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  1. Video for Māori wards hikoi endorsed by former New Plymouth mayor
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    Māori wards hikoi endorsed by former New Plymouth mayor

    The establishment of a Māori ward in Whakatāne moved one step closer today as voters marched to the Whakatāne District Council to cast their vote. 

  2. Video for New Plymouth Councillor told to apologise for offensive comments
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    New Plymouth Councillor told to apologise for offensive comments

    A formal complaint has been laid with the New Plymouth District Council about Councillor Murray Chong and his Facebook post, questioning the value of the Māori language. 

  3. Video for Māori Party hopes big name will win seat
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    Māori Party hopes big name will win seat

    A former rugby league star is using his name to win votes over the Te Tai Hauāuru electorate in next year's general elections. Howie Tamati who was recently announced as candidate for the Māori Party, hopes to win back its founding seat.

  4. Video for Native Affairs - The recovering racist
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    Native Affairs- The recovering racist

    Mayor Andrew Judd calls himself a recovering racist. He was spat at, ridiculed and threatened when he publicly supported a separate Māori ward in New Plymouth. He gave up his job. So, what next for Andrew Judd?

  5. Video for Native Affairs - Andrew Judd joins Māori Party
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    Native Affairs- Andrew Judd joins Māori Party

    New Plymouth District Council Mayor Andrew Judd has joined the Māori Party. 

  6. Video for Taranaki hapū oppose council land sell off
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    Taranaki hapū oppose council land sell off

    Iwi and hapū of Taranaki took to the streets today in a peaceful protest in opposition to the New Plymouth District Council Waitara Lands Bill. If passed into law, it would mean the council could sell land originally belonging to Taranaki whānau, which whānau say was illegally confiscated by the crown more than a century ago.

  7. Video for Taranaki community debates Māori Ward on New Plymouth council
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    Taranaki community debates Māori Ward on New Plymouth council

    Political commentator Willie Jackson says New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd won't see another term in office because he's chosen to back a Māori ward on his council. 

  8. Video for New Plymouth District Council evicts Brewer
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    New Plymouth District Council evicts Brewer

    Today, the council’s goal to evict hermit Eric Brewer from Tapuae was achieved.

  9. Video for New Plymouth District Council withdraws eviction notice
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    New Plymouth District Council withdraws eviction notice

    In a surprise turn around, the New Plymouth District Council has backed down from calls to evict long-time beachcomber Eric Brewer from his beach shack of 16 years.

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