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  1. Video for Tamariki tackle climate change
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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.  

  2. 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

  3. Video for Planned action against local government support to sell water
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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.

  4. 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.

  5. Video for Petition hopes to axe Blue Springs’ proposal
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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. 

  6. 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.

  7. Video for Health Warning for Utuhina Stream
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    Health Warning for Utuhina Stream

    Rotorua locals have not been able to swim in the Utuhina stream near Lake Road since last year due to it being unsafe. A health warning was placed on the stream by Bay of Plenty Regional council in December. 

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    Standing Rock in the shadow of Trump

    North Dakota police are clearing a recently-established water protector camp just a week after President Trump signed a memorandum ordering the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) construction to be sped up. 

  9. Video for Spanish Vessels not welcome in Cook Island waters
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    Spanish Vessels not welcome in Cook Island waters

    A controversial agreement has been signed between the European Union and the Cook Islands that will allow Purse Seine fishing vessels 7,000 tonnes of skipjack tuna per annum to be taken from Cook Islands' waters.

  10. Video for Māori risk safety with haka at Standing Rock
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    Māori risk safety with haka at Standing Rock

    At the risk of their own safety, a group of Māori performed haka at the frontline of the Osceti Sakowin camp in America. A group of six Māori have been at the camp since last Sunday, in support the Standing Rock’s Sioux tribes’ opposition to the Dakota pipeline.  Kereama Te Ua and some Māori women went to pray at the frontline where authorities were positioned yesterday, (Thanksgiving Day).

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