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  1. 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.

  3. 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. 

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Video for Māori powerless to enforce rāhui on their rohe
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    Māori powerless to enforce rāhui on their rohe

    The Whakatāne river rāhui that was ignored this week has been lifted. Images emerged of commercial and recreational fishing crews carrying on as usual despite local council support. The government agency that overlooks fisheries says it lacks legal power to enforce rāhui.

  9. Video for Rāhui on Whakaari, is anyone really listening?
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    Rāhui on Whakaari, is anyone really listening?

    The prohibition and cautions of rāhui across coastal areas have been supported by many living in the Bay of Plenty region out of respect for those affected by the Whakaari eruption. But Christmas, hot weather and the need for seafood has seen some disregard the rāhui. Te Ao spoke to Mātaatua iwi, who are doing their best to hold the rāhui frontline, about the situation.

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    Whakatāne community opens arms to those affected by eruption

    The Whakatāne community is rallying around to support all those involved. Whakatāne District Mayor Judy Turner says the council is working with Ngāti Awa and others to support those in need. Te Runanga o Ngāti Awa has also opened Te Mānuka Tutahi Marae and people are welcome to come and share and support one another.

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