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    Military style semi-automatics to be banned in NZ

    Legislation to give effect to the ban will be introduced in April. Weapons can be handed in and a buyback scheme will be developed.

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    Pig hunter supports semi-automatic weapons ban

    Rawiri Kawe of Ngāti Maniapoto says semi-automatic weapons are not needed when hunting and should be banned following the terror attack in Christchurch.

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    Extremist, truly active in New Zealand

    Has the government let us down by not taking white extremist threats seriously in New Zealand? Could Fridays attack been avoided if there was more of a focus on these types of threats? These are the questions being raised around parliament today after yesterdays announcement by Prime Minister Ardern on proposed changes to the countries gun laws.  

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    PM Jacinda Ardern announces reforms on NZ gun laws

    Government was still in lockdown today with a heavy police presence surrounding parliament house, as Cabinet Ministers met today to discuss the way forward for gun legislation and the banning of all semi automatic weapons in the country. 

  5. Video for Judge Terena Wara sworn in at Ngaa Tai e Rua Marae
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    Judge Terena Wara sworn in at Ngaa Tai e Rua Marae

    A special court hearing is taking place at Ngaa Tai e Rua Marae today, where many have gathered to witness the swearing-in of Judge Terena Marahi Wara to the Māori Land Court.

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    Māori groups support call to boost addiction treatment funding

    Thirty organisations support an open letter calling on government to double funding for addiction treatment each year starting with next year's budget.  NZ's largest Māori health organisation, Hāpai Te Hauora, says there is an urgent need in Māori communities.

  7. Video for Māori Law Society surprised at judge's te reo reaction
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    Māori Law Society surprised at judge's te reo reaction

    The co-president of the Māori Law Society Glenn Tootill is commending the lawyer who introduced herself in te reo Māori while at the High Court in Auckland recently.

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    Māori MPs give their take on abortion law reforms

    The Law Commission's recommendation that government decriminalise abortion and treat it as a health issue is expected to result in a conscience vote for MPs, but it’s not clear whether it would get enough support for a law change.

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    Whistleblowers to get more protection

    Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins is encouraging the public to share their views on proposed changes to the law which aims to protect people who speak up about serious wrongdoing in the workplace.

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    Tauranga City Council reviews gambling venues policy

    There will be no new gambling venues in Tauranga if a new policy is passed. The council is reviewing their Gambling Venues Policy which is gaining support from community groups in Tauranga.

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