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    Waititi hires indigenous talent for new Thor film

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi has worked with Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are hired to work on Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok film, currently being filmed in Australia.  

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    Native Affairs – Culture in a bottle.

    A bottle of water that bridges a cultural divide? Yaru water has a unique business model in Australia, using some of its profits to educate Australians about Aboriginal culture.

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    Motu unopposed at National Amateur Boxing competition

    Sally Motu has set her sights on conquering Australia's best. She will cross the ditch to compete against our Trans-Tasman rivals after a disappointing showing of no opponents at this year's National Amateur Boxing competition held in Rotorua.

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    Abuse of Aborigines nothing new

    An Aboriginal leader says the abuse of young boys in Australian custody is nothing new. Kyle Slabb from the Bunkulung tribe in the Gold Coast is one of the few who isn’t shocked by the disturbing footage released on the ABC network programme, Four Corners, this week.

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    NZ statistics unknown for suicidal patients rejected from care

    The New South Wales Mental Health Minister has ordered a review into the case of a 28-year old Māori man who died earlier this year. Joshua Nixon took his life after a hospital mental health facility turned him away for the long weekend and after nearly a week without professional help. But how many other New Zealanders have faced this problem and done the same?

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    First Aboriginal woman elected to Australian House of Representatives

    The first Aboriginal woman has secured a position in Australia's House of Representatives.  Indigenous academic Jessa Rogers says Burney's victory over the Barton electorate is a major milestone for Aboriginal people.  However, with an uncertain outcome from the weekend's federal election, she says she is also uncertain about how the votes will pan out. 

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    Linda Burney first Aboriginal woman in Australia's federal Parliament

    Labor candidate, Linda Burney, has made history after becoming the first female Aboriginal MP in federal Parliament.

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    Norfolk Island loses its sovereignty to Australia

    Today, Norfolk Island becomes a regional council under New South Wales, losing its sovereignty and self-governing rights to the Australian Government.  From now on, most Australian Commonwealth laws will extend to Norfolk Island and any New Zealander living there will need a visa to stay.

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    Larrakia settlement a step towards further cultural redress

    Under the Land Claims Act, the Kenbi Land Claim in the Northern Territory has given one of nine families’ recognition as traditional owners to 50,000 hectares of land near Darwin. However, Nigel Browne, from one of the families not included, says despite this, all Larrakia peoples will benefit.

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    Plans underway for Indigenous Australia vs NZ Māori league match

    The New Zealand Māori Rugby League are currently in negotiations to set up an exhibition between the Māori team and an Indigenous Australian team.

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