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  1. Video for Major overhaul of Resource Management Act underway
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    Major overhaul of Resource Management Act underway

    Te Kāhui Wai Māori representative Dover Samuels has welcomed welcomes the planned overhaul of the 1991 Resource Management Act, saying it will give iwi a greater voice. A number of amendments doubled the Act in length over the years.

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    WIPCE 2017 comes to a bitter-sweet close

    The 2017 World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education in Toronto has come to a bitter-sweet conclusion with a mass of indigenous cousins returning to their people and their homelands.

  3. Video for Hundreds of hapū protect their rights under the customary marine title
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    Hundreds of hapū protect their rights under the customary marine title

    A wave of iwi and hapū applications for the customary marine title is threatening to swamp government and court authorities trying to process them. The deadline for applications under the Marine and Coastal Area Act of 2011 was April 3, leading to a rush of filings from groups seeking to protect their rights.

  4. 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.

  5. Video for Native Affairs – 1967 Yes Book
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    Native Affairs – 1967 Yes Book

    A look into the Australia's historical 1967 referendum. The nation was asked to vote whether they supported a law change to include aboriginal rights in the Constitution. It was an overwhelming YES vote and another step towards reconciliation. Fifty years later, a Melbourne-based author is trying to explain the historic changes to children, using the language kids know best - a picture book about friendship.

  6. Video for Native Affairs – The Lonely Paepae
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    Native Affairs – The Lonely Paepae

    This is a heartbreaking story of loss. A kaumatua is pleading for his people to return home to help him continue the traditions of their marae.

  7. Video for Native Affairs – The Nark
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    Native Affairs – The Nark

    NARK, or the Nation of Advocates for the Rights of Kids, is an organisation Cherie Kurarangi Sweeney started after her neighbour Serenity Jay Scott was murdered.

  8. Video for Should Euthanasia be legalised in New Zealand?
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    Should Euthanasia be legalised in New Zealand?

    The Health Select Committee is currently looking at submissions for the ‘Euthanasia Bill’

  9. Video for Māori should utilise the UNDRIP - Professor Mutu
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    Māori should utilise the UNDRIP- Professor Mutu

    The inaugural forum on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is being held in Auckland tonight, which is nearly 10 years since it was adopted. So what does it mean for New Zealand and what difference has it made?

  10. Video for Inquiry to align legislation around postmortems with Māori customs
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    Inquiry to align legislation around postmortems with Māori customs

    The Greens are at the forefront of an inquiry into the legislation around post-mortems, which is currently before the Māori Affairs Select Committee.  The hope is to align the law to be more consistent with Māori customs. 

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