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  1. Video for Forgotten 43 whānau off to WWI 100 commemorations
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    Forgotten 43 whānau off to WWI 100 commemorations

    Family members of the Forgotten 43 will travel to France this week for the WWI 100-year anniversary commemorations and the Centennial of the Battle of Arras. The 43 Māori pioneers helped dig underground tunnels in Arras to allow allies to attack Germans by surprise from underground.

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    Edgecumbe remains under a state of emergency

    The Bay of Plenty township of Edgecumbe remains under a state of emergency as the Rangitaiki River continues to break through the town's stop banks flooding scores of private properties and forcing thousands of people to take shelter in neighbouring towns.

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    NZ Defence Force response to Nicky Hager book.

    The New Zealand Defence Force has made public statements regarding the accusations from the book Hit and Run authored by Nicky Hagar and Jon Stephenson, which claimed that six civilians were killed in a raid in Afghanistan led by New Zealand soldiers. 

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    Petition calls for humanitarian overseas service award for Kiwis

    A parliamentary petition is urging Kiwis who provide humanitarian relief in overseas' disasters and emergencies should be recognised. The RSA, Police and Fire Service are amongst those calling for change to our current honours system. 

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    Native Affairs: Māori Soldier Wins NZDF Person of the Year

    Army chef Lance Corporal Amber-Lee Nui was today named NZDF Person of the Year.

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    Ponga-Davis named NZDF Civilian of the Year

    Whanganui man Selwyn Ponga-Davis has received the award for New Zealand Defence Force’s Civilian of the Year.

  7. Video for New Zealand Defence Force praises efforts of Takahanga Marae
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    New Zealand Defence Force praises efforts of Takahanga Marae

    Kaikōura Māori have been praised for their tireless efforts following the earthquake which forced many locals to evacuate. New Zealand Defence Force says the support of Takahanga Marae was outstanding and should be recognised.

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    Peace activists blockade weapons expo in Tāmaki Makaurau

    Peace activists have blockaded the entrances to the Viaduct Events Centre to stop an international weapons conference taking place. Lockheed Martin, the world's largest arms dealer & a maker of nuclear weapons, is the primary sponsor of the conference.

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    Royal New Zealand Air Force open their very first marae

    After almost a decade of hard work and dedication the New Zealand Air Force has officially opened its very first marae, which the Chief of Air Force is calling their own tūrangawaewae at the Ohakea base in Palmerston North.

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    Native Affairs- Missing in action

    Lance Corporal Rory Malone was a New Zealand soldier killed during the Battle of Baghak. He was called a hero and awarded the Gallantry Medal. But his whānau still hasn't received Rory's award.

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