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  1. Video for New whale species gifted name of Mātauranga Māori whale expert
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    New whale species gifted name of Mātauranga Māori whale expert

    Whales are usually named after men, particularly western scientists but that tradition is about to change, as a newly discovered species of whale will carry an Indigenous Māori women’s name.

  2. Video for Ngāti Awa applauds court decision over Ōtākiri Spring
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    Ngāti Awa applauds court decision over Ōtākiri Spring

    Leonie Simpson: "We are fighting for our right to preserve and look after all of our treasures."

  3. Video for Winston Peters confirms funding for Kia Kaha Whakatane project
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    Winston Peters confirms funding for Kia Kaha Whakatane project

     Whakatāne wins another $2.5 million.

  4. Video for Superpower rongoā made for whānau with love
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    Superpower rongoā made for whānau with love

    Davina Thompson (Ngāti Awa, Te Arawa) has made almost 1000 rongoā Māori packs. Made with little funds and a lot of aroha, these rongoā packs are even helping people from the Bay of Plenty to Whangārei.

  5. Video for Iwi celebrate ties to sacred river at Tarawera River Festival
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    Iwi celebrate ties to sacred river at Tarawera River Festival

    Celebrating the connection with Tarawera River and the unique identity of its people was the focus of Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Rangitihi and Tūwharetoa descendants who gathered in Matata on Saturday for the Tarawera River Festival.

  6. Video for Tūpuna Maunga Authority plans to delete Wairaka from history, historian says
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    Tūpuna Maunga Authority plans to delete Wairaka from history, historian says

    Mataatua historian Pouroto Ngaropo claims that the Tūpuna Maunga Authority of Tamaki Makaurau is planning to make Te Ahi-Kā-a-Rakataura the sole name of Ōwairaka (Mt Albert). A group from Whakatāne iwi accompanied Ngaropo came to Ōwairaka Friday afternoon with. They oppose the name change, and the lack of consultation surrounding the approved earthworks, which will see the 345 foreign rākau cut down and replaced with native seedlings. Ngaropo claims that the earthworks, are a smokescreen to distract public attention from the Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s name change plans.

  7. Video for Māori powerless to enforce rāhui on their rohe
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    Māori powerless to enforce rāhui on their rohe

    The Whakatāne river rāhui that was ignored this week has been lifted. Images emerged of commercial and recreational fishing crews carrying on as usual despite local council support. The government agency that overlooks fisheries says it lacks legal power to enforce rāhui.

  8. Video for Rāhui on Whakaari, is anyone really listening?
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    Rāhui on Whakaari, is anyone really listening?

    The prohibition and cautions of rāhui across coastal areas have been supported by many living in the Bay of Plenty region out of respect for those affected by the Whakaari eruption. But Christmas, hot weather and the need for seafood has seen some disregard the rāhui. Te Ao spoke to Mātaatua iwi, who are doing their best to hold the rāhui frontline, about the situation.

  9. Video for Blues hooker fit and raring to go
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    Blues hooker fit and raring to go

    Former Māori All Black hooker Leni Apisai is feeling fitter than ever and ready to fight for a regular spot in the Blues super rugby season.

  10. Video for Ngāti Awa disputes Waitangi Tribunal claim WAI 2521
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    Ngāti Awa disputes Waitangi Tribunal claim WAI 2521

    Ngāti Awa are disputing a Waitangi Tribunal Claim which they say disregards their connections to Mōtītī Island in the Bay of Plenty.  The hearings for WAI 2521 are taking place this week at Mātaatua Wharenui in Whakatāne.

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