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Ngā Tamatoa

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Ngā Tamatoa (The Warriors) was a Māori activist group that operated throughout the 1970s to promote Māori rights, fight racial discrimination, and confront injustices perpetrated by the New Zealand Government, particularly violations of the Treaty of Waitangi. [1]

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Government of New Zealand

The Government of New Zealand (Te Kāwanatanga o Aotearoa), or New Zealand Government (ceremonially referred to as Her Majesty's Government in New Zealand on the Seal of New Zealand), is the administrative complex through which authority is exercised in New Zealand.

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Haka

The haka (plural haka, in both Māori and English) is a traditional war cry, war dance, or challenge in Māori culture.

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Hone Harawira

Hone Pani Tamati Waka Nene Harawira is a New Zealand Māori activist and former parliamentarian.

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Kura Kaupapa Māori

Kura Kaupapa Māori are Māori-language immersion schools (kura) in New Zealand where the philosophy and practice reflect Māori cultural values with the aim of revitalising Māori language, knowledge and culture.

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Maori Language Act 1987

The Maori Language Act 1987 was a piece of legislation passed by the Parliament of New Zealand that gave official language status to the Māori language (te reo Māori), and gave speakers a right to use it in legal settings such as in court.

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Māori language

Māori, also known as te reo ("the language"), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand.

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Māori people

The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.

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Māori protest movement

The Māori protest movement is a broad indigenous-rights movement in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Norman Kirk

Norman Eric Kirk (6 January 1923 – 31 August 1974) was a New Zealand politician who served as the 29th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1972 until his sudden death in 1974.

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Ranginui Walker

Ranginui Joseph Isaac Walker, (1 March 1932 – 29 February 2016) of Māori and Lebanese descent, was an academic and writer living in New Zealand.

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Treaty of Waitangi

The Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) is a treaty first signed on 6 February 1840 by representatives of the British Crown and Māori chiefs (Rangatira) from the North Island of New Zealand.

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University of Auckland

The University of Auckland (Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau) is the largest university in New Zealand, located in the country's largest city, Auckland.

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Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day is the national day of New Zealand, and commemorates the signing, on 6 February 1840, of the Treaty of Waitangi.

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Waitangi, Northland

Waitangi is a locality in the Bay of Islands on the North Island of New Zealand.

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Whina Cooper

Dame Whina Cooper (9 December 1895 – 26 March 1994) was a respected kuia (Māori elder), who worked for many years for the rights of her people, and particularly to improve the lot of Māori women.

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1 News

1 News is the news division of New Zealand television network TVNZ.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ngā_Tamatoa

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