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    All Black Mike Burgoyne laid to rest

    Another legend of the north has passed with the sudden death of former All Black and Māori All Black Mike Burgoyne last week while he was overseas. 

  2. Video for Te Uru O Te Whetu Frederick Whata, QSM, passes away
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    Te Uru O Te Whetu Frederick Whata, QSM, passes away

    Te Arawa are mourning the loss of another respected elder.  Te Uru O Te Whetu Frederick Whata, QSM, of Ngāti Pikiao, passed away overnight at the age of 81.  He will be remembered for breaking down cultural barriers between Māori and the regional councils on environmental issues over the years. 

  3. Video for Helen Kelly recognised for efforts to bring forestry companies to justice
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    Helen Kelly recognised for efforts to bring forestry companies to justice

    Hundreds of people attended the public memorial for New Zealand Council of Trade Unions' former president Helen Kelly, an influential leader who fought for the rights of workers.

  4. Video for Whānau makes history with exhumation
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    Whānau makes history with exhumation

    As night turns to dawn a historic event is to take place it's a first for the people of Rangitahi Marae in Murupara. Today the remains of Leah Manaehu Richards will be exhumed.  

  5. Video for Māori entrepreneur offers eco-friendly alternatives for the afterlife
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    Māori entrepreneur offers eco-friendly alternatives for the afterlife

    A Māori woman passionate about her culture and the environment has created a green alternative for families organising funerals for their loved ones. Rawinia Puna has expanded her flax paper business to include natural caskets, bamboo caskets, urns and shrouds for people who want an eco-friendly burial option.

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    Māori doyenne of broadcasting passes

    Māori broadcaster, Puhi Rangiaho, has passed away after a long illness.  She died at Tauranga Hospital surrounded by whānau last night. 

  7. Video for Māori Battalion veteran Charlie Petera mourned
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    Māori Battalion veteran Charlie Petera mourned

    Tonight is the last night of mourning for Charlie Petera (Ngāti Kurī), the last of the A Company veterans of the 28th Māori Battalion to have seen action overseas, who has died aged 92.

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    Kōhanga Reo Trustee Manuera Tohu passes away

    Manuera Tohu QSM, an esteemed orator of Ngāti Toro, Te Popoto and Te Ihutai has passed away. 

  9. Video for Inquiry to align legislation around postmortems with Māori customs
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    Inquiry to align legislation around postmortems with Māori customs

    The Greens are at the forefront of an inquiry into the legislation around post-mortems, which is currently before the Māori Affairs Select Committee.  The hope is to align the law to be more consistent with Māori customs. 

  10. Video for Gold Coast mourns Carol Waitohi
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    Gold Coast mourns Carol Waitohi

    It’s now been one week since the sudden death of Carol Waitohi. Earlier this week, the immediate family learned from the coroner’s report that she died as a result of suffering an aneurysm. Yesterday her closest friends and family gathered for her final farewell and Maori Television were the only media given the blessing by the family to film the proceedings.

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