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  1. Video for Ngāi Tahu Dark Sky Project brings back the night sky
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    Ngāi Tahu Dark Sky Project brings back the night sky

    The Dark Sky Project is a world-first fully-immersive astronomy experience free of the light pollution of the modern era.  It brings together science and tātai aroraki (Māori astronomy) to tell the stories of the night sky in a profound way. 

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    Kauri dieback researcher wins at Matariki Awards

    Te Tupu-ā-Rangi Award for Health and Science has been awarded to Dr Amanda Black, who recently moved her research focus to ecosystem resilience in soils investigating disease resistant traits in kauri forests.

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    Dreams Without Borders- Aspiring Doctor of Medicine to set sail for London

    Tauranga student, Maioha Haimona-Ngawharau, has been awarded the opportunity to travel on a fully funded two-week scholarship to attend the London International Youth Science Forum at the Imperial College in London, England.

  4. Video for A rongoā cure for kauri dieback?
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    A rongoā cure for kauri dieback?

    A Northland woman says a recent experiment she conducted to treat kauri dieback has had remarkable results.  Lynn Butterworth, a student of Māori medicinal expert Tohe Ashby, tested the possibilities of using to rongoā Māori to treat the tree disease. 

  5. Video for Iwi research whalebone treatment for kauri dieback
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    Iwi research whalebone treatment for kauri dieback

    Northland iwi are investigating how whalebone could treat kauri dieback disease. Māori medicinal expert Tohe Ashby is using traditional knowledge to test the possibilities.

  6. Video for Scientists look to mātauranga Māori to slow biodiversity decline
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    Scientists look to mātauranga Māori to slow biodiversity decline

    A BioHeritage Challenge conference has heard that mātauranga Māori could hold the key to reducing the decline in New Zealand's biodiversity.  Scientists and iwi representatives gathered in Wellington to work together to find new ways to protect the country's flora and fauna.

  7. Video for Taranaki iwi welcome $27mil energy centre announcement
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    Taranaki iwi welcome $27mil energy centre announcement

    Taranaki iwi have welcomed the government's $27mil pre-budget announcement to go towards building a clean energy centre in Taranaki.  The centre will help lead the country's transition to a low-carbon economy.

  8. Video for Climate change plan “a start” but “lacks detail” –  Iwi Chairs leader
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    Climate change plan “a start” but “lacks detail” –  Iwi Chairs leader

    The government's announcement on how it will tackle climate change provides a plan for the next 30 years.  Iwi Chairs Forum Climate Change spokesman Mike Smith says it falls short.

  9. Video for New 'dark sky' reserve planned for Hokianga
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    New 'dark sky' reserve planned for Hokianga

    A dark sky reserve is a place which restricts the amount of artificial light, resulting in less light pollution. So far there are only 13 in the world, including the largest at Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.

  10. Video for Black hole "resembles Whiro, atua of darkness" - Māori astronomer
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    Black hole "resembles Whiro, atua of darkness"- Māori astronomer

    Dr Rangi Matamua has weighed in on the first ever image of a black hole, saying it reminds him of Whiro, the god of darkness in Māori mythology.

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