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    Pasifika leaders determined to protect Māori/Pasifika from Coronavirus

    The Pacific Leadership Forum, a council of leaders from the Pacific community are determined to stop the spread of COVID-19. They recognise that their ethnicities are at the highest risk from this virus, and the possible effects of it on Māori. Teleiai Edwin Puni, chairman of the Forum explains: “It is a responsible action by our Pacific [communities]. Because we live closely with our Māori whānau(s), in the same neighbourhood(s). “By being responsible with the prevention and the readiness, it also protects our Māori and the people of Aotearoa.”

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    Pacific Leadership Forum: Pasifika at highest risk of Coronavirus

    The Pacific Leadership Forum have identified their ethnicity as the having the highest risk of contracting Coronavirus. To combat that risk, the Aotearoa based leadership group has offered their services to help the government prepare their communities for the long fight ahead. In a statement the forum wrote, “This is a great risk not only to the Pacific communities, but also to the wider New Zealand population.”

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    Pasifika stallholder: Last minute cancellation was 'ridiculous'

    The Pasifika Community are reeling in shock at the last minute cancellation of the Auckland Pasifika Festival. Many had come from overseas, bringing the treasures of their homelands to sell in Aotearoa.

  4. Video for Cook Island Māori photographer documents indigenous stories to the world
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    Cook Island Māori photographer documents indigenous stories to the world

    Cook Island, Māori photographer Alex King is proving what it means to be an indigenous photographer, documenting indigenous stories from around the world.

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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.

  6. 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.

  8. 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.

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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.

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