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  1. Video for New 'Poi' craze during lockdown
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    New 'Poi' craze during lockdown

    A mother of three in Rotorua has taken her skills in traditional Maori dance to social media creating a Facebook blog called Mauri o Te Poi.

  2. Video for An eco-friendly poi or simply return to tradition
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    An eco-friendly poi or simply return to tradition

    As the country moves closer to zeroing out disposable plastics, Te Kāea examines the impact that legislation will have on the poi, whose sound has long drawn on the man-made wraps.

  3. Video for "Disgusted" - Pātea Māori Club react to BET Networks use of Poi E
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    "Disgusted"- Pātea Māori Club react to BET Networks use of Poi E

    American actress/dancer Teyana Taylor, Pātea Māori Club, and the Black Entertainment Television network now share a common denominator, New Zealand's iconic song Poi E. 

  4. Video for Poi360 project wins international prize for Best Documentary 2018
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    Poi360 project wins international prize for Best Documentary 2018

    Two wāhine Māori have taken out two prizes at the Top Shorts Online Film Festival for Best Documentary and Audience Award.

  5. Video for Māori filmmakers spin award winning poi tale
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    Māori filmmakers spin award winning poi tale

    The documentary Poi Hopes and Dreams has taken out the award for Best Documentary of the Year at the Top Shorts Online Film Festival. 

  6. Video for Poi doco takes out Top Shorts Online Film Fest award
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    Poi doco takes out Top Shorts Online Film Fest award

    The Documentary Poi Hopes and Dreams has taken out the award for Best Documentary of the Year at the Top Shorts Online Film Festival.     

  7. Video for A house made out of raupo (flax) and exhibited in Whakatāne
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    A house made out of raupo (flax) and exhibited in Whakatāne

    A woman from Opotiki, Tangimoe Clay is exhibiting a collection of Art pieces made out of raupo, one of those pieces was woven into the form of a wharenui which has showcased in Whakatane.

  8. Video for Poi exponent questions company's use of poi
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    Poi exponent questions company's use of poi

    Christchurch-based sports and recreation company, Home of Poi, came under fire today after allegations of culturally misappropriating the traditional Māori art form. The owner of the company says their trademarks and copyrights mean they are well within the law.

  9. Video for New POIFIT fitness a hit in Rotorua
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    New POIFIT fitness a hit in Rotorua

    POIFIT is Rotorua's new and unique fusion of cultural fitness that blends poi skills with an upper and lower body workout. The once-a-week class is proving popular attracting up to 50 participants of both haka performers and beginners.

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    Poi study points to health benefits for over 60s

    A clinical trial conducted between the Centre for Brain Research and the Dance Studies Programme at the University of Auckland has established the benefits of poi on physical and cognitive function in healthy older adults. 

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