More than 100 Māori and Aboriginal people performed the haka and corroboree today in Perth to honour the sacrifices made by ANZAC soldiers and to celebrate the coming together of two cultures.
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"There is a debt from my country to the Māori community"- Italian ambassador
Nearly 30,000 NZ soldiers lost their lives in World War I and World War II, with more than 2,000 buried in cemeteries throughout Italy. To commemorate that special connection, an honoured guest was hosted by Ngāti Hori, Ngāti Toa Harapaki in Heretaunga today.
Veterans at Anzac Day services welcome wellbeing funds from govt
A $4.1mil cash boost from government to support the health and wellbeing of veterans and their families when they leave the defence forces has been welcomed by those at Anzac commemorations. Minister for Veterans Ron Mark says many are unaware of their entitlements after service.
Egypt-based Sgt Reihana following in father's footsteps
Sergeant Arihi Reihana of Ngāpuhi was deployed to Egypt in August last year to patrol coastal regions in the Sinai Peninsula. She's following in the footsteps of her father, who served in the 1st Battalion of the Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
The wartime roots of 'Hoki Mai'
Did you know that the waiata you’ve been singing at parties is a wartime song and is not even titled Hoki Mai? It’s actually called Tomo Mai e Tama Mā.
Did you know Waikato Māori refused to fight in WWI?
In what can only be seen as a punitive measure, conscription was enforced on Tainui Māori in 1917-18.
Remembering our decorated heroes
There may be some confusion over who was the first Māori Victoria Cross recipient. The actual honour goes to a pilot from WWI.
Stories of Māori Battalion must be retold- Ardern
Almost 3,600 men served in the 28th Māori Battalion and 649 were killed in action or died on active service.
Māori Television to livestream as Prince William attends Anzac Day Service
Māori Television to livestream as Prince William attends Anzac Day Service.
Alleged Gallipoli terror plot arrest
An alleged terrorist planning to attack the Anzac dawn service at Gallipoli has been arrested this morning in Turkey.