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  1. Video for Free course lures women into marine scienes
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    Free course lures women into marine scienes

    In the Bay of Plenty, a group of young Māori women have gained diving qualifications thanks to a free course tutored by diving professionals. The initiative was started to encourage the women to pursue skills in marine science.

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    New online guide to safe swimming

    A new feature called Can I Swim Here? on the environmental monitoring website Land, Air, Water Aotearoa (LAWA) will allow New Zealanders to check the quality of the water at coastal and freshwater swimming sites.

  3. Video for Mangere school communities want sex offender out
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    Mangere school communities want sex offender out

    A community is angry it has to petition the removal of a "high risk" sex offender from close proximity to its school grounds. A Jean Batten School spokesperson says it's unfair and wrong for someone with this type of criminal background to be allowed in a school area for the second time in a row and it wants assurances it will not happen again.

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    Weather warnings for BOP residents

    Residents in the Bay of Plenty are gearing up for another wet night following significant amounts of rain causing surface flooding in the region. MetService has issued a weather warning for the region which has emergency services on alert.

  5. Video for Burn victim’s road to rehabilitation
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    Burn victim’s road to rehabilitation

    12-year old Gisborne lad Matthew Nom has fought against all odds and survived a terrible accident that caused severe burns to 50% of his body. Burns so severe doctors initially didn't think he would survive.

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    Questions remain following Eramiha Pairama inquest

    A coroner's inquest into the death of Eramiha Pairama, a Bay of Plenty forestry worker, has provided some answers to his family today. Mr Pairama was killed in 2013 when he was struck by a tree while working near Whakatāne.

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    Native Affairs – Saddle Up

    The rodeo season has just finished but the same can't be said for the debate over animal safety at rodeo events. Two weeks ago a petition signed by 63,000 Kiwis was presented to Parliament calling for rodeos to be banned. Iulia Leilua went to the Waimarino Rodeo to canvas the views of Māori cowboys about the ban.

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    Valentine's Day quake timely reminder to be better prepared

    The recent Valentine's Day earthquake that shook Christchurch on Sunday, highlights the importance of both individual and collective preparedness.

  9. Video for Call for CCTV cameras to be installed in Hamilton City buses gaining support
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    Call for CCTV cameras to be installed in Hamilton City buses gaining support

    A petition to have CCTV cameras installed inside Hamilton City buses is gaining traction.  The call follows the brutal bashing of one of the city's Māori bus drivers last month. 

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