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Key antics harming brand New Zealand
Labour’s tourism spokesman says tailgate is not just damaging to brand Key but damaging to brand New Zealand..Read more

Unprecedented interest in Arawa proposal
Rotorua Lakes Council has received almost 1900 submissions on the proposed new Te Arawa partnership model, the most submissions it has ever received for a single issue..Read more

National Library opens floor for Maori war stories
The National Library in Wellington is celebrating the art of story-telling with an Anzac Day session of Te Reo Wainene O Tua - The Sweet Story of Yester-year..Read more

Drama aims for war impact
The director of a new World War 1 television drama series says getting the huge scale the era demands was a challenge for a New Zealand production..Read more

Mayor's inaction upsets local MP
Tamaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare is slating Auckland mayor Len Brown over his lack of action on the Ports of Auckland wharf extensions..Read more

Charter school buys waka
Pupils at Whangarei’s Te Kapehu Whetu charter school will get lessons from a master when they take deliver of their new waka-tete..Read more

Hapu takes on early childhood contract
Rotorua’s Ngati Tarawhai Iwi Trust has opened a childcare centre..Read more

Flavell slams Christchurch landlords
Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell has asked his ministry to see what help it can give to whanau in Christchurch living in what he calls appalling conditions..Read more

Waiata for London Anzac service
New Zealanders in London are preparing something special for tomorrow’s Anzac Day commemorations marking the centenary of the Gallipoli landing..Read more

Fierce ambition drives new MP
New Zealand First’s new list MP says she will draw on her Ngati Hine whanau and heritage to help navigate the shoals of parliament..Read more

Joint venture helps keep Comvita sweet
Te Puke-based Comvita is forecasting a 25 percent rise in full-year earnings as it reports a stable supply of the manuka honey it uses to make health products..Read more

PM's harassment inappropriate says Fox
Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox says Prime Minister John Key appears to have crossed the line in his actions towards an Auckland waitress..Read more

Farm sale morally bankrupt
The chair of the Kahungunu ki Wairarapa’s treaty settlement trust is accusing the Maori Education Trust of moral bankruptcy over the sale of a Wairarapa farm..Read more

Taonga stolen in Pakipaki burglary
Hawke’s Bay Police are urging thieves to return a collection of taonga Maori taken during a burglary near Hastings last Friday..Read more

Prison land wlll allow tribe to grow
The chair of the Tuwharetoa Settlement Trust says completion of purchases under the deferred settlement process means the tribe is now ready to move forward..Read more

Peters win boosts party polling
New Zealand First has received a bounce in the polls from Winston Peters Northland by-election win..Read more

Key cafe antics irk new MP
Parliament’s newest MP says the Prime Minister would have been bounced from her hair salon if he touched her staff..Read more

Pa sculpture for new motorway
Drivers travelling from Te Puke to Tauranga may be wondering about the palisades going up near the Domain Road interchange of the new Tauranga Eastern Link..Read more

Reo lessons for Green contenders
Confidence from Metiria Turei in the ability of her next co-leader to embrace treaty and Maori issues..Read more

Ria Bond new list MP
Ria Bond has been confirmed at the new list MP for New Zealand First..Read more

Tuwharetoa clubs together to buy prison land
The Tuwharetoa Settlement Trust has enlisted other Tuwharetoa entities to help it buy 8500 hectares of Crown land beside the Rangipo prison in the central North Island..Read more

Jobs and tikanga on Ngati Porou wish list
Ngati Porou's new chief executive says the East Coast tribe is ready for economic and social growth..Read more

Cars banned from Maungawhau
The chair of the Tamaki Makaurau Maunga Authority says a ban on cars on the summit of Maungawhau will enhance visitor experience..Read more

Farm sale a travesty
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is describing the impending sale of a Maori Education Trust farm in south Wairarapa as a travesty..Read more

Rakiura islanders in shark bait fear
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has put lives on Rakiura-Stewart Island at risk by approving a live shark cage diving venture..Read more

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Ria Bond | NZ First latest MP
Ria Bond is of Ngapuhi and Ngati Hine decent and is the grand-niece of Sir James Henare.For six years she served as president of the New Zealand Association of Registered Hairdressers, representing 8000 owners and operators. She also had a dual role as a director on the Hairdressing Industry Training Organisation, which included being an NZQA governance and advisory panel member and is an active member of Rotary and has served on New Zealand First’s board.
Marama Fox | Maori Party wananga at Ngatokowaru Marae
Maori Party co leader Marama Fox and the Maori Party are in the middle of a Maori Party wananga being held at Ngatokowaru Marae near Otaki.
Dylan Tahau | Tuwharetoa business
The Tuwharetoa Settlement Trust has enlisted other Tuwharetoa entities to help it buy 8500 hectares of Crown land beside the Rangipo prison in the central North Island. Trust chair Dylan Tahau says the deal has taken a year to put together and involves two major forestry trusts, three farm trusts, and a collective hapu entity.
Ian Perry | Questionable sale of Mapuna Atea
Maori Education Trust selling a Wairarapa farm the 320-hectare farm was gifted by the late Edward Holmes in the 1960s for the education of Wairarapa Maori. The land is now up for sale to pay for losses incurred by the trust in questionable business activities.
Pete Burger | World War One series coming to TV One
Director of a story made into a tv show screening on TVOne called When we went to war.
1 Nolan Raihania | Te Ra o ANZAC
Ka hoki nga mahara i te wa o ANZAC ki era o ona hoa, kihai i hoki mai
2 Te Ururoa Flavell | Whanau Ora, whare karukaru, Nga pakanga
Nga peka e toru o Whanau Ora, pai te mahi. Ko nga whare karukaru i Otautahi. Whakanuia nga pakanga pera ra Orakau
5 Taina McGregor | Te Reo Wainene o Tua
Ka whakahaere i tetahi hotaka pu korero, Te Reo Wainene o Tua, te ingoa
Pin the tail on John Key
WILLIE JACKSON OPINION: There’s a new political game in town called ‘Pin the tail on John Key.’
A bridge to nowhere
WILLIE JACKSON OPINION: Simon Bridges is far from simple. But the Tauranga MP may be stupid in what appears to be a timing error during the Northland by-election.
Northland final result cements tide change against National
MARTYN BRADBURY OPINION: The final results from the Northland by-election have been missed in the churn of Campbell Live being threatened with the axe and anger at MP spouses travelling overseas.
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