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    'Bizarre', ministers confronted over climate reforms

    Māori have long been reliant on forestry for economic prosperity and some landowners say the changes to climate change legislation will have a detrimental impact on the welfare of their people.

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    Hīkoi at Tokomaru Bay over 999-year leases

    Tokomaru Bay was a buzz of activity on Saturday as a crowd assembled from far and wide to protest century-old legislation locking up Māori-owned land.

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    Locked-up Māori land on East Coast sees petition launched

    A petition to abolish century-old legislation affecting land use in the small East Coast town of Tokomaru Bay has united the community in support of change.

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    Wahine battles century-old land law to regain east coast whenua

    Beneath the veneer of the quiet, remote Tokomaru Bay settlement lies the story of locked-up land that mana whenua have little to no control over. One woman is on a mission to rewrite century-old legislation, and return the power to her people.

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    Māori sheep milk industry gets government backing

    The government is backing a plan for 20 Māori land owners with more than 24,000 hectares of whenua from the western shore of Lake Taupō to the Hauraki Plains, to invest in the rapidly growing sheep milking industry.

  6. Video for Iwi-led charity awarded $2.125m to restore southern whenua, awa
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    Iwi-led charity awarded $2.125m to restore southern whenua, awa

    In Southland, a new iwi-led environmental charity aims to create local jobs while also restoring the whenua and awa.

  7. Video for Ngāti Porou kaitiaki wins NZ’s most prestigious conservation award
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    Ngāti Porou kaitiaki wins NZ’s most prestigious conservation award

    Graeme Atkins’ advocacy for restoring the health of the forests of the Raukūmara Range has helped secure a record $34 million investment in Te Raukūmara Pae Maunga project.

  8. Video for Kapiti Coast mayor backs Ngāti Puketapu to get its ancestral land back
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    Kapiti Coast mayor backs Ngāti Puketapu to get its ancestral land back

    Mayor supports hapū in fight to get land back.

  9. Video for Ngāpuhi hapū deny access to construction on waahi tapu
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    Ngāpuhi hapū deny access to construction on waahi tapu

    Workers denied access to land intended for development, local hapu says it's waahi tapu.

  10. Video for Concerns Māori voices won't be heard in 'shovel-ready' projects
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    Concerns Māori voices won't be heard in 'shovel-ready' projects

    Eleven shovel-ready projects are all go but the exclusion of the RMA process has left some iwi members concerned about the lack of Māori participation as treaty partners. Whangarei hapū and experts are discussing a collective response to the changes to ensure tangata whenua still have a say in what happens in their region.

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