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  1. Video for Ngāti Toa will take anti-vax protestors to court if they misuse Ka Mate
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    Ngāti Toa will take anti-vax protestors to court if they misuse Ka Mate

    The Ngāti Toa Rangatira iwi has condemned the use of its haka, Ka Mate, to promote anti-vaccine messages and has issued a caution to those using it.

  2. Video for National the only party to vote against conversion therapy
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    National the only party to vote against conversion therapy

    New Zealand just celebrated 35 years since the passing of the Homosexual Law Reform that decriminalised consensual, sexual relations between men.

  3. Video for Māori Party and National divided over proposed hate speech law change
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    Māori Party and National divided over proposed hate speech law change

    The Māori Party supports the proposed law change making hate speech a criminal offence.

  4. Video for Bill to allow Police to enter marae without warrant - Second Reading
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    Bill to allow Police to enter marae without warrant- Second Reading

    The Public Health Response Bill is currently under urgency and had its second reading in the House.

  5. Video for Oranga Tamariki: ground-breaking legislation comes into effect today
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    Oranga Tamariki: ground-breaking legislation comes into effect today

    Section 7AA of the Oranga Tamariki Act takes effect today, placing legislative responsibility on its CEO to seek out partnerships with iwi and hapū.  The ministry will now also have to report publicly and annually on the outcomes they achieve for tamariki Māori.

  6. Video for New Zealand Drug Foundation want the minimum price for alcohol
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    New Zealand Drug Foundation want the minimum price for alcohol

    The New Zealand Drug Foundation backs Scotland's stance on implementing a minimum price for alcohol and is encouraging New Zealand to do the same.

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    A milestone for the anti-tobacco advocates

    Legislation banning the use of tobacco company branding on cigarette packaging has come into effect. The law also sees an increase in the size of health warnings on packaging. 

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    Political leaders welcome inquiry into Marine and Coastal Act

    With a Waitangi Tribunal inquiry into the Marine and Coastal Area Act now granted and the election less than a month away, political leaders give their take on the announcement.

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    ‘Family and Whānau Violence’ bill introduced to parliament

    Legislation that overhauls the family violence system is a core part of reducing New Zealand’s horrendous rate of family violence, says Justice Minister Amy Adams. The Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill was introduced to Parliament today to overhaul the Domestic Violence Act.

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    Government to wipe historical homosexual convictions

    The Government will introduce a new scheme to wipe historical convictions for homosexual offences, Justice Minister Amy Adams has announced. 

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