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    Weta Workshop Cave celebrates 12th birthday

    The popular tourist attracting Weta Cave at the Weta Workshop in Wellington has celebrated its 12th birthday.

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    Nanny Myra Berghan: 90 years of great achievements celebrated

    Myra Berghan recently celebrated her 90th birthday at Mahimaru Marae in Awanui in Northland, surrounded by her whānau and close friends. She is a stalwart, along with many others, who helped establish the Kohanga Reo movement in Te Hiku o Te Ika during the early 1980s, starting at her marae of Mahimaru.

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    Terminally ill mother raises breast cancer awareness

    Each year, more than 3000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with breast cancer. It is New Zealand's third most common cancer and accounts for 600 deaths every year.  Moana Te Orewa Papa has been diagnosed with terminal secondary breast cancer. Now she fights every day in the hope of educating and motivating Māori women to have check-ups. 

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    WWII Veteran Albert Asher celebrates 100th Birthday

    100 years is a milestone rarely reached by Māori. However, this weekend, Albert George Asher of Ngāti Pūkenga and Ngāti Pikiao celebrated his 100th birthday in Auckland. Because of his respect and his life achievements over the past 100 years, many of his descendants were present to celebrate this milestone.

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    Riria Utiku celebrates 100th birthday

    A stalwart of veteran Maori Club, Ngāti Poneke, reaches a century in age.

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    Ngāti Kahungunu kuia celebrates 103rd birthday

    Very seldom does one surpass the age of 100, but in Kahungunu country, a matriarch of the Ngāti Kurukuru sub-tribe has done it three times.

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