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  1. Video for The 49th anniversary of the Wahine Disaster
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    The 49th anniversary of the Wahine Disaster

    49 years ago today, on the 10th of April 1968, the passenger ferry Wahine, buffeted by gale-force winds, ran aground on Barrett Reef at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, listed, and then sank. Fifty-one of the 734 passengers and crew on the Wahine died that day, most of them on the rocks at Pencarrow on the Eastbourne coast. Another two died later from their injuries.

  2. Video for Edgecumbe residents have huge concerns about looting
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    Edgecumbe residents have huge concerns about looting

    Some Edgecumbe residents were able to return to their homes to collect much-needed items today.  For those that heard the announcement at Rautahi Marae in Kawerau, it is what they have wanted to hear since having been evacuated from the township. 

  3. Video for Edgecumbe remains under a state of emergency
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    Edgecumbe remains under a state of emergency

    The Bay of Plenty township of Edgecumbe remains under a state of emergency as the Rangitaiki River continues to break through the town's stop banks flooding scores of private properties and forcing thousands of people to take shelter in neighbouring towns.

  4. Video for Cyclone Debbie causes distress across Aotearoa
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    Cyclone Debbie causes distress across Aotearoa

    Heavy rain has caused widespread flooding across the North Island forcing about 200 houses in two low-lying areas of Whanganui to evacuate before the river is predicted to hit record levels.

  5. Video for Long road to recovery for Kaikoura businesses
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    Long road to recovery for Kaikoura businesses

    The wait continues for some stranded locals and tourists trying to use inland route 70 in Kaikoura since the 7.8 earthquakes which struck the area and left thousands homeless. While some remain in Kaikoura to assist in its recovery some believe it could take years before businesses are back on track.

  6. Video for Native Affairs – We stand together
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    Native Affairs – We stand together

    As the country again comes to terms with natural disasters, we pay tribute to the resilience kiwis have shown in the past to help deal with a crisis.

  7. Video for Whakatū meat workers reunite
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    Whakatū meat workers reunite

    Thirty years on since the Whakatū meat works closed its doors, some of its former workers gathered to pay tribute to those that have passed on. Next to the 1931 Napier earthquake, the 1986 closure was the biggest disaster to hit Hawke's Bay with more than 2000 losing their jobs. 

  8. Video for Whānau urged to prepare for further tsunami warnings
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    Whānau urged to prepare for further tsunami warnings

    The North Islands East Coast was shaken by an early morning earthquake. The jolt was felt across much of the North Island forcing hundreds of people to move to higher ground to avoid a possible tsunami.

  9. Video for Manaaki shown to Kumamoto earthquake families
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    Manaaki shown to Kumamoto earthquake families

    Food and emergency accommodation in Japan is scarce following three major earthquakes and countless tremors since Thursday. But help knows no boundaries for a Tolaga Bay woman, who drove nearly 15 hours with her partner to lend a hand to those in need in Kumamoto.

  10. Video for Tropical Cyclone Winston devastates Fiji
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    Tropical Cyclone Winston devastates Fiji

    A state of emergency has been issued for the category 4 hurricane that devastated the Pacific island nation throughout the night.

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