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    Japan's longest serving PM assassinated during political rally

    Japan's longest serving prime minister Shinzo Abe has died after being shot while campaigning for a candidate for Japan’s upcoming national elections.

  2. Video for Young Māori rugby players on life in Japan
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    Young Māori rugby players on life in Japan

    By Oriwa Atkins, Te Rito journalism cadet.

  3. Video for 'Every Māori kid likes watching WWF, that's where it started for me' -  Pro wrestler Aaron Henare
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    'Every Māori kid likes watching WWF, that's where it started for me'- Pro wrestler Aaron Henare

    He is the only Māori on a professional wrestling circuit that takes in Japan, the United Kingdom, United States and Mexico.

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    Highlanders and Māori All Blacks captain Ash Dixon leaving NZ Rugby

    Highlanders co-captain and Māori All Blacks captain Ash Dixon is headed to Japan.

  5. Video for Damian McKenzie heads for Japanese rugby after All Blacks' northern tour
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    Damian McKenzie heads for Japanese rugby after All Blacks' northern tour

    He's poised to start at fullback for the All Blacks this Saturday in their second Bledisloe cup test but next year Damian McKenzie's rugby career will be very different.

  6. Video for Olympics have increased my feelings for Māori culture 'ten-fold' - boxer David Nyika
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    Olympics have increased my feelings for Māori culture 'ten-fold'- boxer David Nyika

    The NZ bronze medal-winning heavyweight boxer says 'no country does it quite like us'.

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    “It's really unsettling,” Japan-based MMA fighter Sera McAnn

    Sera McAnn (Aitanga-a-Hauiti), who currently resides in Japan, says that the people and government there are not taking the COVID-19 pandemic as seriously as they should be. With over 2,000 cases and 60 deaths, the Aitanga-a-Hauiti professional MMA fighter gives us an insight into what life is currently like in Saitama, Japan.

  8. Video for Pacific community need leads to opening of Ōtara Covid-19 testing station - 12.30pm Newsbreak
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    Pacific community need leads to opening of Ōtara Covid-19 testing station- 12.30pm Newsbreak

    A COVID-19 testing station has opened in Ōtara in response to the immediate need identified by the Pacific community.

  9. Video for Māori teacher in Japan out of work due to coronavirus school closures
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    Māori teacher in Japan out of work due to coronavirus school closures

    Pokere Paewai is one of many teachers in Japan out of mahi after schools have closed across the country in a bid to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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    Luke McAlisters’ Japan team gets new coach

    Manu Samoa Coach, Vaeluagaomatagi Steve Jackson has signed on as coach for Luke McCallisters’ rugby team in Japan. The Shimizu Blue Sharks issued a statement on their website confirming the appointment. It is unknown how this will affect Vaeluagaomatagis’ work with Manu Samoa and SRU. According to the Statement, Vaeluagaomatagi is honoured to have taken up this position.  The Samoan Rugby Union have been contacted for comment and we are awaiting reply. About the Shimizu Blue Sharks The Shimizu Blue Sharks are a professional rugby team playing in the Top Challenge League in Japan. Luke McCalister played first-five for them in the 2019-2020 season that ended in January.

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