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Expressway opportunity for laid off miners
A Waikato entrepreneur believes there will be plenty of opportunities above ground for laid off miners from the Huntly East Coal Mine..Read more

Young workers needed for E Tu union
If you’re still in a union, chances are you’re in E Tu..Read more

PM snubs poverty agenda
Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox says she's disappointed at the Prime Minister's refusal to sign New Zealand up to the goal of eliminating poverty..Read more

Suicide approach needing rethink
There’s a call for health professionals to see Maori suicide as not being merely a part of the national suicide problem..Read more

Maori farmers look for way out of commodity cycle
The Federation of Maori Authorities holds its annual hui in Wellington this weekend..Read more

Drones reveal beauty of whenua from above
A unique view of the landscape will be coming to screens soon thanks to drone technology..Read more

Tihei Mauri Ora !
The Nobles of the Cook Islands House of Ariki are currently touring Aotearoa in the hopes of meeting their people who reside here in Aotearoa..Read more

Sweet hit comes at high cost
A Maori health campaigner says a sugary drink free New Zealand by 2025 is possible if enough people get behind the idea..Read more

Targets undermining pre-school quality
Primary and early childhood union NZEI Te Riu Roa says a new report confirms its fears that the Government’s participation targets combined with under-funding are undermining quality..Read more

Kohanga whakatuuwheratanga whare.
Akuanei ka tutuki i te moemoea i Ruapootaka Taamaki Makaurau me te Kohanga Reo o Puuau te Moananui a Kiwa ki te whakatuuwhera i to ratou whare hou..Read more

$11m claim on wananga "deluded"
Te Wananga o Aotearoa chief executive Jim Mather says a legal scrap with the organisation's founder was disappointing, and he's glad it's over..Read more

Preserves over politics Fox recipe for strong whanau
The Maori Women's Welfare League wants to get more political, but a politician thinks it should stick to knitting..Read more

Positive restart for Glen Innes kohanga
A new home opens in Glen Innes tomorrow for Te Kohanga Reo o Puau Te Moananui -a- Kiwa..Read more

Rasta films for Wairoa festival
Start growing your dreadlocks..Read more

Wananga founder drops legal challenge
An $11 million legal action against Te Wananga o Aotearoa by its founder Rongo Wetere over alleged intellectual property infringement has been withdrawn..Read more

Fox queries Maori absence from TPPA
Marama Fox and Hillary Clinton have something in common..Read more

Dog DNA could help trace Pacific migration
New reasearch from Otago University could reveal more about Polynesian migration patterns by using DNA from the now extinct kuri..Read more

Mine closure blow to Huntly Maori community
Labour's Maori development spokesperson and Hauraki-Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta says the closure of the Huntly East Mine puts the pressure on the Government to help the beleagured Waikato township..Read more

Tuhoronuku tackles hapu gripes
Ngapuhi claim settlement body Tuhoronuku is trying to recover from a Waitangi Tribunal report critical of the way the crown granted it a mandate..Read more

Layers of history recognised at Treaty Grounds
The Treaty Grounds at Waitangi has become the first site designated a wahi tupuna by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga..Read more

Smith promotes Ross Sea sanctuary
Another giant marine reserve could be over the horizon with no consultation with Maori..Read more

Art exhibition opens
A number of west Auckland ‘Freedom sleepers’ will show off their artistic talents tomorrow when the Outward Light Art Exhibition opens at the Corban’s Estate in Henderson..Read more

Hui waahine.
E tika ana me whai waahi te Roopu Waahine Toko i te Ora ki te whakatupu i nga take paapori..Read more

FOMA backing for TPPA slammed
Mana vice president Annette Sykes says the chair of the Federation of Maori Authorities has no right to commit her organisation to support the Trans Pacific Partnership..Read more

Tobacco control steps awaiting action
A Maori anti-smoking advocate is welcoming the increased number of Maori non-smokers, but says more work is needed..Read more

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Dr Tanya Allport | Funding for Wai Research
Funding has been recevied for Wai Research
Dr Ian Kusabs | Seven years hard work pays off for Ian Kusabs this month
The Rotorua-based fisheries adviser to Te Arawa and Ngati Tuwharetoa graduates from the University of Waikato having completed his PhD part-time over seven years, more than 30 years after he completed his BSc in biology and earth sciences. Dr Kusabs followed his BSc with his masters, completing that in 1989.He continued his studies into fish in British Columbia, Canada, before returning home to establish his own consultancy service in his hometown.The only way I could get work in Rotorua was to make my own, he says.
Tawera Nikau | Kiwis Team announced
Former league international Tawera Nikau casts his eye over the new look Kiwi League Team
Alf Filipaina | Arts and strategic action plan gets sign off
Arts, Culture and Events committee chair Cr Alf Filipaina says the plan will help council, and the arts and culture sector, focus on projects that will make the most impact. “It is all part of our wider strategy - to make Auckland the world’s most liveable city. It is heartening to see the arts and culture community, agencies and groups across the region putting up their hand to deliver on the plan.”
Tamaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare
The MP for Tamaki Makaurau Peeni Henare discusses topics and issues that affect Maori
Traci Houpapa | FOMA Conference
This weekend at TeWharewaka in Poneke the Federatin of Maori Authority will be holding their AGM. CEO of the organisation Traci Houpapa discusses the conference with Dale Husband
Dynamics of Whanaungatanga
The latest participants of the Dynamics of Whanaungatanga talk with Dale Husband about the course held at Nga Whare Waatea Marae
Associate Professor Tracey McIntosh on Paakiwaha
A wide range of topics and disciplines could be covered by a new post-graduate scholarship funded by the Maori Language Commission Te Taura Whiri and administered by Maori research hub Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga.There will be five Kia Ita scholarships of $10,000 each available to Maori students at Masters level. Nga Pae director Tracey McIntosh says Masters scholarships are valuable for building knowledge.
Maori Women Leadership Support Chris Brown
WILLIE JACKSON: I was extremely proud last week when some of Maoridoms top women leaders came out in a press conference held at my Marae Nga Whare Waatea to express their support for the singer Chris Brown.
Our flip flop Prime Minister.
WILLIE JACKSON:I used to call my mate John Tamihere a flip flop. If I said it was black, he’d say it was white, even after calling it black himself. If I said it was up, he’d say it was down. If I said it was Labour, he’d counter by saying it was National.
How is removing Maori children from whanau & sterilising the poor appropriate
I find it difficult to respond to the latest idea from National on our most vulnerable Mokopuna. CYFS is to undergo another rebuild, this is the 15th time since the department was created.
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