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  1. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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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.

  7. Video for Gun laws: focus on gangs "fuelling the fire" says member
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    Gun laws: focus on gangs "fuelling the fire" says member

    Some gang members say calls to focus on them in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings is a distraction that could lead to the over-policing of Māori. It comes as National's Chris Bishop calls for firearm prohibitions to give police more power to raid gang homes.

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    New law change for domestic violence survivors

    Victims will be able to get support from their employers without worrying about losing their jobs. It comes after research has shown NZ to have the highest rate of violence towards women in the developed world.

  9. Video for Facebook ban 'won’t stop white supremacy' - Professor
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    Facebook ban 'won’t stop white supremacy'- Professor

    Facebook has banned content for white nationalism and separatism following the terror attack in Christchurch. Auckland University Professor Steve Matthewman is pleased about the ban, but thinks it won’t stop white supremacy.

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    Military style semi-automatics to be banned in NZ

    Legislation to give effect to the ban will be introduced in April. Weapons can be handed in and a buyback scheme will be developed.

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