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  1. Video for Māori land saved and nurtured for future generations
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    Māori land saved and nurtured for future generations

    Today marks a milestone in  efforts to protect threatened species and biodiversity on nearly 7,000 hectares of privately owned Māori land in the central North Island.  A pact between landowners, the Minister of Conservation and Ngā Whenua Rāhui has been signed, giving rise to eco-tourism opportunities, predator-free strategies and other land management plans.

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    Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report

    Many of our country's indigenous species are threatened with extinction, that is according to a report released today by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ titled Environment Aotearoa 2019.  

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    More homes needed to adopt wild Kaimanawa horses

    Up to 80 horses will be saved from slaughter but more homes are needed to adopt them.

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    Addition to Kahurangi National Park "largest in history of NZ"

    Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today announced the largest addition of land to an existing national park in the history of Aotearoa.

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    DOC calls on public to help find stolen penguins

    Two little blue penguins have been taken from a burrow at Perfume Point in Napier.

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    Construction site kea killer convicted

    Stephen Frost, 46, was sentenced today in the Nelson District Court to 150 hours of community work on charges of unlawfully killing the kea, breaching the Wildlife Act 1953.

  7. Video for Educational sea life sanctuary sends warning to poachers
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    Educational sea life sanctuary sends warning to poachers

    Tairāwhiti Chief Fisheries Officer at the Ministry for Primary Industries, Richard Ratapu is sending out a firm warning to seafood poachers ahead of summer following multiple prosecutions of those caught taking product from the Rongokako Marine Reserve on the East Coast.

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    Whale watching could boost tourism in Whakatāne

    Snapshots from a drone have captured the first ever Southern Right Whale recorded to travel off the coast of Whakatāne.

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    Northland's Russell State Forest receives 1080 drop

    Northland's Russell State Forest has become the latest target for a 1080 aerial drop as part of a 20 year plan to help restore the forest.

  10. Video for Nationwide silent hīkoi protests held against 1080
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    Nationwide silent hīkoi protests held against 1080

    Thousands marched the streets in cities and towns across the country, in a united peaceful protest against the use of 1080. Hīkoi of a Poisoned Nation organiser Alan Gurden says they are calling for a moratorium on all 1080 activity immediately.

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