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Japan's Ainu language documented in English handbook
A first-ever English handbook of the Ainu language, spoken by the indigenous people of Japan, has been released by a group of scholars. The Ainu people once inhabited a sizable portion of northern Japan.
Japan's longest serving PM assassinated during political rally
Japan's longest serving prime minister Shinzo Abe has died after being shot while campaigning for a candidate for Japan’s upcoming national elections.
Young Māori rugby players on life in Japan
By Oriwa Atkins, Te Rito journalism cadet.
'Every Māori kid likes watching WWF, that's where it started for me'- Pro wrestler Aaron Henare
He is the only Māori on a professional wrestling circuit that takes in Japan, the United Kingdom, United States and Mexico.
Highlanders and Māori All Blacks captain Ash Dixon leaving NZ Rugby
Highlanders co-captain and Māori All Blacks captain Ash Dixon is headed to Japan.
Damian McKenzie heads for Japanese rugby after All Blacks' northern tour
He's poised to start at fullback for the All Blacks this Saturday in their second Bledisloe cup test but next year Damian McKenzie's rugby career will be very different.
Olympics have increased my feelings for Māori culture 'ten-fold'- boxer David Nyika
The NZ bronze medal-winning heavyweight boxer says 'no country does it quite like us'.
“It's really unsettling,” Japan-based MMA fighter Sera McAnn
Sera McAnn (Aitanga-a-Hauiti), who currently resides in Japan, says that the people and government there are not taking the COVID-19 pandemic as seriously as they should be. With over 2,000 cases and 60 deaths, the Aitanga-a-Hauiti professional MMA fighter gives us an insight into what life is currently like in Saitama, Japan.
Pacific community need leads to opening of Ōtara Covid-19 testing station- 12.30pm Newsbreak
A COVID-19 testing station has opened in Ōtara in response to the immediate need identified by the Pacific community.