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  1. Video for New Mānuka honey definition and regulations for NZ exporters
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    New Mānuka honey definition and regulations for NZ exporters

    Mānuka honey will need to be tested before it can be sold overseas as Mānuka come the new year. Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor says by defining Mānuka it will keep quality producers in and keep cowboy operators out.

  2. Video for Rangatahi push for 40,000 new jobs in Bay of Plenty
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    Rangatahi push for 40,000 new jobs in Bay of Plenty

    A regional growth organisation called Bay of Connections is looking to create 40,000 new jobs by 2050. Regional Development Minister Shane Jones says the move coincides with the new Provincial Growth fund, which he says will support initiatives like Bay of Connections.

  3. Video for Rotorua Māori forestry sector applaud trees scheme
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    Rotorua Māori forestry sector applaud trees scheme

    Māori in the forestry sector in Rotorua are applauding the governments move to plant 1 Billion trees over the next ten years. Forestry enterprise Toitū Te Waonui says the scheme has the potential to provide millions in revenue to Māori land owners and jobs for the region.

  4. Video for Kauri dieback disease could mean closure of Waitākere Ranges
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    Kauri dieback disease could mean closure of Waitākere Ranges

    The Auckland Council and Local iwi are considering closing the Waitākere Ranges to the public following a report which shows the number of native Kauri affected by the Kauri dieback disease which has more than doubled in five years.

  5. Video for Māori primary industries flourish in the Bay of Plenty
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    Māori primary industries flourish in the Bay of Plenty

    Māori have become major players in the Kiwifruit industry according to Te Horipo Karaitiana of the Bay of Connections He Mauri Ohooho Māori economic development strategy. Karaitiana says Māori make up a third of Te Waiariki kiwifruit production.

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    Public urged to remain vigilant as myrtle rust confirmed in 52 properties nationwide

    The Ministry for Primary Industries has provided an update on the spread of myrtle rust, a devastating plant fungus which can affect Pōhutukawa and Mānuka trees. The fungus was first detected at a Northland nursery in early May 2017.  

  7. Video for Northland farm takes honours at Ahuwhenua Māori Excellence in Farming Awards
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    Northland farm takes honours at Ahuwhenua Māori Excellence in Farming Awards

    Over 40 years have passed since the last Northland farm won top honours in the Ahuwhenua Māori Excellence in Farming Awards.  But that time came to an end last night at the Ahuwhenua dinner awards in Whāngarei where prime minister Bill English announced the Omapere-Rangihamama Trust in Kaikohe the winners of the prestigious Ahuwhenua Trophy.

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    Fishing group criticises MPI over crayfish numbers

    recreational fishing group has cited a survey of people who pot and dive for crayfish on the northeast coast between Pakiri and East Cape to argue that the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) assurances that the fishery is doing well are unfounded.

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    Native Affairs- MPI agrees to save pāua

    A collective agreement to save parts of the Kaikōura ecology, including the relocation of thousands of stranded pāua has been reached.

  10. Video for Farmwatch release more footage of animal cruelty
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    Farmwatch release more footage of animal cruelty

    Footage filmed at a Waikato farm by animal rights group Farmwatch shows a cow suspended from a tractor by "hip clamps".

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