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  1. BLUE

    BLUE is the story our generation need to hear.  The industrialization that has occurred in the oceans over the last century, mirrors the events that triggered mass extinctions on land.  Industrial scale fishing, habitat destruction, species loss and pollution have placed the ocean in peril.  The very nature of the sea is being irretrievably altered.  BLUE is a provocative journey into the ocean realm, witnessing this critical moment in time when the marine world is on a precipice.

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    Member's bill to increase littering penalties to $1000

    As the holiday season dies down, local councils are left to do the clean-up. But a new member's bill aims to change litterbug attitudes by lifting infringement fines.

  3. Video for IronMāori organisers apologise to swimmers for water contamination
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    IronMāori organisers apologise to swimmers for water contamination

    A polluted pond has left thousands of swimmers high and dry at this year's IronMāori event.  Organisers told Te Kāea they apologise to all those who trained for months to compete on the event's 10th anniversary.     

  4. Video for Turning pollution into profit
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    Turning pollution into profit

    Māori landowners are seeking new opportunities to reduce greenhouse gas and carbon emissions. 

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.  

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