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    Slash affects East Coast seafood stocks- Kaumatua

    East Coast locals are angry that pine-slash still blankets beaches after flooding and severe rainfall hit the region this month. Locals say washed up seafood has died after becoming trapped in the debris severely affecting stocks which many use to feed their families.

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    Jones confirms tree planting in Manawatū-Whanganui

    Forestry and Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced that the Provincial Growth Fund will fund just under $1mil to plant more than a million trees in the Manawatū-Whanganui region.

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    Ministers launch new forestry scholarship

    A new forestry scholarship has been launched by Forestry Ministers Shane Jones and Meka Whaitiri. 

  4. Video for Ministers consult on forestry regulation improvements
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    Ministers consult on forestry regulation improvements

    Forestry Minister Shane Jones and Climate Change Minister James Shaw have released a consultation paper proposing 12 improvements to forestry regulations in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.   

  5. Video for Forestry companies responsible for post-flood slash – Environment Minister
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    Forestry companies responsible for post-flood slash – Environment Minister

    East Coast locals are calling for stricter rules to prevent soil erosion and protect waterways from forestry slash in the wake of severe flooding at Tolaga Bay. 

  6. Video for Shane Jones making bold moves to strip Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers
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    Shane Jones making bold moves to strip Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers

    New Zealand First MP Shane Jones is making bold moves that could strip the Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers. Jones says iwi should ultimately decide who has the right to make treaty claims in their area and that the Tribunal keeps interfering. He believes iwi politics should be addressed within the iwi but others claim smaller voices won't be heard.

  7. Video for No-go for $145mil Ōpōtiki Harbour project
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    No-go for $145mil Ōpōtiki Harbour project

    Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones will not fund Ōpōtiki's Harbour development, writing it off as un-viable and too expensive.  The $145-million project would have expanded deep-sea mussel farming off the township's coast and created jobs in the region. 

  8. Video for Thousands of East Coast ramarama infected by myrtle rust
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    Thousands of East Coast ramarama infected by myrtle rust

    It's been a month since myrtle rust was discovered on the East Cape and Department of Conservation ranger Graeme Atkins says the disease is spreading. 

  9. Video for Jones wants more ministerial influence in public sector.
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    Jones wants more ministerial influence in public sector.

    Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones wants more control by politicians over the state sector to achieve outcomes more quickly. 

  10. Video for "More needs to be done" to promote mental health in returned servicemen
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    "More needs to be done" to promote mental health in returned servicemen

    The President of the 28 Māori Battalion Association in Northland says that "more needs to be done" to psychologically cater for returned servicemen struggling with the after-effects of warfare.

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