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  1. Video for Māori mayoral hopeful says NZ history lessons could stamp out racism
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    Māori mayoral hopeful says NZ history lessons could stamp out racism

    Palmerston North mayoral candidate Teanau Tuiono (Ngāpuhi, Ngāi Takoto) welcomes the Government's announcement to teach NZ history in schools, stating that it'll go a long way to stamp out racism in the city.  

  2. Video for Waitangi Tribunal calls for prisoners to get vote
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    Waitangi Tribunal calls for prisoners to get vote

    The Waitangi Tribunal is calling on the Crown to give prisoners the basic civil right of participating and voting in elections. The Tribunal would like to see all prisoners enrolled before the 2020 election.

  3. Video for Gone no address - voting packs returned to sender
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    Gone no address- voting packs returned to sender

    Thousands of people stand to miss out on voting in upcoming local elections after their enrolment update packs were returned marked "gone no address".

  4. Video for Local govt reps want more rangatahi on councils
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    Local govt reps want more rangatahi on councils

    Younger regional council representatives want more young people to run in local body elections.  They say diversity is needed, with 94 percent of councillors nationwide over the age of 40.

  5. Video for Wellington student president launches city council campaign
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    Wellington student president launches city council campaign

    Twenty-two-year-old Tamatha Paul (Ngāti Awa, Waikato Tainui) is campaigning to take Wellington City Council’s Lambton ward.  She says Māori and young people need a voice, which is why she's stepping up.

  6. Video for Central government should foot the bill for Auckland infrastructure
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    Central government should foot the bill for Auckland infrastructure

    John Tamihere says central government should pay for the infrastructure in Auckland and not the rate payer following his most recent announcement during his campaign in the Auckland mayoral race.

  7. Video for No change to MMP threshold before next election - PM
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    No change to MMP threshold before next election- PM

    Despite a challenge from Simon Bridges this morning, the Prime Minister has ruled out lowering the vote threshold from 5-percent to four-percent before the next election.

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    Prisoners voting: "a right not a privilege"

    Dr Rawiri Waretini-Karena and Donna Awatere Huata have spoken out on prisoners voting rights after the Waitangi Tribunal announced an urgent hearing on the issue.

  9. Video for Social Housing behind Tamihere mayoralty bid
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    Social Housing behind Tamihere mayoralty bid

    Former ministers of opposing political parties, John Tamihere and Christine Fletcher have joined forces to run for the Auckland mayoralty. The pair announced their campaign with former National Minister Fletcher, set as the former Labour Minister, Tamihere's deputy.

  10. Video for Urgent Tribunal hearing on prisoner voting granted
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    Urgent Tribunal hearing on prisoner voting granted

    The Waitangi Tribunal has announced an urgent hearing on Māori prisoners having the right to vote.  Current legislation disqualifies sentenced prisoners from participating in general elections.

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