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  1. Video for Shane Jones making bold moves to strip Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers
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    Shane Jones making bold moves to strip Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers

    New Zealand First MP Shane Jones is making bold moves that could strip the Waitangi Tribunal of crucial powers. Jones says iwi should ultimately decide who has the right to make treaty claims in their area and that the Tribunal keeps interfering. He believes iwi politics should be addressed within the iwi but others claim smaller voices won't be heard.

  2. Video for No-go for $145mil Ōpōtiki Harbour project
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    No-go for $145mil Ōpōtiki Harbour project

    Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones will not fund Ōpōtiki's Harbour development, writing it off as un-viable and too expensive.  The $145-million project would have expanded deep-sea mussel farming off the township's coast and created jobs in the region. 

  3. Video for Thousands of East Coast ramarama infected by myrtle rust
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    Thousands of East Coast ramarama infected by myrtle rust

    It's been a month since myrtle rust was discovered on the East Cape and Department of Conservation ranger Graeme Atkins says the disease is spreading. 

  4. Video for Jones wants more ministerial influence in public sector.
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    Jones wants more ministerial influence in public sector.

    Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones wants more control by politicians over the state sector to achieve outcomes more quickly. 

  5. Video for "More needs to be done" to promote mental health in returned servicemen
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    "More needs to be done" to promote mental health in returned servicemen

    The President of the 28 Māori Battalion Association in Northland says that "more needs to be done" to psychologically cater for returned servicemen struggling with the after-effects of warfare.

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    Tree planting initiative to honour fallen soldiers

    Forestry Minister Shane Jones has launched a tree planting programme called Matariki Tū Rākau to remember and recognise those men and women who have served in the New Zealand Defence Force.

  7. Video for Taranaki gets nearly $20mil from Provincial Growth Fund
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    Taranaki gets nearly $20mil from Provincial Growth Fund

    Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced nearly $20mil for Taranaki from the Provincial Growth Fund.

  8. Video for Should the Govt focus on eradicating P before Regional Growth
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    Should the Govt focus on eradicating P before Regional Growth

    Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones is preparing to start distributing the government's $3 billion Regional Growth Fund.

  9. Video for Gisborne, Hawke's bay receive $9.2mil boost
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    Gisborne, Hawke's bay receive $9.2mil boost

    Gisborne and Hawke's Bay are two of the five regions that will get a cut of the money allocated to the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF).  They claim an immediate $9.2mil boost for tourism and forestry opportunities.

  10. Video for Rangatahi push for 40,000 new jobs in Bay of Plenty
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    Rangatahi push for 40,000 new jobs in Bay of Plenty

    A regional growth organisation called Bay of Connections is looking to create 40,000 new jobs by 2050. Regional Development Minister Shane Jones says the move coincides with the new Provincial Growth fund, which he says will support initiatives like Bay of Connections.

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