Saturday September 05, 2015   Last updated 13:06PM

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Immunisation message missing mums
A researcher on the long-running Growing Up in New Zealand study says more needs to be done to get prospective parents comfortable with the idea of immunising their children..Read more

Next batch of Maori trade trainees sought
The AWF Maori cadetship programme is looking for 60 more cadets for its 2016 programme to be trained for jobs in the engineering and infrastructure industry..Read more

Maori boarding school hunts for pupils
While Turakina Maori Girls College struggles for survival, down the road in Feilding Catholic boy's boarding school Hato Paora is growing its roll..Read more

Manaakitanga drives refugee policy
The Government's support parties are bucking National and asking for a lift in New Zealand's refugee quota..Read more

Child advocates question welfare state
The Child Poverty Action Group wants to see the principles underlying New Zealand's superannuation system applied to child welfare..Read more

Clay artist Manos Nathan says final farewell
Messages are pouring if from artists around the world in tribute to ceramacist and carver Manos Nathan, who died yesterday afternoon at the age of 67..Read more

Peters backs Statoil search
Northland MP Winston Peters says Norwegian oil company Statoil should be given a chance to find out whether there are oil or gas fields off the region worth exploiting..Read more

Maori dimension key to CYF fix
Manurewa MP Louisa Wall says any reform of Child Youth and Family needs to take seriously the fact almost 3000 of the 5000 children in state care are Maori..Read more

Consultation brings out support for Turakina
The board of Turakina Maori Girls College says it can find no support for the Education Minister’s proposal that the historic boarding school be closed..Read more

Silver fern a Maori symbol
A member of the Flag Consideration Panel says Maori will find plenty of choice in the final shortlist..Read more

Charter school diversion for real problems
Labour leader Andrew Little has denied that MPs Kelvin Davis and Peeni Henare are in any trouble for supporting a fundraiser at a Whangarei charter school..Read more

Time ticking for Kohanga Trust
Education Minister Hekia Parata says she only wrote to individual kohanga in response to a deluge of petitions and letters..Read more

Motu: Oileaiin take encore
If you missed it last year, Trinity Roots’ Motu: Oileaiin side project gets another airing next month..Read more

Midwives pushed to limit
A south Auckland Maori midwife says midwives have been taken for granted and their needs ignored.Read more

Rolleston roles a rehearsal for Rehearsal
Boy star James Rolleston has enhanced his go to position in New Zealand feature films by landing a major role in the adaptation of Man Booker winner Eleanor Catton’s first novel, the Rehearsal..Read more

Clustering to lure Heidi and Fritz
A Rotorua tourism promoter says the Maori tourism operators are learning how collaboration can boost their business..Read more

Lady Emily the backbone for Taa Graham
Lady Emily Latimer is being remembered as the backbone who enabled her husband Sir Graham Latimer to take the fight for Maori rights to the higher level..Read more

Funds boost for Mahia stream restoration
The Whangawehi Catchment Management Group has picked up almost $90,000 from the Community Environment Fund to restore the Whangawehi stream on the Mahia Peninsula..Read more

Panuku signals city's advance
Auckland Mayor Len Brown is welcoming the addition of a Maori term to the city’s new council controlled organisation..Read more

City iwi to face off in court
The contest among iwi for Auckland land is hotting up with Ngati Paoa the latest the threaten court action..Read more

Brazil hosts indigenous games
A Maori team is planning to join more than 2000 other athletes from 25 countries at the first World Indigenous Games in Brazil next month..Read more

Maori council remembers Lady Emily Latimer
A tireless worker for Maori self-determination has breathed her last breath..Read more

Time Corrections addressed Maori prisoners
A former probation officer says it’s time the Corrections Service and justice system addressed the disproportionate number of Maori in prison..Read more

Runanga and Gisborne council collaborate
Gisborne District Council has agreed to form a Joint Management Agreement with Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou for the Waiapu Catchment..Read more

Judd keen to carve up city for Maori vote
New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd wants his council to adopt city wards as a way to increase the chances of Maori getting on the council..Read more

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Colleen Urlich | Tribute to international artist Manos Nathan
Artist Colleen Urlich talks about  international artist Manos Nathan who passed away. She says he was more than just a friend he was a brother. 
Daisy Noble | Importance of Inanga / whitebait to Nga Ruahine
Daisy Noble from Nga Ruahine and her concerns and the importance with inanga/ whitebait in the Taranaki rohe and in the past for Daisy's whanau it was an economic base when she was growing up
Debbie Marshall Loeb and Anthony Lobb | Hato Paora College
Debbie Marshall Loeb is the principal and Anthony Lobb is the Director of Living at Hato Paora School in Fielding. An information evening is open for parents and whanau if they are looking for quality education for their child
Maori Party co leader Marama Fox
Marama Fox the co leader of the Maori Party covers issues of importance to Maori. Today she focuses on refugees. 
Dr Cameron Grant | Immunisation study from Growing up in New Zealand
Dr Cameron comments about some of the latest findings in the Growing Up in New Zealand study focusing on immunisation 
Harko Brown | Maori contingent heading to Brazil for Inidigenous Games
Harko Brown who is the Maori representant for the Inidgenous Games to be hosted in Brazil next month. 
Keith Stewart | Tribute to artist Manos Nathan
Keith Stewart talks about his memories of international artist Manos Nathan 
1 Kelvin Davis | Nga Whareherehere
Labour are rejecting the current prison data
Are Corrections racist?
MARTYN BRADBURY: Tom Hemopo, a retired probations officer has launched a claim with the Waitangi Tribunal claiming the crown have failed to reduce the number of Maori in our prisons.
Problems still ahead for Sam
WILLIE JACKSON: When Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Liga confirmed in parliament that a prison guard at the under the microscope Mt Eden jail was suspended after being caught on camera showing inmates boxing techniques, his portfolio officially became the laughing stock of the Government.
CYFs are failing children and many are Maori kids
MARTYN BRADBURY: The latest report into the nightmare of CYFs have shown that many children are being abused in state care and that there is no evidence that they are safer inside State care than outside it.
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