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  1. Video for Making an Anzac Day cultural statement with haka
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    Making an Anzac Day cultural statement with haka

    More than 100 Māori and Aboriginal people performed the haka and corroboree today in Perth to honour the sacrifices made by ANZAC soldiers and to celebrate the coming together of two cultures.

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    "There is a debt from my country to the Māori community"- Italian ambassador

    Nearly 30,000 NZ soldiers lost their lives in World War I and World War II, with more than 2,000 buried in cemeteries throughout Italy.  To commemorate that special connection, an honoured guest was hosted by Ngāti Hori, Ngāti Toa Harapaki in Heretaunga today.

  3. Video for Veterans at Anzac Day services welcome wellbeing funds from govt
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    Veterans at Anzac Day services welcome wellbeing funds from govt

    A $4.1mil cash boost from government to support the health and wellbeing of veterans and their families when they leave the defence forces has been welcomed by those at Anzac commemorations. Minister for Veterans Ron Mark says many are unaware of their entitlements after service.

  4. Video for Egypt-based Sgt Reihana following in father's footsteps
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    Egypt-based Sgt Reihana following in father's footsteps

    Sergeant Arihi Reihana of Ngāpuhi was deployed to Egypt in August last year to patrol coastal regions in the Sinai Peninsula.  She's following in the footsteps of her father, who served in the 1st Battalion of the Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.

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    The wartime roots of 'Hoki Mai'

    Did you know that the waiata you’ve been singing at parties is a wartime song and is not even titled Hoki Mai?  It’s actually called Tomo Mai e Tama Mā.

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    Did you know Waikato Māori refused to fight in WWI?

    In what can only be seen as a punitive measure, conscription was enforced on Tainui Māori in 1917-18. 

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    Remembering our decorated heroes

    There may be some confusion over who was the first Māori Victoria Cross recipient. The actual honour goes to a pilot from WWI.

  8. Video for Stories of Māori Battalion must be retold - Ardern
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    Stories of Māori Battalion must be retold- Ardern

    Almost 3,600 men served in the 28th Māori Battalion and 649 were killed in action or died on active service.

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    Alleged Gallipoli terror plot arrest

    An alleged terrorist planning to attack the Anzac dawn service at Gallipoli has been arrested this morning in Turkey.

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    War memorial vandalism ‘mindless’- Mahuta

    Minister of Māori Development Nanaia Mahuta has spoken out at the recent vandalism to crosses in Huntly and the cenotaph at Ngāruawāhia, saying she is deeply disappointed and angry.

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