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  1. Video for Zealandia sets 110 traps to catch suspected rogue weasel
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    Zealandia sets 110 traps to catch suspected rogue weasel

    Staff at Wellington's Zealandia eco-sanctuary are on the hunt for a rogue predator.  The suspect intruder, thought to be a weasel, had its prints picked-up earlier this week and 110 traps have been set to try to catch the pest.

  2. Video for Endangered Tahitian flower connected to Māori
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    Endangered Tahitian flower connected to Māori

    The tiare apetahi is a rare flower that can only be grown in the Tahitian island of Ra'īatea. Now endangered, the plant is heavily protected, and its legend has a spiritual connection to Māori.

  3. Video for Open letter opposes national 1080 ban
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    Open letter opposes national 1080 ban

    Environmentalist and indigenous rights advocate, Tina Ngata, has released a letter on an independent website called 'Ngahere Justice’ regarding the use of 1080 and prominent Māori environmentalists and activists have signed on to the statement.

  4. Video for DOC failed to consult iwi regarding cow burial on Motutapu Island – Conservation Minister
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    DOC failed to consult iwi regarding cow burial on Motutapu Island – Conservation Minister

    Heritage New Zealand has met with the Department of Conservation (DOC) and Ngai Tai ki Tāmaki about the burial of 49 dead cows by a farmer on Doc land on Motutapu Island in December. The iwi says it was not consulted and that the burial damaged a midden site.

  5. Video for Iwi helping to save freshwater mussels
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    Iwi helping to save freshwater mussels

    Two-hundred kākahi are set to be translocated to Zealandia this weekend, with the help of local iwi around Wellington.

  6. Video for Saving the Waiapu river
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    Saving the Waiapu river

    East Coast landowners have banded together with the local council and government representatives to discuss ways to control their erosion-prone land. 

  7. Video for Marching for endangered Māui and Hectors Dolphins.
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    Marching for endangered Māui and Hectors Dolphins.

    Protestors marched in Auckland today, calling for stronger protections for endangered Māui and Hector dolphins and to change to selective, sustainable fishing methods that don't catch dolphins - in areas where NZ dolphins and other vulnerable species are found

  8. Video for Closing ‘forest areas’ not enough to save Kauri, says iwi
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    Closing ‘forest areas’ not enough to save Kauri, says iwi

    Auckland Council's environment committee has unanimously voted for more closures in the Waitakere Ranges to protect against Kauri dieback disease but iwi Te Kawerau-a-Maki say that doesn't go far enough.

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    DOC smell a kiore on Tiritiri Matangi Island

    A search for a renegade rat has been launched on the inner Hauraki Gulf sanctuary of Tiritiri Matangi Island after the discovery of fresh tracks.

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    Native tree giveaway to celebrate Matariki

    As we draw closer to Matariki, a new initiative will offer community groups, schools and non-profit organisations the opportunity to win native trees to use for local conservation projects. 

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