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  1. Video for Hurimoana Dennis found not guilty of kidnapping charges
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    Hurimoana Dennis found not guilty of kidnapping charges

    A jury has found Inspector Hurimoana Dennis and Sergeant Vaughan Perry not guilty on two charges of kidnapping at the Auckland High Court today.

  2. Video for Māori lawyers’ come together to improve services for whānau
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    Māori lawyers’ come together to improve services for whānau

    The second day of the National Conference of the Māori Caucus of Community Law was held today at Hoani Waititi Marae in Auckland. The premise, how to improve services and help whānau and community members who are being wrong-sided by the law. 

  3. Video for Three strikes law to be repealed by Justice Minister
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    Three strikes law to be repealed by Justice Minister

    Criminal Law Expert Khylee Quince welcomes the news that the three strikes law will itself be struck out. She says the decision to repeal the law by Justice Minister Andrew Little will have a positive impact for Māori.

  4. Video for Māori lawyer Maia Wikaira sworn into Native American tribal justice system
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    Māori lawyer Maia Wikaira sworn into Native American tribal justice system

    New Zealand environmental attorney Maia Wikaira was recently sworn into the Yurok Bar in Klamath, California. The legal fellow will do legal research and provide assistance to the attorneys at The Yurok Tribe Office of Tribal Attorney.

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    Māori academic awarded prestigious scholarship

    Associate Professor Claire Charters from the Auckland Law School has been awarded a 2017 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to investigate the ways indigenous peoples’ rights are constitutionally recognised throughout the world.

  6. Video for Law Commission looks to rewrite property law to include tikanga Māori
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    Law Commission looks to rewrite property law to include tikanga Māori

    The New Zealand Law Commission is investigating the Property (Relationships) Act and whether or not it can extend to recognise tikanga Māori when relationships end and property is divided. Public submissions open next week.

  7. Video for Native Affairs - Synthetic Weed Nearly Killed Me
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    Native Affairs- Synthetic Weed Nearly Killed Me

    Drugs that were legal but are now illegal and unregulated. Nine people have died from a lethal mix of the drug in Auckland. But there are also problems in the regions.

  8. Video for Renting stories aimed at cutting through political noise
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    Renting stories aimed at cutting through political noise

    Social rights campaigner Laura O'Connell is leading research groups to source stories from renters around the country. The research is aimed at encouraging landlords to provide better conditions for rental properties.

  9. Video for New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars
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    New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars

    One in five Year 10 students, particularly Māori and Pacific, continue to be exposed to smoking in cars according to a report by University of Otago. Researchers say it contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the dangers of second-hand smoke.

  10. Video for National MP Todd Barclay taps out of Parliament
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    National MP Todd Barclay taps out of Parliament

    It's bye-bye for National MP Todd Barclay, he has resigned and announced he will step down as a candidate for this year's election, and will exit parliament at the end of this term. But some MPs say he should have left sooner.

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