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  1. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Video for Whānau want servicemen repatriated from Malaysia
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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.

  5. Video for Native Affairs - Missing in action
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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.

  6. 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.

  7. Video for Wheelchair veterans should lead the march says veteran
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    Wheelchair veterans should lead the march says veteran

    A former soldier has called the actions to halt veterans that are wheelchair bound, from marching in the Anzac Day parade on Monday as foolish. Kingi Taurua thinks that the love and respect for our former soldiers have diminished.

  8. Video for Wellington hub records War stories of loved ones
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    Wellington hub records War stories of loved ones

    As a way to reflect on wartime memories, a caravan has been set up near the Pukeahu National War Memorial in the capital, inviting Wellingtonians to record their stories.

  9. Video for The fallen NZ soldiers of Somme remembered
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    The fallen NZ soldiers of Somme remembered

    White crosses have been erected at Auckland Museum to commemorate the Battle of Somme where the many New Zealanders were killed or wounded during WWI. The Battle of the Somme was NZ's first major engagement on the Western Front.

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    Appeal made to reconsider return of Māori soldiers buried in Malaysia

    President of the Māori Party, Rangimarie Naida Glavish has made an appeal to reconsider the return of the remains of Māori soldiers buried in Malaysia.

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