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Urban advocates on Te Putea Whakatupu
Urban Maori advocates Willie Jackson and Norm Dewes have been appointed to the board of Te Putea Whakatupu, along with Iwi Chairs Forum advisor Willie Te Aho..Read more

Te Upoko on board with rugby sevens
Wellington’s Te Reo Irirangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika is to be the official radio broadcaster for the third round of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens to be played at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium on January 28 and 29..Read more

Ngati Porou trust up for review
East Coast iwi Ngati Porou wants members living in the cities to tell it whether changes are needed in the trust that looks after the tribe’s $220 million settlement asset base..Read more

Award Honours Pioneering Judge Behind Rangatahi Courts.
The District Court judge who led the development of ngā Kōti Rangatahi o Aotearoa, the Rangatahi Courts, has received an international award honouring his pioneering work. Judge Heemi Taumaunu is the latest recipient of the prestigious Veillard-Cybulski Award recognising innovative work with children and families in difficulty..Read more

Te Arawa hope for Moehau link acknowledgement
Te Arawa elders hope a hui in Whitianga this morning today will ensure Hauraki continue to acknowledge its connection with Moehau Maunga..Read more

Begging symptom of society in crisis
A south Auckland whanau ora worker says begging is what happens when people feel they have no other options..Read more

Medical students get taste of regions
Whakatane is to be the second area after Northland to benefit from the University of Auckland Medical School’s regional-rural programme..Read more

Waireka battle site for new owner
The site of one of the first battles of the Taranaki Wars is up for sale..Read more

Maori resourcing a priority for new NZEI head
The new president of the primary teachers’ union NZEI Te Riu Roa wants political parties to work alongside educators and agree to a 20-year vision for education based on professional knowledge and good evidence..Read more

Ngai Te Rangi tackles carpet baggers
Carpetbaggers trying to exploit the treaty settlement process for financial gain..Read more

Maori Maps rewritten for phones
The Maori Maps web portal has been rewritten to make it easily accessible on phones, tablets and other mobile devices..Read more

Ancient sounds get campus airing
Taonga puoro have come to the conservatorium..Read more

Te Ao Maori mourn the loss of Te Aupouri Maori language exponent and broadcaster Kingi Ihaka.
Te Aupouri and the motu have lost soldier turned broadcaster Kingi Ihaka, who died of cancer in Auckland this morning at the age of 74..Read more

Patu taken from Rotorua council
A patu paraoa symbolising the partnership between Te Arawa and the Rotorua Lakes Council has gone missing from the Council Chamber..Read more

Dementia study looking for questions
Work has started on a three-year research project aimed at finding out about the Maori experience of dementia..Read more

Census data used for advertising impact
If you have been seeing bus shelter ads with a Maori message, you were probably in an area where a lot of Maori live and work..Read more

Minister hands on for Ngapuhi talks.
Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson has taken a hands on approach to restarting Ngapuhi’s stalled treaty claim negotiation process..Read more

Hard won lessons lead to Principals' Federation post
A principal who went through the fires of merging schools has been appointed president of the New Zealand Principals' Federation for 2017..Read more

Tipoki takes to sea for oil blast protest
A Ngati Kahungunu-Rangitane man who has captained Maori voyaging waka around the Pacific has delivered a message of protest to the world’s biggest seismic exploration ship..Read more

Choice for Mahuta in treaty role
Labour Party leader Andrew Little says Nanaia Mahuta could have to choose between a cabinet position and negotiating her tribe’s treaty settlement if Labour is in a position to form a government after this year’s election..Read more

River perils lead drowning toll
A dramatic rise in river drowning deaths and an increase in fatal incidents involving other nationalities are features of the 2016 toll..Read more

Shearing extra role part of record preparation
Two years of planning and preparation went into a successful record bid by Te Akau shearer Coel L’Huillier, of Te Akau and his partner Kelvin Walker of Taumarunui..Read more

Whaiapu to manage Auckland Rugby League
Long serving Manurewa Marlins Rugby League Club chair Greg Whaiapu has been appointed general manager of Auckland Rugby League, effective from Monday 9 January 2017..Read more

Brown Turei linked past and present in church
The late Anglican Archbishop of Aotearoa, Brown Turei, is being remembered as a humble man who embodied the gospel he preached..Read more

Weavers ramp up for wahakura demand
Official support for wahakura is putting pressure on weavers to produce enough of the flax bassinets to keep up with demand..Read more

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Ka kite John Key
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The fabulous Fidel
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