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  1. Video for Māori surf their way to success at NZ Surfing Nationals
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    Māori surf their way to success at NZ Surfing Nationals

    Three Māori have surfed their way to success in the finals at the NZ Surfing Nationals held at Auckland's Piha Beach. They hope their performance will earn them a selection in the NZ team heading to the world comps this year.

  2. Video for Stand-up paddle board win in sight for Kereopa
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    Stand-up paddle board win in sight for Kereopa

    The tide is turning for Raglan surfer Daniel Kereopa after advancing into the semi-finals for the Stand-up paddle board men's division at the National Surfing Championships in Piha today.

  3. Video for Malone to challenge incumbent at the National Surfing Champs
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    Malone to challenge incumbent at the National Surfing Champs

    Taranaki surfer Jarred Hancox will be looking to defend his title at this year’s over 35-year-old men's final at the National Surfing Championship, but Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki surfer Chris Malone is out to take his spot.

  4. Video for Kea Smith leads at the National Surfing Champs
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    Kea Smith leads at the National Surfing Champs

    Mana wāhine ruled the water today as day four of the National Surfing Championships continued out at Piha. Ngāti Ranginui teenager Kea Smith dominated the waves with excellent results.

  5. Video for Māori surfing strong at National Surfing Championships
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    Māori surfing strong at National Surfing Championships

    The state of Māori surfing is evidently strong with the Under 14 boys stepping up to the plate today on day three at the National Surfing Championships in Piha. Three of those surfers are Māori and excelling.

  6. Video for Local knowledge helps Māori surfer into next round of National Surfing Champs
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    Local knowledge helps Māori surfer into next round of National Surfing Champs

    Day two of the National Surfing Championships in Piha and local knowledge of the conditions has proved a deciding factor for young Māori surfer Elliot Paerata-Reid, who won his heat this morning.

  7. Video for Māori surfers among competition favourites at National Surfing Championships
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    Māori surfers among competition favourites at National Surfing Championships

    Three Māori junior surfers are amongst the competition favourites at this year's National Surfing Championships. The preeminent competition got underway at Auckland's Piha beach with the Junior U18s taking to the waters first.

  8. Video for Kite surfing drama proves Metservice warnings should not be taken lightly
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    Kite surfing drama proves Metservice warnings should not be taken lightly

    MetService has warned Wellington's large swell around the east coast of the capital are not to be taken lightly as a courageous kite surfer near Lyall Bay got caught in the swell and nearly disappeared.

  9. Video for Native Affairs Summer Series - Ancient Māori surfing
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    Native Affairs Summer Series- Ancient Māori surfing

    When we think surfing origins, Hawaiʻi frequently springs to mind and surfing royalty like King Kamehamehaa. But, we’re often unaware that Māori were surfing here several hundred years ago and that we had our own wave riding rangatira. That’s according to one Māori surfing specialist.

  10. Video for Native Affairs – Surfing Lessons
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    Native Affairs – Surfing Lessons

    Māori have been traversing the Pacific ocean for centuries on double hull waka. But did you know that for hundreds of years we've also been surfing on ancient Māori surf boards? We went to the Māori Surfing National's in Waitara to find out more.

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