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  1. Video for The 'Final Countdown' to naked fruits and vegetables
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    The 'Final Countdown' to naked fruits and vegetables

    From February 10th, three countdown stores in Auckland will be going "unwrapped”. This means that all of the fruit and vegetable products will be either ‘nude’ or in paper packaging, from the potatoes to the strawberries.  

  2. Video for Global cooking: A nightmare for East Coast mokopuna
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    Global cooking: A nightmare for East Coast mokopuna

    The Tairawhiti Region face the worst possible scenario in climate change, could escalate from 1-5 hot days a year to 80 by the end of the century.

  3. Video for Hawke's Bay's first wahine Māori regional councillor has sights on polluters
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    Hawke's Bay's first wahine Māori regional councillor has sights on polluters

    Hinewai Ormsby is the first Māori female councillor to be elected onto the Hawke's Bay Regional Council in what is largely a male-dominated arena. Her first point of call this year is tackling environmental issues in the region.

  4. Video for 3.7 million plastic Chinese bottles infuriate Otakiri locals
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    3.7 million plastic Chinese bottles infuriate Otakiri locals

    A Chinese bottling giant is seeking Māori approval to suck more water from Otakiri Springs, near Whakatane. The Environmental Court granted consent for their expansion, but locals are not happy.

  5. Video for Investigation underway after shark dies at Auckland beach
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    Investigation underway after shark dies at Auckland beach

    The shark was caught in a net so police and DOC are trying to find more information on how the incident occurred. People can be fined up to $250,000 and six months imprisonment for hunting, harming or killing a white shark.

  6. Video for Rotokākahi fed up with consistent rāhui breaches
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    Rotokākahi fed up with consistent rāhui breaches

    The Rotokākahi Board of Control has had enough of local residents and tourists trespassing into their beautiful lake, deciding to close down some of the tracks to preserve the mauri and purity of their roto.

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    Ngāti Manuhiri warn boaties after dead dolphin calf found entangled

    Ngāti Manuhiri  and the Department of Conservation (DOC) and are urging all boaties to bring in broken lines and rubbish from their fishing trips after a dead baby dolphin was recovered from Tāwharanui beach in Auckland over the weekend.

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    Excess of clothing bought on Black Friday damaging to the taiao

    Co-founder of Āio Clothing Hana Tapiata says Black Friday is another encouragement for people to buy things they don't need and many clothing items are often discarded.

  9. Video for Para Kore kaupapa welcomes increased landfill levy to save Papatūānuku
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    Para Kore kaupapa welcomes increased landfill levy to save Papatūānuku

    An organisation such as Para Kore will benefit from the increased landfill levy announced this week. The Government’s waste management fund will boost iwi and community organisations that are trying to protect Papatūānuku.

  10. Video for New Govt proposal to increase levy rate could trigger more illegal dumping
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    New Govt proposal to increase levy rate could trigger more illegal dumping

    The Government’s proposal announced today to increase the levy rate for landfills could encourage more illegal dumping, says environmentalist Kiri Danielle.

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