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  1. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Video for Coastal marae at risk of rising sea levels
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    Coastal marae at risk of rising sea levels

    A Ngati Porou kaitiaki says she is not surprised at the findings of a local government report that shows rising seas putting $14bil worth of council-owned assets at risk.  However, Tui Warmenhoven says coastal marae are at risk too and this could have severe cultural impacts.

  9. Video for All smiles after being accepted to study dentistry
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    All smiles after being accepted to study dentistry

    Having received his final NCEA results, former Wainuiomata High School student Ethan Kamana is one step closer to fulfilling his dream of becoming a dentist.  

  10. Video for Kids trade tech for treasure hunt at Kaitoke Regional Park
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    Kids trade tech for treasure hunt at Kaitoke Regional Park

    More than 400 people traded technology for a treasure hunt in Wellington's Kaitoke Regional Park at the weekend where they learned about the environment and water conservation.

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