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    Standing Rock in the shadow of Trump

    North Dakota police are clearing a recently-established water protector camp just a week after President Trump signed a memorandum ordering the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) construction to be sped up. 

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    Spanish Vessels not welcome in Cook Island waters

    A controversial agreement has been signed between the European Union and the Cook Islands that will allow Purse Seine fishing vessels 7,000 tonnes of skipjack tuna per annum to be taken from Cook Islands' waters.

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    Māori risk safety with haka at Standing Rock

    At the risk of their own safety, a group of Māori performed haka at the frontline of the Osceti Sakowin camp in America. A group of six Māori have been at the camp since last Sunday, in support the Standing Rock’s Sioux tribes’ opposition to the Dakota pipeline.  Kereama Te Ua and some Māori women went to pray at the frontline where authorities were positioned yesterday, (Thanksgiving Day).

  4. Video for Reuben Taipari resorts to foul language for dumped pig carcass
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    Reuben Taipari resorts to foul language for dumped pig carcass

    Māori activist and environmentalist Reuben Taipari is using social media to find the person who dumped an animal carcass, rubbish and shellfish in a fresh Far North waterway.

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    Tribe Chairman responds to Obama's announcement to reroute pipeline

    Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier says he is glad President Obama is finally taking action to address one of the "most important environmental issues" in the U.S.A.

  6. Video for New book Tupuna Awa highlights flaxroots
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    New book Tupuna Awa highlights flaxroots

    The debate of who owns water in New Zealand has been highlighted in a new book 'Tupuna Awa'.  Author Dr Marama Muru-Lanning gives insights to the political issue through the eyes of the government, commercial operators and guardians to provide a perspective from Māori and the State.

  7. Video for Former TV personality Tamati Coffey backs water petition
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    Former TV personality Tamati Coffey backs water petition

    There's a petition calling for the government to pass urgent legislation to charge bottling water plants fairly for water extraction. The hashtag #waterfightnz, used to portray this issue is gaining momentum on social media.

  8. Video for Māori Council scrutinises water ownership
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    Māori Council scrutinises water ownership

    New Zealand Māori Council representative Donna Hall says the management of water resources cannot progress until the issue of ownership has been addressed. This comes following the release of the government's freshwater reforms.

  9. Video for Emotional plea and petition for clean water
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    Emotional plea and petition for clean water

    A petition calling for water quality standards for lakes and rivers to be 'swimmable' arrived at Parliament today. School children from the North Island town of Tūrangi walked much of the way to Parliament over the Easter Weekend to bring 10,000 drops of water to the steps of Parliament today.

  10. Video for Poroti springs water pump vandalised
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    Poroti springs water pump vandalised

    A water pump at Poroti springs owned by New Zealand Spring Water Ltd was vandalised overnight with graffiti messages.

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