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  1. Video for Sawmill workers against poisons advocate dies at 70
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    Sawmill workers against poisons advocate dies at 70

    Hohepa Joseph Harawira QSM, advocate for Sawmill Workers against poisons (SWAP) died yesterday.  For more than two decades, Harawira of Ngāti Awa worked tirelessly in order to achieve medical support for sawmill workers exposed to dioxins such as PCP.  Today he was brought onto his marae, Te Whare o Toroa near Whakatāne.

  2. Video for Playing Up reign supreme at Whakatane Touch tournament
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    Playing Up reign supreme at Whakatane Touch tournament

    After a two-year absence, Playing Up returned to the finals with immediate impact. Playing Up playmaker, Wiremu Takerei said "all day, every games a final, you have to be in it to win it.

  3. Video for Kahawai pie is the star of Māori kai menu
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    Kahawai pie is the star of Māori kai menu

    When you manage to harvest your kaimoana, what do you do with it? Tonight we talk to Davina Thompson from Whakatāne who endeavours to serve up the sea's best with a healthy spin.

  4. Video for Waimana Touch Tournament kicks off the New Year
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    Waimana Touch Tournament kicks off the New Year

    Te Waimana Kaaku a small humble community in the Tuhoe Nation, hosts a New Year’s touch tournament with the aim of bringing 12 local marae together. The tournament is also used by many touch players as a training ground ahead of the Whakatane Touch Tournament to be held January 6th – 7th, the largest club championship in the world.

  5. Video for Whakatāne wāhi tapu threatened by development
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    Whakatāne wāhi tapu threatened by development

    Trustees of a Māori burial site in Whakatāne are disappointed that resource consent into the development of land that borders theirs has been granted. 

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    Whakaari being observed after minor volcanic activity

    The Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management has reported minor eruptive volcanic activity is currently being monitored at Whakaari (White Island).

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    Carrington's Kuia proud of her success

    The Whakatāne Surf Lifesaving Club is celebrating after Lisa Carrington bagged a bronze medal in the K1 500 final this morning. The 27-year old has made history becoming the first New Zealand woman to win two Olympic medals at the same games.

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    Whakatāne High School celebrates their golden girl

    Whakatāne High School has paid homage to one of its former students, double Olympic champion Lisa Carrington. Students of the school's Māori Department were in awe of her achievement this morning, and set aside time to perform a special song for her.

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    Lisa Carrington's former school celebrates her win

    Students from Whakatane High School celebrated their former student Lisa Carrington’s win from last night's Gold Medal race in the K1 200m Sprint at the Rio Olympics.

  10. Video for Kete - Plastic not so Fantastic
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    Kete- Plastic not so Fantastic

    A well-known flax weaver from Te Whakatōhea, Tangimoe Clay claims that the traditional use of kete to collect food is rarely seen today.

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