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  1. Video for Colourful Waikato entertainer passes away
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    Colourful Waikato entertainer passes away

    78-year-old Tokoroa (Toko) Te Waru Hikaka Pompey from Ngāti Tamaoho passed away in the early hours of yesterday morning at Franklin Village Rest Home in Pukekohe from a long-term heart condition.

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    Rangiriri Māori tell land wars history through artwork

    Local Māori from the Waikato township of Rangiriri are providing education of their oral histories about the land wars through artwork. For the last 20 years Pākeha historians have told their perspective of the land battles that took place, but now a Waikato father and son will give theirs.

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    New University of Waikato courses to teach Māori instruments

    The traditions and performance techniques of taonga pūoro, or traditional Māori musical instruments, will be taught through two courses at the University of Waikato this year.  With strong practical elements in both courses, students will have the opportunity to make their own instruments, learn the history and create their own compositions.

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    Waikato University tauira receive Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships

    Four Māori students from Waikato University pursuing a career in environmental protection have been awarded this year's Waikato Regional Council and Waikato-Tainui Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships.

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    Waikato-Tainui keen to connect Bennett to Māori heritage

    Waikato-Tainui are keen to assist new deputy Prime Minister Paula Bennett in understanding more about her Māori heritage.  Rahui Papa, Iwi chair of Te Ara Taura, says because she is from Waikato, it's only right for the tribe to assist her.

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    Zac Katene Kaupapa Māori Moot champ for 5th consecutive year

    Waikato University law student Zac Katene (Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Tuwharetoa) has won the national Kaupapa Māori Moot competition for the fifth year in a row. 

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    Māori King discharged from hospital

    King Tuheitia’s office has confirmed he’s been discharged from hospital along with his son Korotangi and both their conditions have improved. 

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    Māori King's eldest son thanks Kiingitanga supporters

    King Tuheitia's eldest son Te Ariki Tamaroa Whatumoana Paki surprised Kiingitanga supporters with a message of appreciation from his father, at a poukai held at the Waikato's Waikare Marae.  More than 300 faithfuls gathered at the Te Kauwhata marae, and his address was welcomed by all, following a successful three hour kidney operation undertaken by the Māori monarch and his middle child, Korotangi, at Auckland hospital on Wednesday.  

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    King Tuheitia's Secretary thanks public for their support

    The family of King Tuheitia is expressing his sincere gratitude to the hundreds and thousands of well-wishers who spared a thought for him and his son Korotangi who underwent surgery at Auckland Hospital yesterday. .

  10. Video for King Tuheitia recovering from kidney transplant
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    King Tuheitia recovering from kidney transplant

    King Tuheitia is expected to be moved from Intensive Care to a ward at Auckland Hospital later today.

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