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  1. Video for Recognising Māori farming excellence and potential
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    Recognising Māori farming excellence and potential

    Members of the NZ farming community are saying that the Ahuwhenua Young Māori Farmer Award is racist.  In an exclusive interview with Te Ao Māori News, the chair of The Ahuwhenua Trohy Management Committee, Kingi Smiler, responds to the comments.

  2. Video for Whangara Farms open gates for Ahuwhenua field day
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    Whangara Farms open gates for Ahuwhenua field day

    Whangara Farms has been nominated as a finalist for the Ahuwhenua Māori Farming Award, finding success through the partnership of three Ngāti Konohi farm incorporations.

  3. Video for East Coast sheep shearing gang keeping tradition alive
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    East Coast sheep shearing gang keeping tradition alive

    In the region with the highest unemployment rates in NZ, Sheep shearing and wooldhandling traditions on the East Coast are being kept alive by Tui Hyde, who is providing jobs for the next generation.  

  4. Video for East coast farmers up for ultimate Ahuwhenua Trophy
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    East coast farmers up for ultimate Ahuwhenua Trophy

    All three finalists for this year's Ahuwhenua Trophy come from the coast. Gisborne's Whangara Farm, Te Awahohonu Forest Trust at Tikokino and the Kiriroa Station on the Motu River are the finalists.  

  5. Video for Govt announces faster M.Bovis recovery package
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    Govt announces faster M.Bovis recovery package

    A recovery package to help farmers get back to business faster after being cleared of Mycoplasma Bovis has been announced by the government. 

  6. 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.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

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    Māori Trust Dairy Operation supports new legislation

    The owners of a Māori trust dairy operation near Rotorua welcome the passing of the dairy check legislation despite the loss of civil liberties it entails for the farm's staff. James Warbrick of the Parekarangi Trust Farm says outfits such as his are answerable to their beneficiaries so the extra health compliance measure works in their favour.

  10. Video for Regional councils fail to enforce rules around dairy effluent
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    Regional councils fail to enforce rules around dairy effluent

    The report found a total of 5,000 dairy farms were not inspected for dairy effluent compliance from 2016 to 2017.

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