Thursday July 28, 2016   Last updated 09:06AM

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Anthropologist looks to Tupuna Awa
A soon to be published book on the Waikato River should give readers an insight into what Maori are asking for when they make claims to waterways..Read more

Resignation call over housing crisis
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says Finance Minister Bill English should resign over his failure to address the housing crisis..Read more

Auckland Unitary Plan unveiled
Greens co-leader Metiria Turei says the tests for Auckland’s Unitary Plan will be whether it makes a dent in the city’s housing supply and affordability problems, and whether Maori interests are protected..Read more

Sevens given Rio haka
A new haka for the Rio Olympic Games..Read more

Kapa influencing unique Maori sound
Some of the top performers in Maori music are taking to the road to meet and mentor the next wave of talent..Read more

Panel to bring Maori perspective to science
The chair of the Kahui Maori panel for the National Science Challenge for Technological Innovation says the panel will try to help scientists get a Maori perspective on their work..Read more

Bad blood over Maori TV pay impasse
The union representing staff at Maori Television says chief executive Paora Maxwell reneged on a deal to resolve a pay dispute..Read more

Kahui appointed to guide science challenge
A group of top Maori scientists and innovators has been appointed to ensure the National Science Challenge for Technological Innovation includes a Maori world view..Read more

Strength and beauty on display at schools kapa haka
The secondary schools kapa haka competition opened in Heretaunga today, bringing together teams from 39 schools from Muriwhenua to Murihiku..Read more

Te Puea winding up homeless outreach
Mangere’s Te Puea Marae is preparing to wind down its programme to house the homeless..Read more

Corrections lacking strategy for pedophile release
As the Waitangi Tribunal holds its inquiry into the Corrections Department in Wellington, South Auckland MPs are also questioning its perfomance at keeping the area's children safe..Read more

Predator plan cheap politics
Labour’s conservation spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says the new Predator Free New Zealand strategy shifts responsibility for killing the nation’s pests on iwi, councils and the private sector without putting up the money needed..Read more

Families report bureaucratic box ticking
The president of the Maori Women’s Welfare League is questioning the value of a report which attempted to track ethnic differences in the way families are faring..Read more

Kupe scholarships to increase Maori teachers
The second crop of Kupe scholarships for teacher trainees were awarded last night at a ceremony at parliament..Read more

Iwi stations to up Maori content
The chief executive of Te Mangai Paho believes iwi stations are ready for a more than 25 percent increase in te reo Maori content..Read more

Te Arawa team-up a winner
Rotorua Lakes Council has won the Local Government New Zealand Awards judges' choice awards for its partnership with Te Arawa..Read more

Nation's story to be told in taonga
A six-part series featuring historian Dame Anne Salmond explaining New Zealand's history and culture through the stories behind key taonga has taken the largest chink of funding in the latest round from New Zealand On Air..Read more

Rakiura onwers keen to lift predator toll
The biggest landowner on Stewart Island has welcomed the Government's goal to make New Zealand predator free by 2050..Read more

Hewitt breaks silence on violence
Former All Black Norm Hewitt hopes tonight’s documentary Making Good Men will help lift some of the silence about domestic violence..Read more

Te Puea experience shames agencies
Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is looking for asnswers why whanau can get help going through Te Puea Marae that they can’t get if they go direct to state agencies..Read more

Food firms foes of fat fighters
A Maori public health researcher says a new weight competition is a direct challenge to the packaged food industry..Read more

Peace fleet honour to highlight Palesinian plight
Green MP Marama Davidson says he considers it an honour to be asked to go on a peace flotilla to Gaza in September, despite the dangers.Read more

Just Speak takes aim at prison muster
With the Waitangi Tribunal this week hearing a claim on whether action or inaction by the Crown and the Department of Corrections have contributed to the high Maori imprisonment rate, reform group Just Speak is encouraging radical thinking on the issue..Read more

Home grown rollies provide industry smoke screen
Maori tobacco control advocates are dismissing as smoke a claim by the tobacco industry that increasing the price of their products will spark a boom in illicit sales of home grown tobacco..Read more

Shed found for turtle waka
A project to restore the 600 year old waka found near the top of the South Island has shifted indoors..Read more

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Tuku a great choice.
WILLIE JACKSON: Te Tai Tokerau Labour MP Kelvin Davis is playing a clever game, he has welcomed the proposed alliance between Hone Harawira’s Mana and the Maori Party and says “It will be the Maori Party’s last move in politics”. He says this though because he knows that trouble looms.
"Measuring what matters for Whanau, Kia tina ki runga, kia tamore ki raro"
WILLIE JACKSON: The Te Pou Matakana conference held in Auckland was a huge success for those delivering and driving the Whanau Ora kaupapa.
Denial of the Maori Experience
MARTYN " BOMBER" BRADBURY On top of the many problems plaguing Maori and Pakeha interactions, one of the most oppressive is the total denial of the Maori experience.
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