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  1. Video for Wildlife at risk due to river pollution
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    Wildlife at risk due to river pollution

    The pollution of Gisbourne's three rivers with human waste is an ongoing issue for locals in the region.  Local man Mātahi Brightwell says he is witnessing a collapsing ecosystem. 

  2. Video for Who has rights to freshwater?
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    Who has rights to freshwater?

    The Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust is objecting to resource consents applied for the by Gisborne District Council regarding the use of water in the region. 

  3. Video for Life-changing drivers' licence programme in high demand
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    Life-changing drivers' licence programme in high demand

    Tairawhiti REAP has become so popular that it's looking for funding to expand.

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    Ruling says no to pokies for Kaiti Mall

    Pokie machines have been shut down  in the Kaiti Mall after a judge ruled in favour of community trust Ka Pai Kaiti.

  5. Video for Heta-Morris claims 8th national arm wrestling title
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    Heta-Morris claims 8th national arm wrestling title

    Maateiwarangi Heta-Morris has claimed his eighth straight New Zealand heavy weight championship at the National Arm Wrestling Competition held in Gisborne, the first time the competition has been outside of Auckland.

  6. Video for Gisborne says no to plastic bags with 24-hr 'bagathon' event
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    Gisborne says no to plastic bags with 24-hr 'bagathon' event

    Community group Ka Pai Kaiti in Gisborne has become a 'Para Kore' organisation and is starting their journey with a 24-hour 'bagathon' event tomorrow, aiming to sew 400 reusable shopping bags.

  7. Video for Ringatu commemorates 150 years
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    Ringatu commemorates 150 years

    Hundreds of people descended on Rangiwaho Marae just outside of Gisborne today to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of the Ringatu faith, the Māori religious movement founded by the prophet Te Kooti.

  8. Video for Tolaga Bay locals & forestry companies to meet over flood clean-up
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    Tolaga Bay locals & forestry companies to meet over flood clean-up

    The Gisborne District Council will meet with the Tolaga Bay community and forestry companies today to discuss the post-flood clean-up. 

  9. Video for Gisborne grows its first banana plantation
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    Gisborne grows its first banana plantation

    Gisborne is home to the Tairāwhiti's first commercial banana plantation, a joint venture between Tai Pukenga Ltd and AgResearch, with the aim to expand banana farms right across the East Coast.

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    Slash affects East Coast seafood stocks- Kaumatua

    East Coast locals are angry that pine-slash still blankets beaches after flooding and severe rainfall hit the region this month. Locals say washed up seafood has died after becoming trapped in the debris severely affecting stocks which many use to feed their families.

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