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  1. Video for Govt announces plan to make rivers swimmable in five years
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    Govt announces plan to make rivers swimmable in five years

    The government has released its freshwater plan today with a focus on working with community, iwi, agricultural and local government sectors to create laws and regulations around freswater protection, management and distribution.

  2. Video for Hapū to restore mahinga kai despite council stuff-up
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    Hapū to restore mahinga kai despite council stuff-up

    South Taranaki hapū are calling on their regional and district councils to consider them in the sentencing of the Whanganui District Council over the effluent overflow at Mōwhanau.

  3. Video for Wildlife at risk due to river pollution
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    Wildlife at risk due to river pollution

    The pollution of Gisbourne's three rivers with human waste is an ongoing issue for locals in the region.  Local man Mātahi Brightwell says he is witnessing a collapsing ecosystem. 

  4. Video for Waikato marae plan to eradicate Lake Waikare pest for profit
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    Waikato marae plan to eradicate Lake Waikare pest for profit

    Twelve Waikato marae want the opportunity to eradicate Koi Carp in Lake Waikare.  Getting rid of the pest could create employment opportunities for the locals.

  5. Video for Illegal oil dumpers could face jail, $300k fine
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    Illegal oil dumpers could face jail, $300k fine

    Three illegal dumpers will appear in court tomorrow for dumping oil drums in Manurewa and the Waitākere Ranges.  The maximum penalty for individuals is two years imprisonment and a fine of up to $300,000.

  6. Video for Māori Farmers welcome lower govt methane targets
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    Māori Farmers welcome lower govt methane targets

    Māori farmers are welcoming the push by the government to lessen methane emission targets and a zero emissions target by 2050.  

  7. Video for 10 Countdown stores to remove plastic bags
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    10 Countdown stores to remove plastic bags

    Ten Countdown supermarkets are set to remove single-use plastic bags from the 21st of May in an effort to phase out the use of the bags completely.

  8. Video for Call to ban plastic bags reaches parliament
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    Call to ban plastic bags reaches parliament

    A petition calling for a regulatory ban on plastic bags has been delivered to parliament.  Over 65,000 people are supporting the call following concerns on the impact of plastic in the ocean and environment.

  9. Video for Waka hourua sets out on plastic tour of East Coast
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    Waka hourua sets out on plastic tour of East Coast

    Waka hourua Te Matau a Māui want a ban on single-use plastics and are embarking on a PURE (Plastics Use Resistance Education) Tour.

  10. Video for Tūwharetoa kura offer traditional prayers of healing for Lake Taupō
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    Tūwharetoa kura offer traditional prayers of healing for Lake Taupō

    Students and families of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whakarewa i Te Reo Ki Tūwharetoa who gathered at eight sites around Lake Taupō believe prayer, chant and song can heal its waters.

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