Wednesday March 04, 2015   Last updated 19:57PM

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Matatini, kua rite mai.
E hia kee nga roopu kapa haka e whaa noa iho nga raa o te whakataetae ko Te Matatini tera..Read more

Kura goes from theory to reality
The associate minister responsible for partnership schools says he's heartened to see them go from economic theory to reality..Read more

Prime picking close three-way race for Northland
Labour's Northland by-election candidate says she won't stand down to clear the way for New Zealand First leader Winston Peters..Read more

Pora case highlights need for independent body
Labour's justice spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says the Teina Pora case highlights the need for an independent body to deal with claims of wrongful conviction and miscarriage of justice..Read more

Waatea kura puts culture and identity to fore
South Auckland’s newest kura hourua-partnership school was opened this morning by Education Minister Hekia Parata..Read more

Peters starts Force for the North tour
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says his campaign for the Northland by-election is a campaign for all of provincial New Zealand..Read more

Pora appeal raises questions about justice
Greens co-leader Metiria Turei is welcoming a Privy Council decision to quash the conviction of Teina Pora for the 1992 rape and murder of Auckland woman Susan Burdett..Read more

Teina Pora conviction quashed
Lawyers for Teina Pora will argue there is no need for a third trial after the Privy Council last night quashed his conviction for the 1992 rape and murder of Auckland woman Susan Burdett..Read more

Action needed on Maori representation
Labour MP Adrian Rurawhe would like to see cross party support among Maori MPs for changes to the way councils deal with Maori representation..Read more

Bar set high for Te Matatini finalists
Forty five kapa haka, four days, it can only be Te Matatini..Read more

He motika tangata, he tuuru Kaunihera.
Kaare he take o tetahi pooti a rohe mo te whakatuuranga o te tuuru Maori ki te Kaunihera o Taranaki..Read more

Northland job growth a sham - Peters
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says the Northland voters have a chance to tell National to start listening..Read more

Kapa haka spirit worth bottling
Te Matatini starts in Christchurch tomorrow, and the Education Ministry will be one of the agencies using the huge gathering of Maori to get their messages out..Read more

Rangatira author in line for rich tohu
Ngati Wai writer Paula Morris has made the shortlist for the world’s richest short story prize..Read more

Flag process upside down says Peters
New Zealand First leader and Northland candidate Winston Peters says the flag referendum is being held back to front as a way to make New Zealanders think change is inevitable..Read more

Flavell offers to consider Labour input to reo bill
Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has promised to give the Maori affairs select committee a look at what his expert advisory panel is saying about the Te Reo Maori Bill..Read more

Council poll could bar far north Maori ward
The Far North District Council has sent out postal voting forms on whether it should introduce Maori wards..Read more

Maori support picked for flag change
A member of the panel consulting on change is picking Maori to be in favour of a change..Read more

Iwi leader says no to white supremacist vote
A Taranaki Maori leader wants the New Plymouth District Council to challenge the need to hold a referendum on whether it can create a Maori ward..Read more

Smoking ban on volcanic cones
The Tupuna Maunga o Tamaki Makaurau Authority has voted to make Auckland’s volcanic cones alcohol and smoke-free..Read more

Whanau ora an inspiration
A south Auckland whanau ora provider says other indigenous peoples are looking to Maori for inspiration in their struggles..Read more

Campaigner suspicious about smoke signal
An attack on Action on Smoking and Health is being described as same movie, different scenery by a Maori tobacco control advocate whose organisation was silenced after attacks by a tobacco industry-funded blogger..Read more

Submissions show discontent at claim process
The Maori affairs select committee is in Kaitaia to hear submissions on the bill settling Te Hiku o te Ika claims.Read more

Ireland law ups pressure for plain packaging
The Maori Party wants the Government to stop delaying and pass the bill requiring plain packaging of tobacco..Read more

Treaty commemoration part of healing for Ngati Paoa
A negotiator for Ngati Paoa says yesterday’s treaty commemoration was part of the healing process the Auckland and Hauraki iwi needs to go through..Read more

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TWP 04032015 - Metiria Turei
The Green Party co leader Metiria Turei will be heading to Otautahi for Te Matatini a first timer to the event !
TWP 04032015 - Dr Shiloh Groot
Dr Shiloh Groot - Iwi leaders have the power to help make a real difference for their people who are homeless. Dr Shiloh says the government should be resourcing iwi to help end homelessness.
TWP 04032015 - Winston Peters
NZ First Leader Winston Peters talks about ghost jobs in northland and zero hour contracts and other kaupapa.
Manako 04032015 - Pt 1 Taina Rangiheuea
Tania Rangiheuea | The opening of Te Kura O Waatea kura hourua officially opens today
Manako 04032015 - Pt 2 Rahui Papa
Rahui Papa | A housing survey is being held Tainui
Manako 04032015 - Pt 3 Dr Jillian Tipene
Dr Jillian Tipene | Researching the benefits of kapa haka
Manako 04032015 - Pt 4 Hurimoana Dennis
Hurimoana Dennis | Reo Maori spekaing police officers will be working closer with kura, kohanga reo etc...
Manako 04032015 - Pt 6 Haami Piripi
Haami Piripi | Te Hiku Settlement Bill
War. What is it good for?
OPINION: So, we are going to war. Not that John Key wants to use that word.
Do Maori win or lose from SkyCity deal?
MARTYN BRADBURY OPINION: If one were to watch the latest SkyCity TV advert that displays lots of Maori working behind the scenes at their Casino, one would suggest that SkyCity is trying to create the belief that they're industry is less insidious vice and more indigenous rights.
Waitangi 2015
WILLIE JACKSON OPINION: Prime Minister John Key dropped a bomb shell when he used his platform at Waitangi to address New Zealand’s role in the war on terrorism
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