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    Microsoft Executive says: “Being Māori is my superpower”

    Microsoft executive Dan Te Whenua Walker (Ngāti Ruanui, Ngāti Maniapoto, Tūhourangi and Ngāti Kahungunu) says that Māoritanga has accelerated his career in the IT/Tech sector.

  2. Video for Rangatahi cultural-exchange carve Cook Island waka
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    Rangatahi cultural-exchange carve Cook Island waka

    Carver Nathan Rei (Ngāti Toa Rangatira) has returned to Rarotonga to complete a traditional fishing waka under the tutelage of expert carver Michael Tavioni.   The project is a cultural-exchange with the Porirua-based Mana College teacher and some students, to learn traditional waka building of their Pacific ancestors.

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    World's paddlers arrive in Rarotonga for Vaka Eiva Festival

    The 16th annual Vaka Eiva Cook Islands paddling festival starts this weekend in Rarotonga. Hundreds of paddlers from around the world are set to compete, alongside locals, at the island's biggest sporting event.

  4. Video for Miss Cook Islands NZ helps contestants embrace culture away from the islands
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    Miss Cook Islands NZ helps contestants embrace culture away from the islands

    The winner was Terito-o-Ngakura Story, followed by Rebecca Enuake and Esther Pekepo. The competition has provided them a way to celebrate their culture despite being so far from the islands. Now they’re urging other Cook Islanders living in New Zealand to embrace the culture.

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    Aitutaki to host inaugural Te Hoa Haere o Te Moananui a Kiwa conference

    The Aitutaki Mayoral office welcomes King Tuheitia's proposal to host a biennial conference to advance the aspirations of all their Pacific relatives.

  6. Video for King Tuheitia to be gifted land in Aitutaki
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    King Tuheitia to be gifted land in Aitutaki

    King Tuheitia is to be gifted land in Aitutaki from his relatives of Tai-Te-Atainui o Iva/Ngati Kamire. The announcement was made during the Māori monarch's first visit to the Cook Islands outer island.

  7. Video for King Tuheitia strengthens kinship with Cook Islands
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    King Tuheitia strengthens kinship with Cook Islands

    King Tuheitia received a traditional welcome for the first time by Te Ui Ariki at Atupare Marae in Puaikura on the second day of his eight-day visit to the Cook Islands.

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    Cook Islands pay special tribute to Māori King

    King Tuheitia Potatau Te Wherowhero VII has arrived in Rarotonga for his first official visit to the Cook Islands. The monarch and his entourage was received by government officials.

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    King Tuheitia to visit Cook Islands

    King Tuheitia Potatau Te Wherowhero will make his first official visit to the Cook Islands tomorrow.

  10. Video for Aquinas College performs at Te Maeva Nui, Cook Islands
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    Aquinas College performs at Te Maeva Nui, Cook Islands

    A novice haka group from Aquinas College took to the stage at Te Maeva Nui, before their biggest audience outside of their Tauranga classroom.  The youth have been practicing all year to perform at the Cook Islands' most important celebrations, and they’re pleased with their performance.

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