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    $150,000 for 8000 hectare drought affected farm "inadequate"

    This summer’s drought on Tairawhiti is having a huge impact on local farmers and their livestock. So the Government has allocated $150,000 to be shared affected regions which is inadequate according to one Maori farm.

  2. Video for Taranaki iwi upset mining equipment could be discarded on seafloor
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    Taranaki iwi upset mining equipment could be discarded on seafloor

    Taranaki iwi and Ngāti Tara hapū are concerned petroleum mining equipment, such as pipelines and cable, will be discarded on the seafloor in their rohe after the collapse of oil and gas explorer Tamarind Taranaki Ltd late last year. 

  3. Video for 60,000 native rākau planted on Titirangi Maunga/Kaitī Hill
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    60,000 native rākau planted on Titirangi Maunga/Kaitī Hill

    More than 60,000 native rakau have been planted on Titirangi Maunga/Kaitī Hill to reinstate its mana back to the time of the ancestor and tohunga horticulturalist Te Maro.

  4. Video for Taranaki iwi 'devastated' after thousands of eels killed by ammonia spill
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    Taranaki iwi 'devastated' after thousands of eels killed by ammonia spill

    Members of the Taranaki iwi Ngāti Ruanui are devastated following the death of thousands of eels caused by an ammonia spill. Māori Party candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer (Ngāti Ruanui) says the spill was caused by a burst valve, belonging to the meat company Silver Fern Farms.

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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.  

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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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