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    Māori Batallion medal recipients ‘happy and grateful’, says Māori lawyer

    Authored by videographer Ginés Pastor Espuch & digital producer Mana Wikaire-Lewis.

  2. News

    500 Māori Battalion medals still with NZDF

    The lawyer who has been on a years long mission to reunite whānau with their missing WWII medals is renewing his call for descendants of the 28th Māori Battalion to apply to receive their ancestors' unclaimed war medals.

  3. Video for Thousands commemorate ANZACs in services across motu

    Thousands commemorate ANZACs in services across motu

    Thousands have gathered across Aotearoa to commemorate ANZAC day with the Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Hine) paying tribute to the more than 250,000 New Zealanders who have served overseas, and highlighting concerns about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

  4. Ka mate ā Ururoa- The Shark of War

    This is the inspirational story of one of Aotearoa’s most outstanding Māori war heroes, Hokianga-born Harding Waipuke Leaf (Ngāpuhi, Te Hikutu), who was awarded the military cross for bravery and who fought in both World Wars

  5. Video for Last Māori Battalion soldier accepts knighthood in honour of comrades

    Last Māori Battalion soldier accepts knighthood in honour of comrades

    96-year-old Robert Nairn Gillies (Ngāti Whakaue) will be honoured with a knighthood for services to Māori and war commemorations.

  6. Video for Remembering the C Company 'Kaupoi'

    Remembering the C Company 'Kaupoi'

    Service recognition medals for whānau of WWII veterans.

  7. Video for The Liberation of Le Quesnoy

    The Liberation of Le Quesnoy

    The story of the NZ Division that liberated the town of Le Quesnoy without any loss of life to the civilian population, during WWI. The events of November 4th, 1918 will never be forgotten.

  8. Video for Grandfathers Footsteps

    Grandfathers Footsteps

    Director, David Blyth, follows in the footsteps of his grandfather, a WWI soldier. From training at Maadi Camp, Egypt. to the battlefields of North Eastern France, Le Quesnoy and beyond.

  9. Video for Whītiki


    Hear the untold stories of a group of Māori Pioneers through the eyes of their descendants. Descendants now of a similar age to their tupuna when they set off to battle in The Great War.

  10. Video for Pixie


    Follow the life and times of Pixie Williams, the singer of New Zealand's first pressed record and the #1 hit 'Blue Smoke'.

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