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  1. Video for Wāhine Māori trio sworn into High Court

    Wāhine Māori trio sworn into High Court

    Three Māori women were sworn in as lawyers in the Rotorua High Court. There is only an estimate of one thousand barristers and solicitors admitted each year and six percent of those are Māori, even less are Māori women. The trio says they will stand as kaitiaki in the courts.  

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    Australian netball coach calls for more indigenous players in her squad

     Australian netball coach Lisa Alexander has spoken out about the lack of diversity in her national side and wants to see more women of colour on the court.

  3. Video for Disney dreams big with Māori

    Disney dreams big with Māori

    Māori photographers have collaborated with The Walt Disney company to celebrate real-life women and girls. The initiative is called Disney's Dream Big, Princess Photo Exhibition. 

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    Wahine Māori in higher places

    Trailblazing mother-of-four Laurissa Cooney, of Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, has been appointed to Air New Zealand’s Board of Directors.

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    Te Arawa's 'Aunty Bea' memorialised through stunning mural

    An intimate ceremony to unveil a large wall mural of the late Aunty Bea was held in Rotorua on Sunday with her whānau. Beatrice Yates (nee Grant) passed away last year and a mural has been created in her honour by Ngāi Tūhoe artist Taumata Soloman, as part of the inaugural Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival.

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    From prison to beauty pageant

    Evarna Koia, a former meth addict who was imprisoned for theft, has turned her life around helping other wāhine Māori in Rotorua. Tonight, she will compete in the Miss Rotorua 2019 beauty pageant.

  7. Video for NUKU wāhine wānanga held in Ihumātao over weekend

    NUKU wāhine wānanga held in Ihumātao over weekend

    While thousands visited Ihumātao over the weekend, just up the road at Makaurau Marae around 100 wāhine united for a wānanga to reset, reflect and reconnect.

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    Marae in Ihumātao to host wānanga celebrating indigenous wāhine

    The creator of NUKU, a media storytelling series which profiles 100 indigenous women, is set to expand her project with a wānanga celebrating wāhine toa. The event will be packed with kōrero, kai and wānanga on rāranga and rongoā Māori.

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    Karauria wins world wool handling final

    The 30-year-old from Alexandra provided one of the highlights for New Zealand on day three of the world shearing championships in Le Dorat, France.

  10. Video for Women draw inspiration from wāhine Māori leaders

    Women draw inspiration from wāhine Māori leaders

    Mana Wahine were at the forefront of discussions at the annual FOMA Huihuinga Wāhine, where female leaders and entrepreneurs discussed key topics affecting wāhine today.

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