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  1. Video for Retiring Māori speaking mayor says te reo available to all
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    Retiring Māori speaking mayor says te reo available to all

    After 24 years in local government, Gisborne mayor Meng Foon has announced this will be his final term.  Foon leaves as the only fluent reo Māori-speaking mayor in New Zealand.

  2. Video for #MataHaka - WHAIKŌRERO
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    #MataHaka- WHAIKŌRERO

    From team preparations to the disciplines of haka itself, whaikōrero has become a feature of group performances.  Since Tamati Waaka first took on the role as leader for Te Kapa Haka o Te Whānau-a-Apanui, he's found a way to stand out amongst the crowd whilst staying true to the fundamentals of whaikōrero.

  3. Video for Collecting unused suits to adorn orators in need
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    Collecting unused suits to adorn orators in need

    A new initiative by Waikato man Brad Totorewa, called Koha Māi Tō Hūtu, is asking people to donate their old or unused suits to help Waikato elders attain an appropriate standard of attire on the marae. 

  4. Video for Ngā Uri o Tuteauru aims to revive reo through Haka Wars
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    Ngā Uri o Tuteauru aims to revive reo through Haka Wars

    The Haka Wars is a competition with an aim to preserve and revive the language and customs of Ngā Uri o Tuteauru. Their six marae are using kapa haka and speech competitions as a way to embrace the Māori world.

  5. Video for Mixed reactions on new Whaikōrero app
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    Mixed reactions on new Whaikōrero app

    An interactive software program teaching whaikōrero has been launched on social media.  Software designer William Poutu says it's aimed at anyone who wants to learn, but it's receiving mixed reactions from Māori youth to traditionalists. 

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