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  1. Video for Tuia250: An opportunity for Māori to tell their side of the story
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    Tuia250: An opportunity for Māori to tell their side of the story

    A flotilla of traditional waka haurua and European vessels will embark on a voyage around Aotearoa later this year to commemorate the first encounters between Māori and Pākehā.  Master navigator Captain Jack Thatcher, the official kaitiaki for the Tuia 250 Voyage, says it's an opportunity for Māori to tell their side of the story.

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    No arrests in peaceful protest at Ihumātao

    Peaceful protesters group SOUL has cleared Ihumātao Quarry Road but will continue to protest, preventing Fletcher Buildings from starting construction of 480 homes.

  3. Video for "Our duty to bring them back" - Māori ancestral remains returned home
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    "Our duty to bring them back"- Māori ancestral remains returned home

    The Māori and Moriori tūpuna have been welcomed home with a pōwhiri at Te Papa after being repatriated from Germany and The Netherlands.

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    Remembering their tipuna koroua who went to war

    Eighty volunteers from around the country are in camp in Tūranga this weekend as part of a 100-man guard of honour that will commemorate 100 years since the return of the NZ Māori Pioneer Battalion from WWI.

  5. Video for Māori language app brings the voices of native speakers to life
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    Māori language app brings the voices of native speakers to life

    After 30 years of Māori language broadcasting, Radio Kahungunu are embracing digital ingenuity as they prepare to launch "Pukapuka Kōrero Tahi", a Māori language resource based on treasured collections from the storehouse of oral archives at Radio Kahungunu.

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    "There is a debt from my country to the Māori community"- Italian ambassador

    Nearly 30,000 NZ soldiers lost their lives in World War I and World War II, with more than 2,000 buried in cemeteries throughout Italy.  To commemorate that special connection, an honoured guest was hosted by Ngāti Hori, Ngāti Toa Harapaki in Heretaunga today.

  7. Video for A monument to Māori exploration planned for site of Cook's landing
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    A monument to Māori exploration planned for site of Cook's landing

    A new monument is being built at the Puhi Kai Iti site in Gisborne, also known as 'Cook's landing site', to acknowledge 1,000 years of Māori navigation to Aotearoa.  The development will coincide with the Tuia - Encounters 250 programme by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage, which will commemorate 250 years since the arrival of Cook.

  8. Video for Artists challenge commemoration of Captain Cook's 'discovery' of NZ
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    Artists challenge commemoration of Captain Cook's 'discovery' of NZ

    A cohort of Māori artists is opposing Tuia 250, which commemorates the first contact between Māori and Europeans. The exhibition, 'He Tirohanga ki Tai - Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery', will be exhibited in New York, in conjunction with the UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues.

  9. Video for TE AO TĀUKIUKI: Māori newspapers report on Titanic disaster
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    TE AO TĀUKIUKI: Māori newspapers report on Titanic disaster

    On April 15th 1912, the world's largest and grandest ship sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on its fateful maiden voyage from England to America.  

  10. Video for Calling on the descendants of the NZ Māori (Pioneer) Battalion
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    Calling on the descendants of the NZ Māori (Pioneer) Battalion

    Ngā Taonga a Ngā Tama Toa Trust is calling for volunteers to form a 100-man guard of honour to commemorate 100 years since the return of NZ Maori (Pioneer) Battalion soldiers in 1919 at the end of WWI. 

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