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  1. 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.

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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. 

  4. Video for Iwi calls for legal personhood status for Te Waikoropupū Springs
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    Iwi calls for legal personhood status for Te Waikoropupū Springs

    Ngāti Rārua is pushing for legal personhood status for Te Waikoropupū Springs in Golden Bay. It's the largest cold water spring in the Southern Hemisphere and contains some of the clearest water in the world. However, the aquifer that feeds the spring is currently unprotected by law.

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    Tamariki tackle climate change

    Ngāti Ngararanui in Rotorua is calling on local government to develop a long-term plan to restore the water quality of their local awa, Waitetī. The hapū says the move will ensure the awa will be preserved for future generations.  

  6. Video for Rally to send message against water conservation order
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    Rally to send message against water conservation order

    A rally is planned for the 19th of this month against a Water Conservation Order on the Clive and Ngaruroro River in Hawke's Bay. An order would impose restrictions on the water takes, raising concerns over major job losses

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    Planned action against local government support to sell water

    The partial blocking of the Waipao stream at Poroti yesterday was followed up today with a march in the streets of Whangarei. It's a planned action by members of the community in protest at moves by the local government to allow the building of a water bottling plant to sell their resource overseas.

  8. Video for Porotī hapū re-evaluate water resource
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    Porotī hapū re-evaluate water resource

    Mana whenua Te Uriroroi, Te Parawhau and Te Mahurehure ki Whatitiri say they are not being given a fair share of water when it comes to Poroti Springs. Descendants have returned to their Māori reserve to re-evaluate the use of their water following the proposed building of a water bottle company nearby.

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    Petition hopes to axe Blue Springs’ proposal

    Over 39,000 people have signed a petition urging the Waikato Regional Council to reject an application for water extraction from the Putaruru Blue Springs in the Waihou river. 

  10. Video for Māori council member calls for national Māori Water Commission
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    Māori council member calls for national Māori Water Commission

    NZ Māori Council member Maanu Paul is calling for the establishment of a national Māori Freshwater Commission. Maanu Paul made his submission at the National Freshwater & Geothermal Resources Inquiry Waitangi Tribunal hearing taking place at Ohope.

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