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  1. Video for New whale species gifted name of Mātauranga Māori whale expert
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    New whale species gifted name of Mātauranga Māori whale expert

    Whales are usually named after men, particularly western scientists but that tradition is about to change, as a newly discovered species of whale will carry an Indigenous Māori women’s name.

  2. Video for Ngāti Awa applauds court decision over Ōtākiri Spring
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    Ngāti Awa applauds court decision over Ōtākiri Spring

    Leonie Simpson: "We are fighting for our right to preserve and look after all of our treasures."

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    Holder of customary knowledge Dr Hōhepa Mason dies

    Dr Hōhepa (Joseph) Mason, QSO, PhD (Honoris Causa) (Ngāti Awa) has died. Dr Mason has for many decades been an unwavering supporter of his iwi and hapū and a renowned holder of customary knowledge.

  4. Video for Winston Peters confirms funding for Kia Kaha Whakatane project
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    Winston Peters confirms funding for Kia Kaha Whakatane project

     Whakatāne wins another $2.5 million.

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    James Tahae Doherty joins NZ Order of Merit

    James Tahae Doherty (Tūhoe, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Kahungunu) awarded in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Māori and conservation.

  6. Video for Superpower rongoā made for whānau with love
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    Superpower rongoā made for whānau with love

    Davina Thompson (Ngāti Awa, Te Arawa) has made almost 1000 rongoā Māori packs. Made with little funds and a lot of aroha, these rongoā packs are even helping people from the Bay of Plenty to Whangārei.

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    Ngāti Awa fly vital supplies to isolated Motiti Island

    The lockdown left the 40 Ngāti Awa descendants on Mōtītī Island cut off from kai and generator fuel supplies. So mainland based Ngāti Awa descendants kicked into action, sending vital supplies to the lonely island.

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    Ngāti Awa remembers Edgecumbe, Whakaari and COVID-19

    They have faced three disasters and marking almost three years since the region hit with floods in 2017, a volcanic eruption just months ago and now a deadly virus. 

  9. Video for Iwi celebrate ties to sacred river at Tarawera River Festival
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    Iwi celebrate ties to sacred river at Tarawera River Festival

    Celebrating the connection with Tarawera River and the unique identity of its people was the focus of Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Rangitihi and Tūwharetoa descendants who gathered in Matata on Saturday for the Tarawera River Festival.

  10. Video for Tūpuna Maunga Authority plans to delete Wairaka from history, historian says
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    Tūpuna Maunga Authority plans to delete Wairaka from history, historian says

    Mataatua historian Pouroto Ngaropo claims that the Tūpuna Maunga Authority of Tamaki Makaurau is planning to make Te Ahi-Kā-a-Rakataura the sole name of Ōwairaka (Mt Albert). A group from Whakatāne iwi accompanied Ngaropo came to Ōwairaka Friday afternoon with. They oppose the name change, and the lack of consultation surrounding the approved earthworks, which will see the 345 foreign rākau cut down and replaced with native seedlings. Ngaropo claims that the earthworks, are a smokescreen to distract public attention from the Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s name change plans.

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