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    Free concert to debut new music created on the Whanganui River

    Beginning on the 31st of March a group of local and visiting musical artists will embark on a unique journey down the Whanganui River.  Rather than just taking in the natural beauty of the river and the national park the group will be recording traditional Maori musical instruments, known collectively as Taonga Pūoro, along the way. Performers include Ariana Tikao, Alistair Fraser, Elise Goodge, TP Tichbon, Sacha Keating and Brad McMillan.

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    Brash under fire again for continued criticism of Māori

    Don Brash has come under fire again this time for his criticism over the Whanganui River being legally recognised as a person and Taranaki iwi seeking recognition of their mountain as an ancestor.   Political commentator Ella Henry says such comments are deeply racist and deplorable.

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    Bill recognises Whanganui River as a living and indivisible entity

    Tears were shed at the final reading and passing of a bill in Parliament today that legally recognises the Whanganui River as a living and indivisible entity with its own rights and innate values. 

  4. Video for E Tū Whānau Touch Championships 2017 - Auckland v Whanganui
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    E Tū Whānau Touch Championships 2017- Auckland v Whanganui

    E Tū Whānau Touch Championships 2017 - Auckland v Whanganui (21 Mixed).

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    Te Awa Tupua Bill reaches second reading

    The Māori Affairs Select Committee has provided its report on the Te Awa Tupua Bill (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) back to the House.  As a consequence, a Second Reading will take place today. 

  6. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series - Whanganui river to be recognised as a person
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    Native Affairs Summer Series- Whanganui river to be recognised as a person

    The Whanganui River has always been considered a tupuna – a living being – by those connected to the awa. Shortly, though, it’s set to become the first river in the world to gain legal recognition as a ‘person’, with its own legal rights. The bill will have its second reading in parliament tomorrow. 

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    New Whanganui learning hubs aim to lift Māori achievement

    Education Minister Hekia Parata today opened one of two new learning hubs in the Whanganui region. 

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    Cool Meditation- Reggae opening act for Raggamuffin 2016

    Whanganui based reggae band “Cool Meditation” are one of the winners from the Raggamuffin Talent Search Final who secured their spot as an opening act at Raggamuffin 2016.

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    Dolphy Kohu dies in Whanganui Prison

    24-year-old Dolphy Kohu, who sparked a manhunt in the central North Island last year, died in Whanganui Prison on Friday. 

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    Opera masterclass with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

    22 students from the New Zealand Opera School in Whanganui have been specially selected to take part in a masterclass with one of the world's most famous opera singers, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.  The internationally-celebrated singer says it's a great reward and very satisfying to be able to help aspiring young New Zealand opera singers.

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