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    Growing diversity in the forestry sector

    Māori and women interested in pursuing careers in forestry science are encouraged to apply for the 2021 Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau - Forestry Scholarships which are now open.

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    Govt refocusing $600m on projects with immediate economic benefits

    Minister Shane Jones has announced that $600 million of the provincial growth fund will be refocused on projects with more immediate economic benefits. This is the first tranche of new projects to be funded and is expected to create hundreds of jobs post-Covid-19.

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    $14.7m to go towards recovering regional economy

    A $14.7m fund will go towards supporting the most vulnerable regions who are willing to get their economy up and running again.

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    Māori oppose the COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill

    The COVID-19 Public Health Response Bill was only introduced to the House yesterday and has already reached its third reading. There's been strong criticism from Māori about the sweeping powers it gives police. Even the Opposition is opposing it.   

  5. Video for East Coast iwi 'shovel ready' to save their dying forest
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    East Coast iwi 'shovel ready' to save their dying forest

    On the East Coast where iwi guardians of Te Raukūmara Range are working to save their forest which lies between the Bay of Plenty and East Cape. Te Whānanu-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou have submitted a budget bid to the Minister of Conservation to support their restoration project.

  6. Video for Shane Jones: Provincial Growth Fund is not a "slush fund"
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    Shane Jones: Provincial Growth Fund is not a "slush fund"

    Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones is standing by a Provincial Growth Fund decision to contribute millions towards Opōtiki's new harbour entrance. Critics have labelled it a 'slush fund' but Jones says the fund will help the Opotiki community bring 20 years of hard work to life while creating economic and employment opportunities. The Opōtiki council will be holding a street party this Saturday to celebrate the funding announcement. Last month the Minister announced it would be investing $79.4 million into the build, adding to the $20 million previously pledged by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council under its Regional Infrastructure Fund.

  7. Video for Te Ao with Moana, Series 2 Episode 4
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    Te Ao with Moana, Series 2 Episode 4

    On this episode of Te Ao with Moana: Whānau vs Film archives and Shane Jones.

  8. Video for New $79.4 million Ōpōtiki Harbour could create 2,000 jobs
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    New $79.4 million Ōpōtiki Harbour could create 2,000 jobs

    A project costing $79.4 million to build a new harbour in Ōpōtiki is expected to create around 2,000 jobs to one of the country's towns with the highest levels of social and economic deprivation. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones announced the "game-changing" project today, saying it will revitalise the township of Ōpōtiki and the wider Eastern Bay of Plenty.

  9. Video for Shane Jones set to revamp Northern Rail Line
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    Shane Jones set to revamp Northern Rail Line

    Shane Jones announces his intentions to revamp the mothballed Northern Rail Line. The old track that once ran through Ngāti Hine territory could see a new lease of life. Ngāti Hine leader Pita Tipene is excited at the prospects and hopes that it will be done in a way that brings true benefits to his people. 

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    Shane Jones: Child abuse protectors are ‘social head lice’

    Shane Jones’ used his parliamentary his speaking time to condemn those who refuse to disclose child abuse. “We call them in the Ngāpuhi country, kutus. They are a type of social head lice!”

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