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  1. Video for Turning the pages of time
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    Turning the pages of time

    To end Māori Language Week, we take a look at the very first written Māori text in the world which is on display at the Auckland War Memorial Museum and dates back over 200 years.

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    Te Pūtake o Te Riri fund opens for NZ Wars commemorations

    Applications are now being accepted to a fund set up to support commemoration events for Ngā Rā Maumahara – New Zealand Wars, says Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell.

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    Native Affairs – Nannies busking to save an icon

    “The iconic Tokomaru Bay wharf could collapse into the ocean it if isn’t fixed soon.”  That’s the prediction of Bruce Holm, Chairman of the Tokomaru Bay Heritage Trust. “It’s a race against time to save it as a big storm bringing a large southerly swell could knock the concrete section over.”

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    New play with all female cast takes play back to its roots

    A new fictional play based on historic events challenges traditional theatre conventions and navigates bi-culturalism in early-settler New Zealand.

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    Native Affairs – Home Fires

    Matua Kore is a 100-year-old marae that sits near the southern entrance to Taumarunui. From the road, it looks abandoned but new life is being breathed back into the marae with major restorations underway.

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    Native Affairs – I am Raukawa

    Mōtai Tangata Rau is a popular haka group who performed at Matatini this year. Like many groups they focus on the traditions of their own people in their performance.

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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. 

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    Historian Tama Nikora mourned

    Former chairman of the Tūhoe Waikaremoana Trust Board, Tama Nikora passed away peacefully yesterday in Rotorua aged 84. 

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    Museum dedicated to Kauri opens in the Far North

    Master waka builder Hekenukumai Busby and a team of locals from Totara North have opened a new museum to commemorate the kauri timber industry. Kauri forests once covered 1.2 million hectares from the Far North of Northland to Te Kauri, near Kawhia. Taonga inside the museum also include historical photos and carvings.  

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    'Nigger' place names will be no more

    Racist location names are being scrapped and replaced with Māori names following a complaint to the New Zealand Geographic Board earlier this year. 

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