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  1. Video for Call to ban plastic bags reaches parliament
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    Call to ban plastic bags reaches parliament

    A petition calling for a regulatory ban on plastic bags has been delivered to parliament.  Over 65,000 people are supporting the call following concerns on the impact of plastic in the ocean and environment.

  2. Video for Tūwharetoa kura offer traditional prayers of healing for Lake Taupō
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    Tūwharetoa kura offer traditional prayers of healing for Lake Taupō

    Students and families of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whakarewa i Te Reo Ki Tūwharetoa who gathered at eight sites around Lake Taupō believe prayer, chant and song can heal its waters.

  3. Video for Company convicted of contaminating stream connecting to Waikato River
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    Company convicted of contaminating stream connecting to Waikato River

    A company in the Waikato region has been convicted and fined more than $60,000 dollars for illegally discharging chicken manure and leachate waste water into a stream connecting to the Waikato River.

  4. Video for Stream pollution angers Owhiro Bay residents
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    Stream pollution angers Owhiro Bay residents

    Mokai Kainga Māori Centre and Owhiro Bay residents are concerned about the state of the Owhiro stream and its inhabitants. CEO of Mokai Kainga Mark Forsyth says the recent floods have brought down more toxins from rubbish tips upstream killing the endangered eels and making the food gardens too toxic to eat.

  5. Video for Waimarama on bottled water
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    Waimarama on bottled water

    Hastings District Council has delivered bottled water to marae in the Waimarama Township to cope with Hawke's Bay's latest water contamination in the lead-up to Te Matatini. Yesterday low levels of E.coli were detected in the public water supply and a boil notice was released for all water consumption including for pets.

  6. Video for Porotī Spring owners angry at light punishment of local farmer
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    Porotī Spring owners angry at light punishment of local farmer

    The Māori owners of Poroti Springs are angry a local farmer has been handed a light punishment for damming a stream near the springs. Māori owners say the farmer has been fined $750 and asked to apply for a resource consent for the lake.

  7. Video for Rivers less than ideal for Gisborne paddlers
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    Rivers less than ideal for Gisborne paddlers

    The sewage contaminated rivers in Gisborne are a less than ideal training ground for the NZ Women's Elite Waka Ama Team. Conditions that could jeopardise their health ahead of the world competition. 

  8. Video for Iwi remain firm over Rena wreck removal
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    Iwi remain firm over Rena wreck removal

    Ngai Te Rangi have always held the position that the RENA wreck must be removed from Otāiti. But Ngai Te Rangi Chairman, Charlie Tawhiao warns the BOP Regional Council may not rule in their favour.

  9. Video for Māori heavily concerned about climate change
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    Māori heavily concerned about climate change

    Protests and encouragement to reduce the effects of climate change is being heavily urged by Māori.

  10. Video for Napier's Pandora Pond contaminated by storm water
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    Napier's Pandora Pond contaminated by storm water

    A popular swimming spot in Napier, Pandora Pond and the surrounding area of Te Whanganui-a-Orotū has had contaminated storm water directly discharged into it.

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