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  1. Video for Business leader calls for action to protect Māori culture in commerce
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    Business leader calls for action to protect Māori culture in commerce

    A Māori businessman says intellectual property is essential to protecting Māori culture on the global stage and that New Zealand needs to act fast to protect it from being claimed or exploited by others.

  2. Video for Solutions not just talk wanted from criminal justice summit
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    Solutions not just talk wanted from criminal justice summit

    The government's criminal justice summit is underway and will address reform in the New Zealand justice system.

  3. Video for No search warrant required to inspect properties for mycoplasma bovis
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    No search warrant required to inspect properties for mycoplasma bovis

    A civil liberties expert warns there is no guarantee another repeat of the Urewera raid saga could be avoided under the implications of the National Identification and Tracing Amendment Bill. The bill was passed on Thursday and brings the NAIT Act in line with the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 to allow inspectors to search farming properties without a warrant.

  4. Video for Ngai Tai ki Tāmaki at Supreme Court for exclusive Gulf Islands rights
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    Ngai Tai ki Tāmaki at Supreme Court for exclusive Gulf Islands rights

    Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki Tribal Trust's Supreme Court appeal for exclusive rights to Rangitoto and Motutapu Islands started today in Wellington.  Iwi chairman James Brown says the iwi is fighting for its rights after the Crown breached Treaty principles by granting tourism concessions which iwi objected to.

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    First Waikato Māori female District Court Judge

    Hundreds gathered at Te Kotahitanga Marae in Tūākau for a special court hearing to witness the swearing-in of the first Māori female District Court Judge from Waikato- Judge Tinimiraka Victoria Clark.

  6. Video for New law passed to allow victims of domestic violence 10 days leave
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    New law passed to allow victims of domestic violence 10 days leave

    Parliament has passed the Domestic Violence Victims' Protection Bill which will provide up to ten days' paid leave a year and flexible working arrangements to help deal with the impacts of the violence.

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    Youth concerned over Waikato gang-related deaths

    There's growing concern regarding youth in Waikato following the recent gang-related homicides in the region.  Hamilton youth worker Eugene Davis says the community needs to stop the increase of gang activity by focusing on troubled youth.

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    Normalising Māori langauge within the legal profession

    The first ever Māori language workshop for those in the legal profession was held at Hoani Waititi Marae in Auckland.  The Māori Law Society say the aim is to develop the understanding of Māori langauge in legal settings.

  9. Video for Is independent body needed to monitor post-Treaty spend?
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    Is independent body needed to monitor post-Treaty spend?

    The government is not responsible for measuring whether conditional Treaty settlement objectives are being met post-payment.  Both government and the National Party say responsibility lies with recipients but Treaty expert Dr Carwyn Jones is asking whether a separate body is needed to hold them accountable to beneficiaries.

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    Prison reform group spreads its branches

    A prison reform group has opened two new branches in Northland and Auckland with a focus on te reo and tikanga programmes to rehabilitate inmates.  The branches have been established as part of the Sir Peter Williams QC Penal Reform League.   

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