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  1. Video for Clean up of Lake Whangape begins
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    Clean up of Lake Whangape begins

    A number of agencies will work together to clean up Lake Whangape, once a food source for local Māori in Rangiriri is now so polluted health signs were erected to warn the public of the dangers. 

  2. Video for Iwi leaders reject govt freshwater initiative
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    Iwi leaders reject govt freshwater initiative

    Iwi leaders have rejected the government's plans for a new Māori working group on freshwater management because it doesn't "reflect a relationship of partnership under Te Tiriti o Waitangi."

  3. Video for Waikato marae plan to eradicate Lake Waikare pest for profit
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    Waikato marae plan to eradicate Lake Waikare pest for profit

    Twelve Waikato marae want the opportunity to eradicate Koi Carp in Lake Waikare.  Getting rid of the pest could create employment opportunities for the locals.

  4. Video for Who has rights to freshwater?
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    Who has rights to freshwater?

    The Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust is objecting to resource consents applied for the by Gisborne District Council regarding the use of water in the region. 

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    New Māori group to engage on freshwater issues

    Māori leader Maanu Paul is critical of the Government's direction on the future of water rights. Environment Minister, David Parker, hopes to set up a new advisory group on freshwater called the Māori Freshwater Forum.

  6. Video for Ngati Awa appeals water bottling consent
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    Ngati Awa appeals water bottling consent

    Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, CEO Leonie Simpson says Creswell NZ's consent to expand its water bottling operation undermines her peoples "status as guardians and tangata whenua". The iwi is one of three groups who are appealing the Whakatāne District Council and the Bay of Plenty Regional council's decision.

  7. Video for Petition to stop sale of Otakiri Springs
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    Petition to stop sale of Otakiri Springs

    A petition created on the OurActionStation website is calling for the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to stop the sale of Otakiri Springs water to Chinese bottling giant Nongfu. 

  8. Video for Chinese water bottling deal 'muskets and blankets'
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    Chinese water bottling deal 'muskets and blankets'

    Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson is sympathising with local iwi who have opposed the granting of a water bottling consent in the Bay of Plenty. 

  9. Video for Minister Mahuta wants new 'three waters' system
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    Minister Mahuta wants new 'three waters' system

    Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta says new regulatory systems for the ‘three waters’ (drinking water, storm water and wastewater) were necessary to prevent another contamination tragedy similar to that of Havelock North.

  10. Video for Mahuta says NZ water services need protecting
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    Mahuta says NZ water services need protecting

    Minister of Local Government Nanaia Mahuta says a new regulatory system is needed to protect the quality of New Zealand's water services

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