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    Pacific Leadership Forum: Pasifika at highest risk of Coronavirus

    The Pacific Leadership Forum have identified their ethnicity as the having the highest risk of contracting Coronavirus. To combat that risk, the Aotearoa based leadership group has offered their services to help the government prepare their communities for the long fight ahead. In a statement the forum wrote, “This is a great risk not only to the Pacific communities, but also to the wider New Zealand population.”

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    Pasifika stallholder: Last minute cancellation was "ridiculous"

    The Pasifika Community are reeling in shock at the last minute cancellation of the Auckland Pasifika Festival. Many had come from overseas, bringing the treasures of their homelands to sell in Aotearoa. Fortunately, the out of work stallholders had been invited to other Auckland events to sell their wares. We spoke to several operators, who had set up shop at the Pop Up Pasifika flea market, held at the Pacific Business Hub and Manukau.

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    New waka unite Māori, Māoli and Māohi

    Three new waka launched this week in the small Northland town of Kororāreka Russell recognise the waka traditions between New Zealand Māori, Hawaiian Kanaka Maoli and Tahitian Māohi peoples.

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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.

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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.

  9. 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.

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