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  1. Video for Kaituna River closures to save lives
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    Kaituna River closures to save lives

    Closing the Kaituna River to recreational users is the only option for saving lives according to the regional harbourmaster, following two deaths and one near miss.

  2. Video for What to do when caught in a rip
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    What to do when caught in a rip

    A new rip current safety education campaign is teaching New Zealanders what to do if caught in a rip while swimming.

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    Summer holiday road toll starts today

    New Zealanders are being urged to take extra care on this road this summer holiday with the official road toll period starting at 4pm today.

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    Top tips for staying water safe this Christmas

    Drowning remains the number one cause of recreational death in Aotearoa so water safety groups are urging people to stay safe this Christmas. 

  5. Video for An emergency call-out to Santa Claus
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    An emergency call-out to Santa Claus

    Understanding the world of emergency services is central to keeping friends and whānau safe over the festive season.  The Sirens & Sounds Careers Festival allows the public to interact with those who go beyond the call of duty.   

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    Non-fatal injury rates rise for Māori

    Statistics New Zealand says Māori are more likely to suffer from serious non-fatal injuries from vehicle accidents and assault compared to the total population in New Zealand last year.

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    Sexual harassment non-existent in the Māori screen industry

    Dr Ella Henry has asked amongst her community if they've experienced personally any harassment in the Māori screen industry and they've all said no.

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    Drivers are urged to take it easy on return from holidays

    Southern District Police are urging travelers heading home in the next few days to take it easy on the roads as the holiday season comes to an end.

  9. Video for Swimmers take to Rere Rockslide despite health warnings
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    Swimmers take to Rere Rockslide despite health warnings

    The Rere Rockslide near Gisborne is marked as a health risk, with water tests revealing high levels of E-Coli. But the warnings did not deter swimmers still keen to take a New Year's dip

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    Keeping baby safe this festive season

    Now that the festive season is finally here and with many families traveling all over the country, it is important that those with babies always have a safe place for baby to sleep.

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