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Kaumatua kapa haka draws crowds to Te Papa
Te Papa will this weekend play host to 430 kaumatua keen to prove they can still swing a classy poi..Read more

Tree planting chance to recharge wairua
Gumboots, raincoats and spades will be the order of the day tomorrow when Ngati Whatua Orakei holds its annual tree plating on Takaparawha Bastion Point..Read more

Land use changed to clean up lakes
The Rotorua Lakes Trust’s new environment manager says the trust has the capacity to become a world leader in freshwater management..Read more

How to get strongest Maori voice in parliament will win the Maori seats.
Labour leader Andrew Little says the battle for the Maori seats will come down to the question of how to get the strongest Maori voice in parliament..Read more

No tears for disgraced Barclay
Mana leader Hone Harawira says disgraced Clutha Southland MP should resign now rather than propping up the Government until the election..Read more

Manurewa sleepover to support homeless
Manurewa community organisations have organised a sleepover this weekend to call attention to the number of homeless whanau..Read more

Celebrations well underway in Te Arawa for Matariki
Today's the winter solstice, which means maximum minutes of darkness to look for the Matariki star cluster..Read more

Hundertwasser cash as Whangarei goes marginal
Northland MP and New Zealand First MP Winston Peters is counting the successful conclusion of fundraising for Whangarei's Hundertwasser Art Centre as a political win..Read more

Whanau innovation through Te Putahitanga
South Island Whanau Ora commissioning agency head Helen Leahy says she can see whanau moving from urgently requiring support to learning how to access support, get jobs and improve their wellbeing..Read more

Durie leadership provided platform for action
The winner of this year's Sir Peter Blake Medal for leadership says what's to be celebrated are those following behind..Read more

Trees offered for Matariki planting
Matariki is upon us, and that's a good time to plant trees..Read more

Cross words about prison papers
The head of the Sir Peter Williams QC Penal Reform League, Lady Heeni Phillips-Williams, says prisoners are keen for the league to extend its initiative of getting newspapers into prisons..Read more

Te Putahitanga shares Whanau ora stories
South Island Whanau Ora commissioning agency Te Putahitanga o te Waipounamu will this week showcase initiatives it has funded through the year..Read more

Dr Glenn Doherty on Te Wahanga Parakuihi
Dr Glenn Doherty of Ngati Porou whakapapa, has made many contributions to the health sector and general practice focused on Maori and Pacific health, health management, research policy, clinical governance and clinical medicine over three decades..Read more

Paora Crawford Moyle on Te Wahanga Parakuihi with Dale Husband
Why we need an inquiry into the care of children in state institutions..Read more

Brannigan Kaa releases new waiata Te Ngangara
Te Ngangara's groove is so happy and uplifting but the lyrics about meth aren't that at all! What gave you the idea to put these two things together?.Read more

University of Waikato Te Kotahi Research Institute Director Associate Professor Leonie Pihama.
Following on from the successes of its previous conferences in 2013 and 2015, He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference is being held again this year in Hamilton..Read more

Chair of the Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust Wayne Mulligan
The Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust has confirmed it is going ahead with a 50/50 joint venture to develop a former defence base at Shelly Bay on the Mirimar Peninsula..Read more

Environmentalist and Greenpeace member Mike Smith
Auckland Council has just voted to oppose the Government’s offshore oil agenda in New Zealand, for the first time ever..Read more

Te Warena Taua on Te Wahanga Parakuihi
An occupation aimed at stopping development on ancient stonefields near Auckland Airport has split the village of Ihumatao..Read more

Federation of Maori Authorities Chairman, Traci Houpapa
The Federation of Maori Authorities, in partnership with Te Putea Whakatupu Trust, will be launching a unique programme aimed at supporting emerging leaders to ensure on-going success of the Maori economy..Read more

Riki Ellison on Te Wahanga Parakuihi
Former San Francisco 49ers legend Riki Ellison of Ngai Tahu and Te Atiawa whakapapa now resides in Virginia, the birthplace of the first president of the USA, George Washington.Read more

Mike King speaks about Suicide on Te Wahanga Parakuihi with Dale Husband
A record 47 Maori women took their own lives last year..Read more

NUMA disappointed government continues to underinvest in keeping whanau out of prison.
The National Urban Maori Authority CEO, Lance Norman says "we are disappointed the Government is continually underinvesting in preventative initiatives that keep our Whānau out of prison and now they are having to invest $2.5 billion of funding to keep Whānau in prison"..Read more

Toa Waaka, University of Otago on Te Wahanga Parakuihi with Dale Husband
University of Otago and Ngati Toa Rangatira renew partnership..Read more

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Lady Heeni Phillips-Williams and the work of the Sir Peter Williams QC Penal Reform League
Lady Heeni Phillips-Williams and the work of the Sir Peter Williams QC Penal Reform League
Sports commentator Ken Laban on Paakiwaha
Ken Laban takes a look at the sports from the weekend and looks ahead to whats ahead in the sporting world
Lydnsay Proctor on Paakiwaha
Former Auckland rugby league player Lyndsay Proctor
Sir Mason Durie is the recipient of the Sir Peter Blake award
A commitment to making a difference in the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders - and ensuring Maori play a significant part in the future of the country - has seen Sir Mason Durie awarded the Blake Medal at this year's Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards.
Helen Leahy Te Putahitanga pouarahi/Chief Executive host Whanau Ora Summit
This week, 18 groups from around the South Island will converge on a Christchurch marae for an event celebrating Maori success. The annual symposium for Te Putahitanga o te Waipounamu will run over three days at Nga Hau e Wha Marae in Aranui from 21-23 June. Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu is the agency the government tasks with commissioning Whanau Ora funding across the South Island. It has grown leaps and bounds since its establishment in July 2014 and staff will host more than 150 guests in Aranui to mark three years of progress.
Ataahua Papa Auckland councils Matariki programme curator
Auckland council Matariki events in and around Tamaki Makaurau
1 Henare Kingi | Nga take torangapu o te wa
Nga mahi huhua a te peremia a Bill English
5 Adrian Wagner | Te reo ora o Matariki 2017
He kaupapa whakanui i nga tau toru tekau o te reo irirangi Maori o Te Upoko o te ika, tuia ki teena, he waa maumahara hoki i a Erana Hemmingsen
Do we need a new Maori uprising?
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY OPINION: The front cover of last months racism issue by MANA magazine says it all.
Marae TV phone message racism highlights ignorance
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: Marae TV employee Blake Ihimaera had a phone message accidentally left on her phone from a company they were looking to hire a car from.
Time to turn the tables on the tobacco companies
WILLIE JACKSON: We have a violent crime wave in our community and it is time we were honest about.
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