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  1. Video for Zero Carbon Bill - Māori concerns addressed
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    Zero Carbon Bill- Māori concerns addressed

    The Zero Carbon Bill passed its second reading in Parliament this week and has received near-universal support. However, the Māori Party have concerns that the bill has no clause that ensures tangata whenua participation in protecting their local environment.   

  2. Video for Crown listens to Ngāti Porou about saving the Raukumara Forest
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    Crown listens to Ngāti Porou about saving the Raukumara Forest

    The Crown are working towards a commitment with Ngāti Porou and others to manage the Raukūmara Range, which the iwi say has areas at imminent risk of biodiversity collapse.

  3. Video for ‘Cleaning up our rivers and lakes is a priority’ – PM announces $12m for waterways
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    ‘Cleaning up our rivers and lakes is a priority’ – PM announces $12m for waterways

    The government has announced the next step in its plan to clean up rivers and lakes by investing $12m to join forces with local communities to clean up waterways.

  4. Video for Major overhaul of Resource Management Act underway
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    Major overhaul of Resource Management Act underway

    Te Kāhui Wai Māori representative Dover Samuels has welcomed welcomes the planned overhaul of the 1991 Resource Management Act, saying it will give iwi a greater voice. A number of amendments doubled the Act in length over the years.

  5. Video for Single-use plastic nearly gone for good
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    Single-use plastic nearly gone for good

    The days for the single-use plastic bag are numbered.  From the 1st of July shops won't be able to give or use new single-use plastic bags after new legislation comes into effect.

  6. Video for 'We’re telling the government to wake up' - Rangatahi strike
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    'We’re telling the government to wake up'- Rangatahi strike

    Tens of thousands of rangatahi have taken to the streets around the country for a second time to fight for climate change action.

  7. Video for Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report
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    Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report

    Many of our country's indigenous species are threatened with extinction, that is according to a report released today by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ titled Environment Aotearoa 2019.  

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    Addition to Kahurangi National Park "largest in history of NZ"

    Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage today announced the largest addition of land to an existing national park in the history of Aotearoa.

  9. Video for Four of five whitebait species are at risk
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    Four of five whitebait species are at risk

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is carrying out research to restore and protect whitebait spawning areas to address a decline of whitebait species.

  10. Video for Māori worldview essential for Zero Carbon Bill - Youth group
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    Māori worldview essential for Zero Carbon Bill- Youth group

    The youth group responsible for pushing for the Zero Carbon Act says a key focus of the Act should be to engage with iwi and recognise Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

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