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  1. Video for Whānau discover WWI ancestor through Online Cenotaph
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    Whānau discover WWI ancestor through Online Cenotaph

    A family from Ngāti Kahu has discovered their ancestor who fought in World War I through an Online Cenotaph program. The program has been created by The Auckland Museum and allows families to connect with their loved ones.

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    US launches military attack on Syrian airfield

    United States President Donald Trump ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria in retaliation to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

  3. Video for Kingi Ihaka laid to rest
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    Kingi Ihaka laid to rest

    Nearly 500 people from all over New Zealand descended on Potahi Marae in Te Kao to farewell veteran broadcaster Kingi Ihaka. The former soldier and police officer was farewelled with a guard of honour.

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    Parade honours modern NZ veterans

    Modern veterans were honoured in a welcome home parade at South Auckland's Pukekohe.  Organisers Returned Services Association (RSA) Franklin say it's fitting to celebrate Aotearoa's returned service people and remember those who've fallen in recent conflicts and old wars this Remembrance Weekend, following yesterday's Armistic Day.

  5. Video for Re-enactment commemorates the Battle of Te Kupenga
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    Re-enactment commemorates the Battle of Te Kupenga

    Today marks 151 years since the battle of Te Kupenga, which resulted in the Crown confiscating 245,000 acres of Ngāti Awa land. The day was remembered by the descendants of those who died and fought in the battle at Te Teko. 

  6. Video for Repatriation of soldiers one step closer
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    Repatriation of soldiers one step closer

    The descendants of soldiers who served in the 1950s war in Malaysia are one step closer to bringing their family members home. Although shocked at how quickly their plight has progressed at a government level, the Families of the Forgotten Fallen campaign do not want their cause to become a game of political football in the lead-up to the general elections.

  7. Video for Native Affairs – Our War
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    Native Affairs – Our War

    The Government recently announced the New Zealand wars will be marked by a day of remembrance but it won't be a public holiday. Now, Historian Vincent O'Malley says the Waikato war is New Zealand's defining conflict, not Gallipoli.

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    Whānau want servicemen repatriated from Malaysia

    The descendants of New Zealand servicemen, who served in the war in Malaysia from the 1950s, today asked Parliament to bring their family members home. The group, many who had never met before today, voiced its plight at a Select Committee hearing in Wellington.

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    Native Affairs- Missing in action

    Lance Corporal Rory Malone was a New Zealand soldier killed during the Battle of Baghak. He was called a hero and awarded the Gallantry Medal. But his whānau still hasn't received Rory's award.

  10. Video for War medals for New Zealand entertainers
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    War medals for New Zealand entertainers

    A group of New Zealand entertainers has been awarded medals for risking their lives to provide entertainment for allied troops during the Vietnam War. The request for the medals was initiated by the late Herewini Charmum Rawiri who felt it was unfair that Australians entertainers were awarded medals but New Zealanders were declined.

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