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Council delivers on Tamarawaho promise
It’s taken almost 14 years, but Tauranga City Council is finally delivering on a promise to sell or gift land to Ngai Tamarawaho..Read more

Local bodies not up to treaty tasks
A Bay of Plenty Regional Councillor says many councils aren’t doing enough to manage their responsibilities under the Treaty of Waitangi..Read more

Wahine Maori among group who have halted Statoil rig in Artic
GREENPEACE MEDIA RELEASE: Lizzie Sullivan, from Auckland, is with the protesters who paddled kayaks into the exclusion zone around Statoil’s oil rig, Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea..Read more

Boot camp promise sign of desperation
New Zealand First deputy leader Ron Mark says voters can't trust National to deliver on its promise to create bootcamps for young offenders..Read more

Forest buyers starving sawmills
New Zealand First’s Whangarei candidate is attacking a firm owned by the Chinese Government which is buying up forests in Northland..Read more

Rangatahi Maori flock to farm training
Ngai Tahu's Whenua Kura Maori and Pacific trades training programme has doubled its intake to for the next year on the Telford campus in south Otago..Read more

Ardern elevation brings new mood to debate
Former Labour cabinet minister John Tamihere says the election of Jacinda Ardern as the party’s leader is a chance for generational change in the country.Read more

SOUL is going to Geneva to report on Government's racist policies
SOUL, the mana whenua-led campaign working to protect Ihumātao from permanent destruction, is taking its case to the United Nations in Geneva in a bid to be heard by the New Zealand Government..Read more

Family court system under fire
There's a call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into the New Zealand Family Court system..Read more

SOUL takes Ihumatao protest to Geneva
A Mangere woman fighting to save an ancient habitation site at Ihumatao from destruction is off to Geneva today to put her case the United Nations..Read more

Greens keen to extend treaty settlement process
As the process of settling historical treaty settlements comes towards an end, the Green Party wants to open it up again fix what it sees as anomalies and injustices..Read more

Point of order Mr Speaker !
'Point of Order Mr Speaker' is a new book co-written by academic Dr Selwyn Katene and former Maori Party MP Rahui Katene..Read more

New Maori Wai-Whanau journal breaks stronghold of other literature
Te Whanau o Waipareira Trust has released a research journal highlighting successful initiatives, strategies and approaches to delievering social services to Maori..Read more

Iwi support hapu/marae autonomy and decision making in water take requests.
The Ngatiwai Trust Board has asked the Mokau Marae to work with Helena Bay Lodge who sought a consent to take up to 60,000 litres of water a day from a local stream which passes through the property, to irrigate the Lodge grounds..Read more

Awa sustains the people of Whangaruru
Locals are up in arms over resource consent being granted for a 60 thousand litre a day water take from a small awa in Whangaruru.Read more

Huhana Lyndon on Paakiwaha
A Russian billionaire wooed local Ngatiwai Maori then went behind their backs and applied to the Northland Council to irrigate 60 thousand litres of water to keep his imported lawn green..Read more

Raising the age for superannuation disadvantages Maori
Maori Party Candidate for Te Tai Hauauru, Howie Tamati is calling for a review of the age for superannuation..Read more

Maori caucus launch chance to get up close with MP's and candidates
The Labour Party Maori caucus launches its election campaign this weekend with a public meet and greet at Nga Whare Waatea in South Auckland.Read more

PM's close ties with iwi leaders may not transfer into votes
In spite of the huge number of treaty settlements signed off by the National government, 120 in total with 23 in the last three months alone either fully completed or in the process of being completed since they took office in 2008 it may not be enough to win them sizable Maori votes.Read more

Boxing event nothing more than a recruitment drive says Jones
New Zealand First candidate for the seat of Whangarei, Shane Jones has come out fighting against a boxing event organised by gangs including Black Power, Mongrel Mob and Head Hunters..Read more

Strong whanau stock shapes Taika
Coming from strong whanau stock has helped shape actor film maker, Taika Waititi and his mahi says his tuahine Tweedie Waititi..Read more

Auckland Unitary Plan anti home ownership
A new report from Economic and Social Research Aotearoa ESRA, shows the Auckland Unitary plan won't solve the city's housing crisis..Read more

Peters a hypocrite
Criticism has come thick and fast to New Zealand First and leader Winston Peters controversial referenda on whether to abolish the Maori seats..Read more

STATEMENT: The Opportunities Party Hamilton West candidate, Donna Pokere Phillips
I can no longer sit on the sideline and watch children and their families being slowly ground down into poverty and homelessness where basic food and medication can longer be taken for granted. I can not standby and watch the relentless greed that has put pressure on our resources and threatened, and in some cases destroyed, our environment..Read more

PRESS RELEASE: A vote for NZ First is a vote against Maori
The Māori Party is calling on more than 230,000 people on the Māori electoral rolls to dismiss any thought about giving their party vote to New Zealand First in this year’s general election..Read more

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Parakuihi Breakfast with Dale Husband
Maori Party Co-Leader Marama Fox
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Angela Wanhalla Co-Author of He Reo Wahine
Angela Wanhalla is an associate professor in the Department of History and Art History at the University of Otago.
Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Mana Party Leader Hone Harawira
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Tukoroirangi Morgan Māori Party President
Maori Party President Tukoroirangi Morgan wants 'green' voters to give their votes to a party whose green credentials were established over a thousand years ago.
Manu Caddie Business Development Manager Hikurangi Enterprises
A new three year research project beginning this year will identify the opportunities and barriers for Maori land on the East Coast that could be used for native forest regeneration for carbon farming.
CTU President Richard Wagstaff
Forestry deaths system failure
2 Pouroto Ngaropo | Te whare hou o whakaata Maori
Ka whakatuwheratia ai te whare hou o whakaata Maaori ki Tamaki ki te Tonga
One of the most soul destroying parts of being inside Labour is watching focus groups.
Martyn Bomber Bradbury: I've been lucky enough to get a look at the research that comes out of these focus groups and to be honest it almost makes me cry in frustration.
The madness of deciding the fate of Maori electorates with a binding referendum
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: NZ First's extraordinary claim that deciding the fate of the Maori electorates with a binding referendum is not only dog whistle politics at its worst, it's also incredibly unfair and utterly unjust.
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.
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