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  1. Video for Māori artists support Aaradhna and call for separate R&B category at VNZMAs
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    Māori artists support Aaradhna and call for separate R&B category at VNZMAs

    Māori singers Ria Hall and Rob Ruha have come out in support of Aaradhna who refused to accept her Tui award at the Vodafone Music Awards, after being placed in what she called a category for brown artists.

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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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    Native Affairs – Indigenous support for Standing Rock

    A global movement has grown in support of Native Americans opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline. People from across the United States and the world have either joined the resistance in person or through social media. One of few news media to constantly report on what's been happening at Standing Rock is APTN, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network in Canada. APTN Executive Show Producer Naomi Clarke was in the studio with Native Affairs.

  4. Video for Mass Mataatua haka to support Standing Rock Sioux
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    Mass Mataatua haka to support Standing Rock Sioux

    More than 300 people from around the Bay of Plenty gathered at Whakatāne today to take part in a mass haka in support of the Sioux Tribe's protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in America. It's the latest of numerous haka performances that have been spreading the word on social media about the crisis facing an American Indian Tribe and their treaty rights.

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    Trump election a major setback for Standing Rock

    The shock election of real estate mogul and reality television star Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States represents a major setback for the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.  Prior to the election, the Obama administration had demonstrated a desire to seek compromise between North Dakota’s self-described ‘water protectors’ and the pipeline’s developers.

  6. Video for Reuben Taipari resorts to foul language for dumped pig carcass
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    Reuben Taipari resorts to foul language for dumped pig carcass

    Māori activist and environmentalist Reuben Taipari is using social media to find the person who dumped an animal carcass, rubbish and shellfish in a fresh Far North waterway.

  7. Video for Tent embassy erected to prevent Ihumātao development
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    Tent embassy erected to prevent Ihumātao development

    The people of Ihumātao have resorted to occupying the land near Otuataua Stonefields with the establishment of a tent embassy in another attempt to end proposed residential development in the area. 

  8. Video for Call for Norwegian companies to withdraw investments behind the Dakota Pipeline
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    Call for Norwegian companies to withdraw investments behind the Dakota Pipeline

    Norway's Sami Parliament is calling on its biggest bank and the Norwegian Oil Fund to withdraw its investments in the companies behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Project, following claims it will threaten the health and human rights of the local indigenous tribes.

  9. Video for Dakota pipeline haka rumbles U.S. consulate  in Auckland
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    Dakota pipeline haka rumbles U.S. consulate in Auckland

    A group of Auckland-based Māori performed a haka outside the US consulate  to show their support for Native Americans protesting against the Dakota oil pipeline.  It's one of many haka being performed by Māori across the country in support of Native Americans in Dakota.

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    Tribe Chairman responds to Obama's announcement to reroute pipeline

    Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier says he is glad President Obama is finally taking action to address one of the "most important environmental issues" in the U.S.A.

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