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  1. Video for Petition hopes to axe Blue Springs’ proposal
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    Petition hopes to axe Blue Springs’ proposal

    Over 39,000 people have signed a petition urging the Waikato Regional Council to reject an application for water extraction from the Putaruru Blue Springs in the Waihou river. 

  2. Video for Māori council member calls for national Māori Water Commission
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    Māori council member calls for national Māori Water Commission

    NZ Māori Council member Maanu Paul is calling for the establishment of a national Māori Freshwater Commission. Maanu Paul made his submission at the National Freshwater & Geothermal Resources Inquiry Waitangi Tribunal hearing taking place at Ohope.

  3. Video for Health Warning for Utuhina Stream
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    Health Warning for Utuhina Stream

    Rotorua locals have not been able to swim in the Utuhina stream near Lake Road since last year due to it being unsafe. A health warning was placed on the stream by Bay of Plenty Regional council in December. 

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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. 

  5. Video for Spanish Vessels not welcome in Cook Island waters
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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.

  6. Video for Māori risk safety with haka at Standing Rock
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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).

  7. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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