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  1. Video for "Once upon a time, Māori owned and managed 100% of New Zealand" - Foon visits Ihumātao
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    "Once upon a time, Māori owned and managed 100% of New Zealand"- Foon visits Ihumātao

    Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon says he is proud to be among those fighting for their rights at Ihumātao, following his visit to the occupation site today.  Foon says the visit to Ihumatao is to get a feel for the mauri of the whenua and to understand the essence of the issues.

  2. Video for Community lays down wero - "There is a better life than drugs and alcohol, whānau"
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    Community lays down wero- "There is a better life than drugs and alcohol, whānau"

    As part of the national 'Save our Tamariki, Save our Future' campaign, in Gisborne, parents are also being challenged to change their ways and fight for the future of their children.

  3. Video for Māori Wardens welcome $3.7mil govt investment
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    Māori Wardens welcome $3.7mil govt investment

    Māori Wardens have received a $3.75mil boost from the government.  They say the funding is very much needed given the expansion of their volunteer roles and responsibilities.

  4. Video for Tairāwhiti PGF announcement
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    Tairāwhiti PGF announcement

    Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones has announced that the Provincial Growth Fund is investing in projects to support Tairāwhiti medical research, wood processing and social enterprise to further enhance the region's economic potential.

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    Local govt reps want more rangatahi on councils

    Younger regional council representatives want more young people to run in local body elections.  They say diversity is needed, with 94 percent of councillors nationwide over the age of 40.

  6. Video for Expert says smoking tax hike "doing more damage than good"
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    Expert says smoking tax hike "doing more damage than good"

    New Zealand has the highest price relative to income in the world for a pack of 20 cigarettes.   Dr Marewa Glover is calling on the Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa to look into the yearly tax hike on tobacco which she says isn't preventing people from smoking.

  7. Video for Govt boost forestry to drive regional development
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    Govt boost forestry to drive regional development

    Regional development has received support through the funding of forestry and employment initiatives in Budget 2019, both areas of significance in the East Coast where Gisborne District Councillor Meng Foon welcomes the announcements.

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    A well-meaning Budget 2019 offers almost half a billion for Māori

    With almost half a billion dollars in targeted funding for Māori and an emphasis on mental health and living, Budget 2019 is certainly a well-meaning Budget for Māori.  However, it remains to be seen whether the government's lofty ambition to create the world's first 'Well-being' Budget will bring lasting change.

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    Passionate reo speakers honoured

    An actor and a tohunga, both passionate about te reo Māori, have been honoured at Government House in Auckland.

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    20k NZers sign petitions for better funding of medicines

    Eight petitions are to be presented to the government calling for better funding for breast cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, lung cancer, non-small-cell lung cancer, myeloma, multiple myeloma, ovarian cancer and Pompe disease.

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