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  1. Video for PhD student develops Cook Island dance and resistance exercise programme
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    PhD student develops Cook Island dance and resistance exercise programme

    The programme will inform the 26-year-old's medical research project on how effective circuit-based exercise could be for Pacific Islands communities.

  2. Video for Māori and Cherokee perform together to honour ancestral kaitiaki
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    Māori and Cherokee perform together to honour ancestral kaitiaki

    The dance performance Hōkioi me te Vwōhali tells the story of the shared whakapapa of Hōkioi, Haast Eagle and the Vwōhali, American Golden Eagle.

  3. Video for Hawaiki Tū return with their latest work Taurite
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    Hawaiki Tū return with their latest work Taurite

    After two years away from the haka theatre stage, Hawaiki Tū has returned with their new work Taurite, which expresses the value of having balance in life through contemporary dance and movement. The company presented Taurite at the Auckland Live Fringe Town Festival yesterday and will also perform it tonight.

  4. Video for Young aspiring dancer encourages Māori to take up ballet
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    Young aspiring dancer encourages Māori to take up ballet

    Thirteen-year-old Te Ātihaunui-a-Pāpārangi descendant Jayda Ponga developed a passion for ballet when she was a child and is encouraging other Māori youth to give it a go. She is one of a very few Māori that is pursuing a career in an industry where very few make it to the big stage.   

  5. Video for "I feel the love they have for the land,” says Māori teacher as indigenous Australian nations dance as one
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    "I feel the love they have for the land,” says Māori teacher as indigenous Australian nations dance as one

    A Māori teacher became the student as her host nation, the people of Yolngu Nation, danced on Milingimbi Island in Australia's Northern Territory as part of a special indigenous Nation Dance earlier this month. 

  6. Video for Nan's connection to whenua inspires Te Arawa choreographer
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    Nan's connection to whenua inspires Te Arawa choreographer

    Bianca Hyslop's dance piece, Pōhutu, is inspired by her 88-year-old grandmother Ramari Rangiwhiua Morrison, who has Alzheimer's disease, and her connection to the land at Te Whakarewarewatanga-o-te-ope-taua-a-Wahiao, Rotorua.

  7. Video for From Māori dance to 'different country, different situations'
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    From Māori dance to 'different country, different situations'

    Planning on travel the world and wonder what dangers are out there? Kawe Roes spoke with Jo Patti an American, come Kiwi writer, about her experiences from war-torn countries to looking after her self mentally and spiritually while aboard. 

  8. Video for Supremacy dance crew reinvented for national competition
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    Supremacy dance crew reinvented for national competition

    Dance crew Supremacy was established in the mid-2000's, before eventually parting ways.  Two original members have come together to create the current lineup who are competing at the 2019 New Zealand Hip Hop Dance Championship.    

  9. Video for World Krump Champ spreads smoke-free message through dance
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    World Krump Champ spreads smoke-free message through dance

    Born and raised in South Auckland, World Krump Champion Ken Vaega (Māori and Samoan) is on a mission to inspire youth to be Smokefree through dance. He is part of Hip Hop International New Zealand who plan to share their message through a series of workshops across the country.

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    Mokopuna soars to success in US cheerleading championships

    The Dynamix cheer squad 2 Cool, based in Papakura, have put Aotearoa on the map by taking out two awards for their performance at the Cheerleaders Association Championship in Dallas, Texas, USA.

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