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  1. Video for Māori Astronomy exhibition double-finalist at NZ Museum Awards
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    Māori Astronomy exhibition double-finalist at NZ Museum Awards

    Waikato Museum exhibition "Te Whānau Mārama: The Heavenly Bodies" was a double-finalist at the 2017 Service IQ New Zealand Museum Awards. Curated by Dr Rangi Matamua, Dr Hemi Whaanga, Dr Ann Hardy and Hohepa Tuahine from the University of Waikato, the exhibition shines the spotlight on Māori astronomy and how it is being revitalised.

  2. Video for Kelston Boys walk for 100% water
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    Kelston Boys walk for 100% water

    Today marks the first day of Men's Health Week and Kelston Boys High School is tackling diabetes and obesity head on.  Students and teachers are embarking on a 3.1-kilometer walk to have 'Water Only', in a bid to minimise students sugar intake.

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    Tech companies want more Māori and Pasifika workers

    Big name tech companies and the education sector are teaming up to encourage more girls into technology careers given the shortage of women in the industry. Māori and Pasifika teens got the opportunity this weekend to try their hand at what could be their future job.

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    Mixed reaction to new Māori language resource funding

    The Government will invest $7.6 million into Māori medium schools. The money will have a focus on developing new learning materials that depict events such as the Māori Land Wars, the Treaty of Waitangi commemoration and stories of Māori.

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    $7.6m invested into Māori language education over four years

    During a school visit in South Auckland today, Education Minister Nikki Kaye elaborated more on funding for Māori language and kura management from Budget 2017.

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    School counters period shame with free sanitary products

    Auckland's Kelston Girls' College is fighting the stigma and anxiety associated with periods through its fully-funded clinic that provides free sanitary products and GP visits for students. The principal says students now feel secure knowing their needs will be met.

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    Patrick Snedden honoured for Māori and Pacific digital education

    Chairman of the Manaiakalani Trust Mr Patrick Snedden has been made a Member of the NZ Order of Merit for services to Education and Māori. Engaging Māori and Pacific Island children into the digital technology of the 21st century is one of  Snedden’s top priorities.

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    Pem Bird honoured for further services to Education & Māori

    Pembroke Peraniko Bird QSM from Ngāti Manawa is now a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to Education and Māori.

  9. Video for Te Wharekura o Manurewa overjoyed for new school
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    Te Wharekura o Manurewa overjoyed for new school

    A $240 mil investment in Auckland school property is expected to address overcrowding in schools and create extra capacity to support growth in Auckland. Around $24 mil will be spent on a new kura in Manurewa. 

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    Samoan Language Week celebrated

    It's Samoan language week so the Pacific community hopes Talofa Lava which means "Greetings" will be a popular phrase this week. According to Statistics NZ, the Samoan population remains the largest among Pacific Islanders and Samoan is the third most-spoken language in NZ after English and Māori.

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