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  1. Video for Jim Anderton worked like a trojan and was tough as nails - Matt McCarten
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    Jim Anderton worked like a trojan and was tough as nails- Matt McCarten

    Jim Anderton could have been Prime Minister had he toed the line within the Labour Party government during the asset sales and economic reforms of the 80's. His convictions inspired many Māori to follow him.

  2. Video for A freedom fighter for our people - Sandra Lee-Vercoe
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    A freedom fighter for our people- Sandra Lee-Vercoe

    Heartfelt words of sympathy are being heard throughout the country at the passing of former Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton. He was 79-years-old when he passed peacefully at Cashmere View Hospital in Christchurch last night. His passing is felt by those all over the country and also by his former Deputy Leader Sandra Lee-Vercoe.

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    Minimum wage to increase to $16.50 per hour

    The minimum wage will increase by 75 cents to $16.50 per hour on 1 April 2018, Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway announced today.

  4. Video for Medicinal cannabis bill 'step in the right direction' - East Coast hemp grower
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    Medicinal cannabis bill 'step in the right direction'- East Coast hemp grower

    A spokesman for the East Coast company vying to be the country's first medicinal cannabis growing operation says he expects the government to announce more access to medicinal cannabis for importers and the chronically ill. 

  5. Video for Whanganui River could be unsafe to swim in this summer
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    Whanganui River could be unsafe to swim in this summer

    One of Whanganui's favourite swimming spots at Pīpīriki has been deemed unsafe for swimming by the Horizons Regional Council due to high levels of E.coli in the water.

  6. Video for $9.5mil teachers package will support more Māori teachers - Kelvin Davis
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    $9.5mil teachers package will support more Māori teachers- Kelvin Davis

    Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis says the Government's immediate $9.5 million teacher supply package will support more te reo Māori and Māori medium teachers into classrooms from next year.

  7. Video for Extra $50 a week for student allowances in 2018
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    Extra $50 a week for student allowances in 2018

    The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) has hailed the Government’s decision to introduce an extra $50 a week for student allowances.

  8. Video for Māori spirit thrives at these events - Minister of Māori Development
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    Māori spirit thrives at these events- Minister of Māori Development

    Nanaia Mahuta along with a group from Waikato received a welcome this morning. This is the first big Māori event she's attended since being sworn in as Māori Development Minister and she mentioned that today also marks Parekura Horomia's birthday which she says is significant considering this competition began in his time as Minister of Māori Development.

  9. Video for National's tactics a "wake-up call" for PM - Shane Jones
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    National's tactics a "wake-up call" for PM- Shane Jones

    New Zealand's Parliament is officially open and with the chaos at the election of the new Speaker of the House yesterday, New Zealand First's Shane Jones says it’s a reminder to the Prime Minister to be wary of the opposition's tactics.

  10. Video for Justice Minister looks to rehabilitate rather than recycle
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    Justice Minister looks to rehabilitate rather than recycle

    Minister of Justice Andrew Little says repealing the Three Strikes Law is a step closer to helping reduce the disproportionate number of Māori in prison.

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