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  1. Video for Investigation underway after shark dies at Auckland beach
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    Investigation underway after shark dies at Auckland beach

    The shark was caught in a net so police and DOC are trying to find more information on how the incident occurred. People can be fined up to $250,000 and six months imprisonment for hunting, harming or killing a white shark.

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    Ngāti Manuhiri warn boaties after dead dolphin calf found entangled

    Ngāti Manuhiri  and the Department of Conservation (DOC) and are urging all boaties to bring in broken lines and rubbish from their fishing trips after a dead baby dolphin was recovered from Tāwharanui beach in Auckland over the weekend.

  3. Video for Māui dolphins often present in Taranaki
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    Māui dolphins often present in Taranaki

    New underwater research has confirmed that Hector's or Māui dolphins are often present in the Taranaki region.

  4. Video for Not too late for Māori to save NZ's polluted waters
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    Not too late for Māori to save NZ's polluted waters

    Over half of NZ’s 800 monitored water sites show signs of increased nitrate pollution.  Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says intensification and urban growth have placed increasing pressure on both water quality and quantity. 

  5. Video for Four whales dead after stranding south of Whangārei
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    Four whales dead after stranding south of Whangārei

    Four pilot whales have died after stranding themselves on Uretiti Beach near Ruakaka, south of Whangārei.

  6. Video for Crown listens to Ngāti Porou about saving the Raukumara Forest
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    Crown listens to Ngāti Porou about saving the Raukumara Forest

    The Crown are working towards a commitment with Ngāti Porou and others to manage the Raukūmara Range, which the iwi say has areas at imminent risk of biodiversity collapse.

  7. Video for Northland native bird recovery centre stuck for funds
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    Northland native bird recovery centre stuck for funds

    The Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre has rescued over 25,000 birds since it was established 25 years ago to help sick and injured wild birds, but the loss of a major sponsor has left the centre needing to find other funding avenues to keep afloat. 

  8. Video for Next steps in Pike River Mine recovery
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    Next steps in Pike River Mine recovery

    Further plans to complete the Pike River recovery have been released after a successful re-entry was made yesterday.

  9. Video for Māori land saved and nurtured for future generations
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    Māori land saved and nurtured for future generations

    Today marks a milestone in  efforts to protect threatened species and biodiversity on nearly 7,000 hectares of privately owned Māori land in the central North Island.  A pact between landowners, the Minister of Conservation and Ngā Whenua Rāhui has been signed, giving rise to eco-tourism opportunities, predator-free strategies and other land management plans.

  10. Video for Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report
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    Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report

    Many of our country's indigenous species are threatened with extinction, that is according to a report released today by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ titled Environment Aotearoa 2019.  

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