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  1. Video for Navigating the tides of climate change and challenging human behavior
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    Navigating the tides of climate change and challenging human behavior

    As the Tahitian ocean voyaging vessel Fa'afaite moves around Aotearoa for Tuia250, the conversation on land is centred around sustainability in the Pacific Ocean, where islands like Tahiti are facing the realitiy of climate change, plastic pollution and overconsumption.

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    Fa'afaite keep ocean voyaging traditions alive

    The double-hulled sailing canoe Fa'afaite is in Aotearoa for Tuia 250, after crossing the Pacific using traditional navigation. Our reporter Te Kuru Dewes caught up with the crew ahead of their next leg.

  3. Video for Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti to host French Polynesian president after Tahiti trip
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    Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti to host French Polynesian president after Tahiti trip

    President of French Polynesia Edouard Fritch and a Tahitian traveling party will be hosted by Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti in Uawa, after a recent cultural exchange in Tahiti.  The relationship builds on that established by Tahitian navigator Tupaia who made a memorable visit to Uawa in 1769 with the Endeavour.

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    Aotearoa secures silver and bronze in rock-lifting

    Three Aotearoa competitors stood on the podium again at Heiva Tu’aro Maohi i Tahiti for rock-lifting.

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    Mum, son place at Heiva Tu’aro Maohi 2019

    Mother and son duo from Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāti Hē and Ngāti Awa have placed in the first Heiva Tu’aro Maohi event in Paoafi, Tahiti.

  6. Video for Uawa Nui to Tahiti Nui: Tracing ancestral ties to Tupaia
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    Uawa Nui to Tahiti Nui: Tracing ancestral ties to Tupaia

    Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti are taking a 55-strong crew to Tahiti to maintain a cultural connection with the lineage of Tupaia, the Tahitian high priest and great ocean wayfinder who navigated the Endeavour from Tahiti to Aotearoa, where he was hosted by the native Hauiti people of Uawa.   

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    Compensation sought for Tahitians affected by nuclear weapons tests

    Thirty-six people have claimed that they are victims of the long-term effects of French nuclear weapons testing in Tahiti.

  8. Video for Matatini brings people of the moana back to Aotearoa
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    Matatini brings people of the moana back to Aotearoa

    People from Te Moana Nui-a-Kiwa are answering the call of Te Matatini and using it as a platform for cultural interaction.

  9. Video for Endangered Tahitian flower connected to Māori
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    Endangered Tahitian flower connected to Māori

    The tiare apetahi is a rare flower that can only be grown in the Tahitian island of Ra'īatea. Now endangered, the plant is heavily protected, and its legend has a spiritual connection to Māori.

  10. Video for NZ waka ama teams end 18th Va'a sprints on high
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    NZ waka ama teams end 18th Va'a sprints on high

    Some of the fastest V6 races to be seen at the 18th IVF Va’a World Sprint Championships were held today in the final day of the competition held in Tahiti, where New Zealand won many gold medals.

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