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  1. Video for Northland carvers travel to US to continue legacy Sir Busby's legacy
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    Northland carvers travel to US to continue legacy Sir Busby's legacy

    Five carvers from Northland are set to travel to the United States to build a waka in memory of renowned navigator and master waka builder, the late Sir Hekenukumai Busby.

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    A Māori view of the rising volcanic activity

    Two recent major volcanic eruptions in Hawai'i and South America's Guatemala have left communities and wildlife devastated, but what do Māori customs and beliefs make of all this environmental movement?

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    Arrest in Onehunga train station mugging

    Police have praised the community for their assistance in tracking down a suspect in the assault of a Colombian man in Onehunga on Saturday 19 May.

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    Haka Energy drink company apologises to Māori

    Māori Television received a response today from the Uruguay Haka Energy drink company which has caused an uproar online over the use of the Māori word, "Haka" and the branding of their drinks depicting Māori moko designs.

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    Scholarship to forge Māori and Latin American links

    A group of Massey University students will forge links with indigenous students of Colombia later this year when they showcase innovative Te Reo Māori language learning methods as well as knowledge about the Treaty of Waitangi and its role in New Zealand’s history.

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    Aotearoa wāhine win gold in tug of war event at World Indigenous Games

    The Aotearoa Wāhine rōpū has taken out the tug of war title at the World Indigenous Games in Brazil.

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    Ria Hall to join NZ Māori Arts & Crafts Institute to promote Māori culture in Brazil

    The New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI) is returning to South America next month with their exhibition, Tuku Iho | Living Legacy, with the addition of renowned Māori songstress, Ria Hall.

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    Chile rocked by massive 8.3 magnitude quake

    A powerful earthquake has struck off the coast of Chile, centred approximately 230km north-west of the capital, Santiago.  Tsunami warnings for all coastal areas of Chile and Peru are in place, as well as for nearby Pacific islands, including Hawai'i and the North East Coast areas of Aotearoa.

  9. Video for Nin prepares for world junior rowing championships in Rio
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    Nin prepares for world junior rowing championships in Rio

    As high school students take a break, a Ngāti Toa and Ngāti Raukawa descendant is preparing for the world junior rowing championships held in Rio in August.

  10. Video for Tuku Iho exhibition amazes locals in South America
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    Tuku Iho exhibition amazes locals in South America

    Following on from a successful tour of Chile and the staging of the 'Tuku Iho, Legado Vivo Māori' exhibition at the GAM in Santiago, the New Zealand Māori Arts & Crafts Institute has opened the exhibition at Usina del Arte in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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