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  1. Video for NZ Military History important says Buck
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    NZ Military History important says Buck

    Former New Zealand Māori captain Buck Shelford is throwing his support behind the annual Returned and Services Association (RSA) Poppy Appeal that kicks off this week. Buck comes from a legacy of military service and says we should never forget the sacrifice of those who fought to defend our country. 

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    No compulsory lessons of NZ Wars in schools

    Education Minister Hekia Parata says it's up to each school in NZ to decide whether they want to teach the New Zealand Wars to students. It follows the Ministry of Education's refusal to include the New Zealand Wars in the national curriculum.

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    Traditional haka performed at Ruapekapeka commemorations

    Ngāpuhi and people from other iwi gathered at the site of the Ruapekapeka battle today to give a traditional welcome to representatives of the Crown. While it was Ngāpuhi's day to commemorate the last of the Northland conflicts, the first series of battles fought against the Crown, it was an opportunity for tribes affected in the NZ Land Wars to reaffirm their call for a national day of commemoration.

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    Northland iwi join forces for Ruapekapeka Pā commemorations

    Northland iwi are joining forces to help commemorate the battle of Ruapekapeka Pā which took place in 1845. Wānanga for descendants who want to take part in the official commemoration have started, the event will take place at a historic site just south of Kawakawa in January. 

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    Native Affairs- Land wars

    The battle of Te Tarata pā was just one of several events where various iwi reflect on the British military attacks that took place on their pā in the mid-1860's. But should there be a national day of remembrance for these battles, similar to Waitangi Day and Anzac Day.

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    Native Affairs- Te Tarata

    Over the weekend tribes from across the country gathered in Ōpotiki to mark the 150th commemoration of the battle at Te Tarata pā. 

  7. Video for Government buy Ōrākau Battle site in memory of Land Wars
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    Government buy Ōrākau Battle site in memory of Land Wars

    John Key's government has made a significant move toward memorialising the Land Wars of the 1800s with the purchase of the Ōrākau Battle site in the Waikato. 

  8. Video for Call for national day to remember all NZ Land Wars
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    Call for national day to remember all NZ Land Wars

    As the country takes a break over the Easter holiday, a few Māori MPs are turning their thoughts to support another national holiday in remembrance of the NZ Land Wars.  A petition has been established calling for all land wars to be commemorated with a national day and the signatures have almost reached the level needed to present it to Parliament. 

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