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  1. Video for Ngāti Pōneke farewells last ‘Golden Girl’ Riria Utiku
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    Ngāti Pōneke farewells last ‘Golden Girl’ Riria Utiku

    The last 'Golden Girl' from the founding era of veteran Māori Club Ngāti Pōneke, Riria Utiku (nee Walker), has finally been laid to rest. At 102 years old, she was farewelled by friends and family at Wellington's Pipitea Marae.

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    Whānau tribute to patriarch Minarapa

    The whānau of Minarapa Mikaere Mitai-Ngatai has paid tribute to the well-loved Rotorua kaumatua.  

  3. Video for Murder charge follows marae death
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    Murder charge follows marae death

    Funeral proceedings for prominent kaumatua Morehu Ngatoko Rahipere have been marred by a police investigation into the death of a 37-year-old woman at the Tauranga marae where his tangi was being held.

  4. Video for Tikanga Māori to be regulated throughout funeral industry
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    Tikanga Māori to be regulated throughout funeral industry

    The funeral industry will be regulated to consider Māori customs when it comes to whānau access and the management of their deceased, following an inquiry by the Māori Affairs Select Committee. Green Party MP Marama Davidson says this will make a big difference for whānau, especially when dealing with authorities.

  5. Video for Iwi and Rotorua Mayor honour Ngāti Whakaue Chief
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    Iwi and Rotorua Mayor honour Ngāti Whakaue Chief

    Iwi from around the country, local government agencies and churches paid their final respects to the late Te Arawa leader Pihopa Kingi. Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says the Ngāti Whakaue chief was pivotal in ensuring Iwi were included in decision-making regarding the City.

  6. Video for Parliamentarians thank Lewis Moeau QSO for his advisory
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    Parliamentarians thank Lewis Moeau QSO for his advisory

    In their tributes to Lewis Ruihi Moeau, former and current Parliamentarians thanked Moeau for his advisory of Māori language and culture.

  7. Video for Ngāti Pōneke stalwart Vera Morgan QSM passes away
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    Ngāti Pōneke stalwart Vera Morgan QSM passes away

    A queen bee of the Ngāti Poneke Young Māori Club has passed away, just a few short months after her centenary celebrations.  Hailing from Hokianga, Vera Morgan was known as a strong advocate for Māoridom.

  8. Video for Battalion soldier William Hei Walker remembered as a man of integrity
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    Battalion soldier William Hei Walker remembered as a man of integrity

    Hundreds of mourners converged on Te Kaha's Te Ehutu marae to pay their final respects to the last Te Whānau ā Apanui 28th Māori Battalion, C Company veteran, William Hei Walker. His whānau say his legacy as a humble, hard working backbone of the community lives on.

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    Last Te Whānau-a-Apanui 28th Māori Battalion veteran passes away

    Hundreds of mourners are expected to pay their final respects to the last Te Whānau ā Apanui 28th Māori Battalion, Company C veteran, William Hei (Pom) Walker. The 94-year-old passed away Monday morning  (17th July) at Whakatāne hospital, surrounded by whānau. 

  10. Video for He Maimai Aroha - Akeila Araroa-Waerea
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    He Maimai Aroha- Akeila Araroa-Waerea

    The Māori community is mourning the shock loss of 20-year-old Akeila Araroa-Waerea, a young mother who was renowned for her vibrant smile, soulful voice and strong kapa haka skills.

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