Wednesday June 03, 2015   Last updated 17:30PM

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Maori urged to take wing
A Hamilton flight safety officer says the government should do more to encourage Maori to look at aviation careers..Read more

Education Council about cutting costs
Labour MP Louisa Wall says the failure to set aside Maori seats on a new Education Council is a sign of the Government’s top down approach..Read more

New role for Maori Land Court
The role of Maori Land Court judges will be reduced if reform of Te Ture Whenua Maori goes ahead..Read more

Maori film festival bug spreads
It started with a single screen in Wairoa, and now it’s going global..Read more

Maori achievement job for all teachers
Education Minister Hekia Parata says she’s disappointed at the small number of Maori nominations for the new professional standards and regulatory body for teachers..Read more

Low key start to land reform consultation
There has been a low key start to consultation on reform of Te Ture Whenua Maori land law..Read more

Bill to free up Maori land
Consultation started today on the biggest reform of Maori land law in a generation..Read more

Marlins up for anti-smoking challenge
Manurewa MP Louisa Wall is celebrating the success of the Manurewa Marlins in the Auahi Kore challenge..Read more

Nga Karere o Waatea | 02/06/2015
Nga karere o Waatea headlines: Taa Pita hiikoi hou. Davis hiikoi ma raro. Kaakaariki kanohi hou. Ruatoria ka whakareerea. Mate wairangi ratonga.Read more

Awatere new manager for MWWL
The Maori Women’s Welfare League today welcomed Hinemoa Awatere as its new general manager..Read more

Good response to rain sodden hikoi
It was a wet and wild weekend, but Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis kept walking through it on his hikoi to raise awareness about sexual violence..Read more

Ta Papa Pita counts contribution
New knight Sir Pita Sharples says the honour is a reward for work he enjoyed doing..Read more

State house value zero says iwi leader
A northern iwi leader is denying he sideswiped the Government with his criticism of its state house sell-off..Read more

More kudos for Manurewa initiative
An innovative programme at Manurewa has hauled in a clutch of prizes from this year’s I Am Auckland youth awards..Read more

New Green leader sets change agenda
The new co-leader of the Green Party wants to see more Maori candidates..Read more

Sharples rewarded for political impact
Former Maori affairs minister Pita Sharples has been knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, just five months after his Maori Party co-founder Dame Tariana Turia was made a Dame..Read more

Maori Party welcomes recognition of founding co leader Hon Dr Pita Sharples
Dr Sharples has been appointed a Knight Companion in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his services as a Member of Parliament and to Maori..Read more

Iwi gather to fillet fish settlement
Iwi will this week decide on whether to wind up the organisation that has paid their rent for the past quarter century..Read more

Strategic whanau wins Ahuwhenua trophy
A family-run sheep and beef farm in the hills northwest of Wairoa has won this year’s Ahuwhenua BNZ Maori Excellence in Farming Award..Read more

Maori new wave at Wairoa Film Fest
This weekend’s Wairoa Maori Film Festival could be ushering in a new wave of Maori filmmaking..Read more

AFFCO demands an attack on Maori
The Council of Trade Unions runanga is describing the Talley Group’s demands for its AFFCO meatworks as kick in the face for Maori workers and their communities..Read more

Help available to quit smoking
It's World Smokefree Day on Sunday and Maori tobacco control advocates will be out in force to help whanau quit the drug..Read more

MASSIVE hikoi sets off
The MASSIVE or Men Against Sexual Violence hikoi has set off from west Auckland on its way to Te Rerenga Wairua..Read more

FOMA changes to fill debt hole
The Federation of Maori Authorities is restructuring as it attempts to fill a hole in its accounts fast approaching $300,000..Read more

Eagle ray kaitiaki for city
Wellington’s inner city lagoon could soon have a new name..Read more

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1 Kelvin Davis | Men against sexual violence hikoi
Kua tata tae atu te hikoi whakahee i te tukino tangata, ki Whangaarei. Hei taa te kaiarahi i te hikoi a Kelvin Davis, e pai ana te haere i tenei wa.
2 Mahara Okeroa | Parihaka - the role of Kawe Tutaki
A working group established under the Taranaki Iwi trust.
3 Margaret Mutu | Te Ture Whenua Maori
Rima tekau taangata noa iho i tae-a-tinana atu ki te tuatahi o nga hui hei arotake i te Ture Whenua Maori i runga i te marae o Te Puea inanahi. Hei taa Makere Mutu o Ngati Kahu, he hui nui enei.
4 Raniera Winikerei | Maniapoto Reo Debate 2015
Hei apopo whakahaere ai a Ngati Maniapoto i tetahi whakataetae taupatupatu ki te reo Maori.
5 Rauhuia Smith | Bank closure in Ruatoria
Ka tino raru te rohe o Ruatorea, mena ka katia te whare tahua Westpac. Hei taa Rauhuia Smith o te rohe ra, koira anake te whare tahua kotahi i te rohe whaanui.
Greens finally have a leader who can scare Labour
MARTYN BRADBURY:In James Shaw, the Greens finally have a leader who can scare Labour.
Native Affairs on Maori TV is the last bastion of TV Journalism
MARTYN BRADBURY:And so it has come to pass. The incredibly popular Campbell Live has been punished and switched off by MediaWorks bosses for doing their job of holding the Government to account.
Congratulations Tainui
WILLIE JACKSON OPINION: The 20th anniversary of the Tainui Settlement was a great occasion for all New Zealanders - Maori and Pakeha alike.
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