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  1. Video for Passing of Medicinal Cannabis Bill prompts iwi discussions
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    Passing of Medicinal Cannabis Bill prompts iwi discussions

    The only Māori company with a medicinal cannabis growing licence says the passing of the government's medicinal cannabis bill is a step in the right direction.  Hikurangi Enterprises Managing Director Panapa Ehau says New Zealand could be a world leader in the medicinal cannabis space.

  2. Video for How's about housing our homeless?
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    How's about housing our homeless?

    Concerns have been raised around drugs, the housing crisis, lack of mental health services and economic support in a new Salvation Army State of our Communities report released today.

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    Colonisation trauma linked to family violence- Report  

    A new report by the prime minister's chief science advisor says it is possible to prevent and end family violence in New Zealand.  The report, titled Every 4 Minutes, acknowledges the link between the trauma of colonisation and prejudice to the high rates of family violence and incarceration among Māori.

  4. Video for Discussing the reality of period poverty in Aotearoa
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    Discussing the reality of period poverty in Aotearoa

    The founders of The Period Place are hoping their new initiative will help people understand the reality of period poverty in Aotearoa.  

  5. Video for Kaiti School students transform community space to smoke-free zone
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    Kaiti School students transform community space to smoke-free zone

    Kaiti School in Gisborne has challenged the community to make the Kaiti Mall smoke-free and succeeded.  The model for community change will be used at the International Indigenous Health Promotion Conference in Rotorua in 2019.udents

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    The Tapsell whānau tradition continues

    Ngāti Whakaue medical graduand Jack Tapsell will become the third member of his family to graduate with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from the University of Otago.

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    The rise of Māori health professional graduands

    Seventy-six Māori students from Otago’s health professional degrees will graduate this Saturday, 8 December, making it the largest cohort of Māori health professionals to graduate from the University of Otago.

  8. Video for Hopeful turning point to stop Meningococcal in Northland
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    Hopeful turning point to stop Meningococcal in Northland

    There has been a huge response from the Northland region to vaccinations, with over 22,000 young children and teenagers immunised against a deadly new meningococcal strain.  The Ministry of Health, facing criticism for not responding quickly enough, confirmed today that it has obtained more vaccines to meet the demands. 

  9. Video for Mental Health report "not radical enough" for Māori
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    Mental Health report "not radical enough" for Māori

    A Māori health provider is slamming the new Mental Health and Addictions report released by the government.  Te Rau Matatini chief executive Maria Baker says Māori have the worst outcomes but recommendations fail to give them a voice.

  10. Video for Mulholland supports calls for PHARMAC Inquiry
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    Mulholland supports calls for PHARMAC Inquiry

    Stage four breast cancer sufferer Wiki Mulholland is supporting calls for an Inquiry into PHARMAC.  Mulholland gave evidence to the Health Select Committee saying drug funding processes are too slow and causing needless deaths.

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