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  1. Video for University student president from Te Arawa shortlisted for Women of Influence award
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    University student president from Te Arawa shortlisted for Women of Influence award

    Tori McNoe's long-term goal is to work in police intelligence with a focus on youth justice.

  2. Video for Mana wāhine prominent at Waitangi
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    Mana wāhine prominent at Waitangi

    180 years ago women were assumed to have been less outwardly involved in signing the Treaty of Waitangi and now our history has gone full circle. Māori women, in particular, are more prominent than ever, and an example of that was displayed by northern leader Mere Mangu who challenged the status quo on Waitangi marae.  

  3. Video for Ngāti Porou athlete record-breaker at NZ Strong Woman competition
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    Ngāti Porou athlete record-breaker at NZ Strong Woman competition

    New Zealand's Strong Woman 2019 winner Shayna Tapara has broken records at the national 2020 competition today.  

  4. Video for Wāhine Māori trio sworn into High Court
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    Wāhine Māori trio sworn into High Court

    Three Māori women were sworn in as lawyers in the Rotorua High Court. There is only an estimate of one thousand barristers and solicitors admitted each year and six percent of those are Māori, even less are Māori women. The trio says they will stand as kaitiaki in the courts.  

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    Australian netball coach calls for more indigenous players in her squad

     Australian netball coach Lisa Alexander has spoken out about the lack of diversity in her national side and wants to see more women of colour on the court.

  6. Video for Disney dreams big with Māori
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    Disney dreams big with Māori

    Māori photographers have collaborated with The Walt Disney company to celebrate real-life women and girls. The initiative is called Disney's Dream Big, Princess Photo Exhibition. 

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    Wahine Māori in higher places

    Trailblazing mother-of-four Laurissa Cooney, of Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, has been appointed to Air New Zealand’s Board of Directors.

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    Te Arawa's 'Aunty Bea' memorialised through stunning mural

    An intimate ceremony to unveil a large wall mural of the late Aunty Bea was held in Rotorua on Sunday with her whānau. Beatrice Yates (nee Grant) passed away last year and a mural has been created in her honour by Ngāi Tūhoe artist Taumata Soloman, as part of the inaugural Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival.

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    From prison to beauty pageant

    Evarna Koia, a former meth addict who was imprisoned for theft, has turned her life around helping other wāhine Māori in Rotorua. Tonight, she will compete in the Miss Rotorua 2019 beauty pageant.

  10. Video for NUKU wāhine wānanga held in Ihumātao over weekend
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    NUKU wāhine wānanga held in Ihumātao over weekend

    While thousands visited Ihumātao over the weekend, just up the road at Makaurau Marae around 100 wāhine united for a wānanga to reset, reflect and reconnect.

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