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  1. Video for NZers wake up to the seriousness of the Aussie bushfires
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    NZers wake up to the seriousness of the Aussie bushfires

    New Zealanders are waking up to the seriousness of the Australian bushfires after thousands were witness to a blood orange sun caused by smoke from the fires that have traveled across the sea.

  2. Video for Rongowhakaata tsunami plan will save their most vulnerable whānau
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    Rongowhakaata tsunami plan will save their most vulnerable whānau

    Rongowhakaata have identified holes in the current emergency plans for the rohe. Current procedures do not have evacuation steps in place for kaumātua who live outside of cell-phone coverage and our hauā community.   To address this take, Tairawhiti iwi want to create an emergency protocol in the wake of Gisborne District Council’s tsunami report. Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust chair Moera Brown told Te Āo Māori News that two marae, Whakatō and Manutuke will be open to whanau when disasters come, “It’s just a matter of ensuring to give that support to the particular marae in respect of providing that service and resource.”  

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    Recovery team has landed on Whakaari

    Police have confirmed the recovery team undertaking the operation to remove bodies on Whakaari - White Island have landed on the island.

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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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    Five confirmed dead following Whakaari-White Is eruption

    Police have confirmed five people are dead following the eruption at Whakaari-White Island earlier today in the Bay of Plenty.

  6. Video for One fatality confirmed in Whakaari - White Island eruption
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    One fatality confirmed in Whakaari- White Island eruption

    Police have confirmed one fatality following an eruption on Whakaari - White Island earlier today, and based on the information they have, they say it is likely there are others.

  7. Video for Eruption at Whakaari - White Island
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    Eruption at Whakaari- White Island

    A massive plume can be seen following an eruption at Whakaari, also known as White Island in the Bay of Plenty.

  8. Video for Waitahanui fire now under control
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    Waitahanui fire now under control

    Fire and Emergency NZ confirmed with Te Ao that the vegetation fire on SH1 just north of Waitahanui, about 15km south of Taupo, is now under control.

  9. Video for Māori set to fight fire with fire
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    Māori set to fight fire with fire

    The Australia bushfire death toll has risen to four as a result of more than 100 bushfires raging across two states. On Tuesday New Zealand deployed two firefighter crews to Queensland. A second call for assistance has come through with New Zealand Forestry Protection Service preparing to deploy teams with expertise in fire protection.

  10. Video for NZ Firefighters answer Australia’s call for help
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    NZ Firefighters answer Australia’s call for help

    New Zealand firefighters will join the battle against more than 50 bushfires burning out of control in New South Wales. 3 people have reportedly lost their lives, 600 schools have closed and a state of emergency has been declared in parts of southeast Australia. 

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