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TVNZ losing cultural heart
Television New Zealand’s Maori and Pacific programmes department has had its last Christmas bash, with some of the broadcasters who have contributed over the years coming back to mark its achievements ....Read more

Mayor Carter not good enough for Maori
Labour MP Peeni Henare says the Far North District Council’s proposals for Maori representation aren’t good enough..Read more

Fish asset distribution nearing end
The Maori Fisheries Settlement Trust has has now distributed 98 percent of its population-based assets totalling almost $400 million to 57 iwi..Read more

Singer remembers Help along the way
She was known in Australia as the voice of Aotearoa, and now Caii-Michelle Gordon is releasing her first New Zealand-produced album, A Change is Gonna Come..Read more

Rongoa help for smokers
Maori tobacco control advocate Marewa Glover says confirmation by New Zealand researchers of the effectiveness of a low cost smoking cessation product from Eastern Europe offers new hope for Maori..Read more

Waikato Tainui celebrates 20 years of settlement
Waikato Tainui is getting ready for a year of celebrations to mark the 20th anniversary of its Raupatu Settlement..Read more

Rena crash pointless shortcut
The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has blamed the crew and ship management for the grounding of the container ship Rena on Otaiti Astrolabe Reef three years ago..Read more

Far North council cautious about Maori voice
The Far North District Council is to investigate setting up a Maori standing committee as an alternative to dedicated seats..Read more

Ngai Tahu beefs up Whenua Kura course
Students doing Ngai Tahu’s Whenua Kura farm training programme will from next year be able to come away with not just a dairy faming certificate but can also study for Lincoln University’s Diploma in Agriculture..Read more

Reo revival lessons shared
Maori and Hawaiian language studies experts have been comparing notes on ways to revive their respective languages..Read more

Dramatic tales from whare wananga
A descendant of Pei Te Hurinui Jones says the publication of his He Tuhi Mareikura - A Treasury of Sacred Writings is a proud moment for the whanau..Read more

Community projects get Ma Te Reo funds
Wananga reo, promotional events and the creation of language resources will be funded out of the Maori Language Commission’s latest round of Ma te Reo funding for community-based initiatives..Read more

Push to make Kainga Whenua work
Maori Party MP Marama Fox says the wants to fix the Kainga Whenua housing scheme..Read more

Tainui 20 tau
Kua tata ki te rua tekau tau pahure atu nei no te whakataunga o te kaupapa Tiriti o Waitangi a Waikato Tainui ki te Karauna..Read more

Military maltreatment has generational effect
The New Zealand Maori Council is praising the Waitangi Tribunal for taking on a claim into the treatment of Maori military veterans..Read more

Treaty settlements no substitute for welfare
Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says treaty settlements aren’t the answer for Maori social ills..Read more

Iwi seek say in Maraenui redevelopment
Hawkes Bay iwi have signed a memorandum of understanding with Housing New Zealand, the Napier City Council and construction companies over the so called revitalisation of Maraenui..Read more

Tough times coming in farming
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is picking Maori farmers will cope better with what he expects will be tough times in the dairy sector over the coming year..Read more

House crowding affecting Maori health
One in five Maori and almost two in five Pacific people live in crowded houses..Read more

Maori targeted in safe swim campaign
With summer coming on, Water Safety New Zealand is trying to raise awareness among Maori of the need to stay safe at the shore..Read more

Tribunal claim a last resort
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says a Waitangi Tribunal inquiry into treatment of Maori military veterans, shows politicians weren’t doing their jobs..Read more

SI university backing Northland development
Lincoln University is teaming up with Northland College to run a forestry course in Kaikohe..Read more

Groser hostility in letter
Greens co-leader Metiria Turei says a letter from Climate Change Minister Tim Groser to the Iwi Leaders group shows National’s deep hostility to Maori concerns..Read more

Tiny medal reveals big links
A tiny silver medal that represents one of the most significant early encounters between Maori and European goes on show at Auckland Museum today..Read more

Boost for study on skin infection
A study into skin and soft tissue infections that disproportionately affect Maori and Pacific children has been picked up for funding by the Auckland Medical Research Foundation..Read more

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TWP 19122014 - Dr Marewa Glover
Dr Marewa Glover on research of a plant based product to help with smoking cessation which is used in eastern europe but has gone under the radar in english speaking countries.
TWP 19122014 - Dr Pita Sharples
Former Minister of Maori Affairs and Maori Party co leader Dr Pita Sharples talks of some of his highlights of the year and resigning from parliament is top of the list and he has high praise for Marama Fox
TWP 19122014 - Peeni Henare
Tamaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare highlights some of the concerns he holds on treaty settlements. He says they are often done too fast and a dollar value is placed on the settlements
Manako 19122014 - Pt 5 Poia Rewi
Poia Rewi | Reo funding that is available and new initiatives as well as the 'state' of te reo Maori
Hapai 18/12/2014 - Anthony Thompson
Anthony and Hemi reflect on Hapai Te Hauora's achievements and milestones for 2014
Waipareira 18/12/2014 - Ngaere and Sue
Ngaere and Sue talk with Brent on emergency services over the festive season.
Waipareira 18/12/2014 - Airini Tukerangi
Brent talks with Airini on family violence and the upcoming festive season.
Waipareira 18/12/2014 - Huia Busby
Brent talks with Huia on upcoming free whanau events.
Why proclaiming Key as the Politician of the Year is ethically bankrupt
OPINION: It is that time of year when pundits write columns to explain the 'winners' and 'losers' of the political year and already many are proclaiming that Key is this years political winner because he managed to avoid all the allegations of corruption and dirty politics to win an even larger majority than he had.
A Principled Man
OPINION: I was very honoured to be asked to speak in New Plymouth earlier this week by the Mayor of the city Andrew Judd.
How should Waitangi Tribunal ruling on Sovereignty be implemented?
OPINION: I'd like to back track this weeks column to the Waitangi Tribunal ruling that Maori did not sign away their sovereignty in 1840.
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