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  1. Video for Govt announces plan to make rivers swimmable in five years
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    Govt announces plan to make rivers swimmable in five years

    The government has released its freshwater plan today with a focus on working with community, iwi, agricultural and local government sectors to create laws and regulations around freswater protection, management and distribution.

  2. Video for Govt initiative to support farmers and farming practices
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    Govt initiative to support farmers and farming practices

    Three hundred farms will be receiving a helping hand to improve environmental performance and value creation. 

  3. Video for No search warrant required to inspect properties for mycoplasma bovis
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    No search warrant required to inspect properties for mycoplasma bovis

    A civil liberties expert warns there is no guarantee another repeat of the Urewera raid saga could be avoided under the implications of the National Identification and Tracing Amendment Bill. The bill was passed on Thursday and brings the NAIT Act in line with the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 to allow inspectors to search farming properties without a warrant.

  4. Video for Young Farmers finalist working 'smarter not harder'
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    Young Farmers finalist working 'smarter not harder'

    After only five years in dairy farming, Cheyenne Wilson has been appointed to manage a 600-cow farm in North Canterbury.   

  5. Video for Ngāi Tahu finalist for Young Farmer award
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    Ngāi Tahu finalist for Young Farmer award

    At the age of fifteen, Mathew Pooley left school to take up farming and ten years later he is now managing a farm owned by his iwi- Ngāi Tahu Farms based in Maungatere.

  6. Video for Fonterra hosts hui with 100 Māori suppliers
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    Fonterra hosts hui with 100 Māori suppliers

    Over two days, nearly 100 Māori suppliers to Fonterra are meeting with the multinational dairy cooperative in Auckland to learn more about what the company does with their product.

  7. Video for Northland plant to change collagen market
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    Northland plant to change collagen market

    A sustainable farming project launched in Northland is expected to meet a demand for collagen in the US. The new plant will change cow parts into collagen to provide to the US pharmaceutical industry.

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    Farmers urged to keep children safe this summer

    Farmers are being encouraged to keep children safe on farms over the school holidays with a heightened risk of accidents on farms.

  9. Video for Animal welfare, high priority for Māori farm
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    Animal welfare, high priority for Māori farm

    A complaint on animal welfare sent in to the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) in September has inspired a Māori Trust farm near Rotorua to re-think how they approach animal welfare on their farm.

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    2016 Ahuwhenua Trophy launched

    The 2016 Ahuwhenua Trophy BNZ Māori Excellence in Farming Award for dairy was launched by Minister for Māori Development, Te Ururoa Flavell in Wellington in the weekend.

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