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  1. Video for Single-use plastic nearly gone for good
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    Single-use plastic nearly gone for good

    The days for the single-use plastic bag are numbered.  From the 1st of July shops won't be able to give or use new single-use plastic bags after new legislation comes into effect.

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    New group calls for total ban on semi-automatic weapons

    A new advocacy group has been launched today in a bid to bring stronger gun laws into Aotearoa, following the Christchurch shootings on March 15.

  3. Video for Ngāti Porou lawyer, business leader honoured with knighthood
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    Ngāti Porou lawyer, business leader honoured with knighthood

    Sir Rob McLeod will be honoured as a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit today for his services to business and Māori.

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    Iwi want law change to commercially farm trout

    Central North Island iwi are calling for a law change to commercially farm trout.  Aotearoa is the only country in the world where it is illegal to buy or sell the fish and an iwi leader says the outdated law is locking them out of a lucrative business.

  5. Video for Govt confirms yes/no question for cannabis referendum
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    Govt confirms yes/no question for cannabis referendum

    The government has announced that in the 2020 election voters will get to say 'yes' or 'no' to legalising cannabis, based on a law which is yet to pass in-house.

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    Govt releases 2020 cannabis referendum details

    The government has announced details of the 2020 referendum where New Zealanders will get to choose whether or not to legalise and regulate cannabis.

  7. Video for Iwi-free Census results could impact Treaty settlements – Dr Carwyn Jones
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    Iwi-free Census results could impact Treaty settlements – Dr Carwyn Jones

    Census 2018 has counted 4.7 million kiwis, but there will be no iwi affiliation count.

  8. Video for Clamping down on wheel clampers
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    Clamping down on wheel clampers

    Wheel clamping is a largely unregulated practice across Aotearoa and for the general public, the current law is unclear about how much operators can charge.

  9. Video for Calls for harsher penalties for using a phone while driving
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    Calls for harsher penalties for using a phone while driving

    Harsher penalties for the illegal use of phones while driving in New Zealand could be enforced in a new road safety strategy by the Ministry of Transport.

  10. Video for Submissions on gun law reforms heard in Parliament
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    Submissions on gun law reforms heard in Parliament

    Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee has heard public submissions on the Arms Amendment Bill, which will fast-track the ban of most types of semi-automatic rifles.  More than 10,000 submissions have been received.

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