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  1. Video for Four of five whitebait species are at risk
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    Four of five whitebait species are at risk

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is carrying out research to restore and protect whitebait spawning areas to address a decline of whitebait species.

  2. Video for Māori worldview essential for Zero Carbon Bill - Youth group
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    Māori worldview essential for Zero Carbon Bill- Youth group

    The youth group responsible for pushing for the Zero Carbon Act says a key focus of the Act should be to engage with iwi and recognise Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

  3. Video for Work underway to tackle recycling and waste problems in Aotearoa
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    Work underway to tackle recycling and waste problems in Aotearoa

    A new taskforce has been set up by the Ministry for the Environment and local government to tackle problems resulting from China's ban on importing recyclables.

  4. Video for Govt funds $2.7mil towards national litter database
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    Govt funds $2.7mil towards national litter database

    It's World Environment Day and the government is funding $2.7mil toward education and research focused on beaches and keeping plastics out of our oceans.

  5. Video for Outcome measurements needed for Treaty payments with conditions – ACT Leader
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    Outcome measurements needed for Treaty payments with conditions – ACT Leader

    Act Leader David Seymour is calling for measurements to be put in place to account for Treaty settlement funding when it is allocated for a specific purpose. He says it is unclear if the $18-million funding provided so far to Te Arawa River Iwi Trust to clean up the Waikato River is being used for the reason it was given. 

  6. 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.

  7. Video for Ngunguru school students learn about ecological literacy and kaitiakitanga
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    Ngunguru school students learn about ecological literacy and kaitiakitanga

    Year 7 and 8 students from Ngunguru school are taking part in an ecological literacy and kaitiakitanga programme which provides students with experiences to develop empathy for the natural world.

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    Native marine birds and mammals are threatened with extinction- Report

    New Zealand’s oceans, coasts, and marine wildlife are under serious and growing pressure, according to the first national report from the Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand about the marine environment.  Most of New Zealand’s marine bird species are threatened with or at risk of extinction, including species of albatrosses, penguins, and herons.  More than one-quarter of marine mammal species are threatened with extinction, including the New Zealand sea lion and species of dolphins and whales. 

  9. Video for Marine reserve approval in Akaroa may compromise Māori customary rights
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    Marine reserve approval in Akaroa may compromise Māori customary rights

    A decision to set up a marine reserve in the South Island has hit a nerve with the Māori Party, who liken it to confiscation.

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