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  1. Video for Water Safety NZ partners with Māori to save lives
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    Water Safety NZ partners with Māori to save lives

    On average Māori account for over 20 percent of all preventable and non-preventable drowning fatalities, despite comprising only 15 percent of the nation’s population. To stem the tide of tragedy, Water Safety New Zealand (Haumaru Wai O Aotearoa) knows that working with Māori is key. To fund their partnerships, ACC have granted Water Safety $1 million for a two year pilot scheme.

  2. Video for Ngāti Porou to hold new Reo Preservation Hui
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    Ngāti Porou to hold new Reo Preservation Hui

    This week a new-look language symposium will be held in 'Kei te aha' country, with the aim of regenerating and retaining the unique Ngāti Porou dialect. Our reporter Te Kuru Dewes hears from one of the original Ngāti Porou cowboys, Morehu Te Maro, about his thoughts on Te Reo.

  3. Video for Crown listens to Ngāti Porou about saving the Raukumara Forest
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    Crown listens to Ngāti Porou about saving the Raukumara Forest

    The Crown are working towards a commitment with Ngāti Porou and others to manage the Raukūmara Range, which the iwi say has areas at imminent risk of biodiversity collapse.

  4. Video for Ngāti Porou move closer to realising aspirations for Mana Moana
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    Ngāti Porou move closer to realising aspirations for Mana Moana

    Ngāti Porou and the Crown are working together to fulfill the Ngā Rohe Moana o Ngā Hapū o Ngāti Porou Bill, following a visit by the Prime Minister and other cabinet ministers to the Ngati Porou - Crown Taumata.

  5. Video for Changing the mental health discourse with ‘Mahi a Atua’
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    Changing the mental health discourse with ‘Mahi a Atua’

    Consultant psychiatrist Dr Diana Kopua is calling for a stronger focus on indigenous knowledge in mental health, pointing to recent provisional health statistics that show disproportionately high rates of Māori suicide.  Kopua delivered a keynote address to the Māori Law Society at their annual conference in Wellington.

  6. Video for Ngāti Porou student wins NASA internship
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    Ngāti Porou student wins NASA internship

    Lynley St George has won a 16-week scholarship to intern at NASA's Ames Research Center to work on novel media visualisation; taking data and raw images from space and planets and translating them into different media to be understood.

  7. Video for Dealing with mental health among Māori men outdoors
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    Dealing with mental health among Māori men outdoors

    After losing family and friends to suicide and having a close call himself, Travis Tawera is helping other Māori men through depression and anxiety by enabling them to re-connect to the land and sea through hunting, diving, and fishing.

  8. Video for  Challenging colonial perspectives through art
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    Challenging colonial perspectives through art

    A contemporary Māori art exhibition is drawing attention to the historic and current colonisation of Māori and indigenous people's around the world. Melanie Tangaere Baldwin of Ngāti Porou, who is completing her Master of Professional Creative Practice at Toihoukura, says that there is an illusion that colonisation has been reconciled when it has not.

  9. Video for Funding boost to future proof Waiapu
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    Funding boost to future proof Waiapu

    The One Billion Trees Fund is allocating $5 million to address key environmental issues in the Waiapu Catchment, one of the East Cape's most rapidly eroding catchments.

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    Douglas excited to be back in Rotorua with Māori All Blacks

    Whetukamokamo Douglas is looking forward to an emotional homecoming in Rotorua tomorrow night when he gets a start at No. 8 for the Māori All Blacks game against Fiji.

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