs Summer Series- Iwi's whale research

    Earlier this year Native Affairs was invited onto Roimata Marae in the Bay of Plenty to witness a one-of-a-kind science lab. The stranding of forty pilot whales near Opotiki in 2014 was a significant event that was seen Maori reclaim and assert their customary rights to Tohora.

  2. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series - Reversing the stories of Matariki
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    Native Affairs Summer Series- Reversing the stories of Matariki

    Matariki, the Māori New Year, but have we got it all wrong? One Māori astronomer says we've got the meaning, date, history and number of stars in the constellation all wrong. Dr Rangi Mataamua says it's time to correct a few myths and for Māori to reclaim back the Matariki story.

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    Scientist: East coast prone to tsunami

    In the wake of the 7.8 earthquakes that shook Kaikoura a group of leading scientists are surveying the east coast to help upgrade the national tsunami warning system. They say the coast is particularly prone to tsunami.

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    Iwi, scientists unite to explore Warawara Forest

    Three teams – each comprising a botanist, bird expert and local tangata whenua – are currently coming to the end of a 10 day stint travelling deep into the sprawling 13,000 hectare Warawara Forest to learn more about the undiscovered ecological treasures there.

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    Kaikoura pāua hang in the balance

    A decision on whether or not to save millions of pāua stranded along the east coast of the South Island is imminent.  Scientists were flown into Kaikoura today to assess the extent of the damage to marine life caused by last week's earthquake.  The minister of MPI imposed a three-month ban on the taking of any kaimoana.

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    Kura kids enjoy science in te reo Māori

    For the third year, year 9-11 students from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o ngā Mokopuna enjoyed a day of science at the University of Otago, Wellington, held primarily in te reo Māori.

  7. Video for Hands on approach used to entice Māori and Pasifika tauira
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    Hands on approach used to entice Māori and Pasifika tauira

    A group called Te Rōpū Āwhina from the University of Victoria  in Wellington is touring the country to support Māori and Pasifika students to study science, engineering, architecture and design. The purpose is to give them more of a hands-on experience.

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    Increased student interest in science

    In its thirty-eighth year, the Central Northland Science & Technology Fair celebrated a record number of entries from school students with one of the top awards for an invention to help parents with babies.

  9. Video for Moths, Science and Te Kura Kaupapa o Ōtepoti
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    Moths, Science and Te Kura Kaupapa o Ōtepoti

    Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ōtepoti in Dunedin is helping a Pākehā scientist find out more about NZ moths. The project has helped Dr Barbara Anderson gain a Māori perspective, while encouraging the knowledge and interest of students in science. 

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    Dudley wants more Māori in Clinical Psychology

    Dr Makarena Dudley wants more Māori students training to become clinical psychologists. The goal comes with her appointment at the University of Auckland as the first full-time Māori lecturer of the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme.

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