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  1. Video for Mangahāwea: The first site of human settlement in NZ?
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    Mangahāwea: The first site of human settlement in NZ?

    Moa bones, obsidian, and traditional tā moko instruments have been found at a small Bay of Islands inlet- believed to be the first known settlement in New Zealand. 

  2. Video for NZ Police and tikanga Māori - who takes care of rāhui after drownings?
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    NZ Police and tikanga Māori- who takes care of rāhui after drownings?

    NZ Police are launching an initiative that will see greater focus on tikanga Māori when dealing with death at sea.

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    Jimmy Cliff to perform at inaugural festival

    Reggae sensation Jimmy Cliff will be the lead act at the inaugural Bay of Islands Music Festival in March. 

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    New book uncovers pre-Treaty stories of Ngare Raumati people

    The life and experiences of one of our most prominent pre-Treaty Māori travellers is the subject of new book.

  5. Video for Hapū may get more authority over "Hole in the Rock" Motu Kōkako
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    Hapū may get more authority over "Hole in the Rock" Motu Kōkako

    Ngāti Kuta and Ngāti Patukeha who have made customary claims to the Bay of Island's "Hole in the Rock" under the Marine and Coastal area legislation, say they want meaningful engagement with tourism operators because the area is wāhi tapu.

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    Ngāpuhi landmark officially recognised as wāhi tapu

    A significant landmark in the Bay of Islands, held in high regard by Māori, has been officially recognised by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga as a wāhi tapu. 

  7. Video for Rena divides Motiti locals
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    Rena divides Motiti locals

    A group from Motiti Island, Te Kāhui Kaumātua o Te Patuwai, is supporting the Rena owners in their application to leave the wreck on Astrolabe Reef.

  8. Video for Local Māori want Elliot Bay property up for sale land-banked
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    Local Māori want Elliot Bay property up for sale land-banked

    The Elliot family hope to sell most of their large Elliot Bay property based in the Bay of Islands, which has served as a popular tourist attraction for many years.  Local Māori however are urging the Crown to buy back the land.

  9. Video for Promotion for Bay of Islands College a setback
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    Promotion for Bay of Islands College a setback

    For some schools, the news of a promotion from decile 1 to 2 is good but for Bay of Islands College, it means a $50,000 funding chop. 

  10. Video for Ocean voyaging canoes Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia arrive in Bay of Islands
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    Ocean voyaging canoes Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia arrive in Bay of Islands

    Today, the legendary ocean voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa and its sister canoe Hikianalia arrived in the Bay of Islands.  

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