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  1. Video for Helen Kelly recognised for efforts to bring forestry companies to justice
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    Helen Kelly recognised for efforts to bring forestry companies to justice

    Hundreds of people attended the public memorial for New Zealand Council of Trade Unions' former president Helen Kelly, an influential leader who fought for the rights of workers.

  2. Video for Ture Whenua reforms should look at finance - Maanu Paul
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    Ture Whenua reforms should look at finance- Maanu Paul

    Proposed reforms of the Māori Land Act won’t help Māori develop their land without a commercial focus, according to Maanu Paul, the Chair of the Mātaatua Māori Council.

  3. Video for Law students parody sparks race relations discussion
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    Law students parody sparks race relations discussion

    A group of University of Auckland (UOA) law students is calling out the New Zealand government for its approach to race relations with Māori. The Auckland Law Revue released its latest YouTube parody clip to start conversations about what more needs to be done to remedy past wrongs towards Māori.

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    Legal challenge to Tauranga state house sell-off

    A High Court legal challenge is being prepared to halt the government’s plans to sell state houses in Tauranga. State Housing Action Incorporated was registered as an incorporated society last week and will become the plaintiff in the planned judicial review.

  5. Video for Native Affairs – The Secret
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    Native Affairs – The Secret

    Parents, how would you feel if your daughter's school helped her have an abortion without your knowledge? It's lawful but is it right? The Kieft whānau says it's not! And, they tried to change the law after their daughter Ariana revealed her secret to them.

  6. Video for Time to abolish prisons - Moana Jackson
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    Time to abolish prisons- Moana Jackson

    Māori Law academic Moana Jackson is calling for the abolition of prisons in NZ and says Ngāti Kahungunu would set up their own system to deal with tribal members that commit crime. Jackson presented his evidence at an urgent hearing before the Waitangi Tribunal over the alleged failure by the government to address the high Māori prison population.

  7. Video for Child abuse laws need to be revisited - Quince
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    Child abuse laws need to be revisited- Quince

    A criminal law expert says the Crown's justification for accepting a manslaughter plea bargain in the case of Moko Rangitoheriri is a "cop-out". Khylee Quince says although the length of the defendants' sentence is appropriate the only difference in this murder vs manslaughter debate is the label.

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    Māori Fulbright scholar to study environmental law in US

    Maia Wikaira (Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa) has been awarded the 2016 Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Maramatanga Graduate Award and will travel to California to study at Stanford University.  

  9. Video for Native Affairs - Bad Medicine?
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    Native Affairs- Bad Medicine?

    The controversial Natural Health and Supplementary Products bill is brewing up trouble for Rongoā Māori practitioners. The Government's planning to regulate natural health remedies but concern has been raised traditional Māori knowledge may be ripped off and commercialised.

  10. Video for Self-defence law proposal for victims who kill their abusers
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    Self-defence law proposal for victims who kill their abusers

    The Law Commission is proposing criminal law reform to better serve victims of family violence who kill their abusers.

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