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  1. Video for Landlocked Ruatahuna residents remain in high spirits
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    Landlocked Ruatahuna residents remain in high spirits

    Ruatahuna residents remain isolated from the outside world, with slips at both ends of the road preventing access in or out of the township. Civil Defence and MPs met with residents today, and although it is not yet clear when the roads will be re-opened, locals say they remain in high spirits.

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    Historian Tama Nikora mourned

    Former chairman of the Tūhoe Waikaremoana Trust Board, Tama Nikora passed away peacefully yesterday in Rotorua aged 84. 

  3. Video for Top five Tūhoe swimming holes to scope out this summer
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    Top five Tūhoe swimming holes to scope out this summer

    It's that time of year when families are heading off to beach baches, family homesteads and escaping the city madness to enjoy the sun and water. If you're planning on escaping to the Urewera region these holidays and into Tūhoe country, here's some swimming hotspots the locals have on their list of places to go.

  4. Video for Historic building in Waikaremoana to be demolished
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    Historic building in Waikaremoana to be demolished

    The fight to keep the Aniwaniwa Visitors Centre in Waikaremoana ended today as the Department of Conservation began the removal and dismantling of the building.  Family members of John Scott, the architect who designed the building, are opposing its removal.  

  5. Video for Minginui homeowner’s plea for help
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    Minginui homeowner’s plea for help

    Minginui village residents say they are living in unhealthy and damp houses and are asking for government assistance to fix their homes. Ripeka Timutimu spoke with Minginui locals about their concerns and their wishes for the community.

  6. Video for Ngāti Ruapani ki Waikaremoana says they will not bow down
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    Ngāti Ruapani ki Waikaremoana says they will not bow down

    Ngāti Ruapani ki Waikaremoana intend to occupy the Aniwaniwa Visitors centre owned by the Department of Conservation in the hope that the conservation reopens the centre.  However, the building has been deemed unsafe and has been vacant since 2008.

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    Native Affairs- Who owns Waikaremoana?

    Who owns Lake Waikaremoana in the southern Urewera? A group of descendants of the original owners took a case to the Māori Land Court today to have the ownership of the lake bed revisited. The descendants, members of the Ruapani iwi are at odds with their neighbours - and to support their claim they have placed a rāhui over the lake.

  8. Video for Ngā Tāngata Taumata Rau - Ngā Tamariki ō Te Kohu, Series 1 Episode 6
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    Ngā Tāngata Taumata Rau- Ngā Tamariki ō Te Kohu, Series 1 Episode 6

    Mere McLean travels further afield to Waikaremoana to the home of renowned Tohunga Ruahine Dr Rose Pere. Mere learns of ancient practises practised by Tohunga of old in Ngai Tuhoe.

  9. Video for Lake Waikaremoana the focus in Part 5 of Waitangi Tribunal report
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    Lake Waikaremoana the focus in Part 5 of Waitangi Tribunal report

    Māori ownership over Lake Waikaremoana was ignored by the Crown and they further breached the Treaty of Waitangi when they refused to pay for the use of the water to generate power.  These are some of the key findings released in the Waitangi Tribunal's fifth report on Te Urewera.  

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    Waitangi Tribunal releases findings on Lake Waikaremoana claims

    The Waitangi Tribunal has released the fifth part of its report on Te Urewera claims dealing with claims in respect of Lake Waikaremoana, lodged by Tūhoe, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngai Tamaterangi.

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