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Waahi tupuna designation icing on Waitangi cake
Waitangi National Trust chair and New Zealand First MP Pita Paraone says designation of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds as the first wahi tupuna should give people a greater appreciation of the site..Read more

NZ Wars petition ready for delivery
Students from Otorohanga College hope to present a petition to parliament next week calling for a national day to remember those who lost their lives in the New Zealand Wars of the 19th Century..Read more

Fresh energy in Labour line-up
Senior Maori Labour Party figure Rudy Taylor says yesterday's caucus reshuffle sends a signal of renewal heading into the next election..Read more

Prison challenge earns Davis front row seat
Challenging Government inaction on violence in Serco-run poisons and the treatment of New Zealanders in Australian detention centres has won Te Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis a place on Labour’s front bench..Read more

Papua flag protest for Otara
A collective of Maori and Pacific women artists will raise the West Papuan Morning Star flag in South Auckland today..Read more

TPPA claimants ask for check on ETS link
Claimants have asked the Waitangi Tribunal to make a case study of the effect of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement on New Zealand’s emissions trading scheme..Read more

Climate action would improve health
A Maori doctor and climate change activist says taking action to address global warming will lead to a healthier society..Read more

Young artists get Waka Toi boost
Two young artists have been picked as destined for greater things in this year’s Creative New Zealand Te Waka Toi Awards..Read more

Principals question Parata reform motive
The Principals’ Federation is questioning the rationale behind a new review of the Education Act..Read more

Tribe opts for streamlined parliament
Waikato Tainui has approved a plan to shrink its tribal parliament Te Kauhanganui..Read more

Tidal wave of emotion for Jonah Lomu
Thousands of people are at Eden Park to remember the life of rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died this month aged just 40..Read more

Bias skews crime stats
Labour's police spokesman Kelvin Davis says an admission by the police commissioner that police have exercised bias in the the way Maori are apprehended and prosecuted show the law has not been applied fairly..Read more

Depth impresses in sports' awards
The organiser of the Maori Sports Awards says the depth of talent shown across the board promises great things for Maori sport in the future..Read more

Davis impact wins caucus promotion
Labour corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis, who has landed hits on the Government over fight clubs at Serco-run Mount Eden Prison and Australia's treatment of New Zealanders in detention centres has been rewarded with a promotion up the ranks..Read more

RMA law change talks continuing
Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell says he'll push for more changes to the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill once it's introduced to parliament..Read more

Tamaki Makaurau iwi keen on waka fest
The mana whenua iwi of Tamaki Makaurau are excited at the chance to show off their marine culture at a new festival starting next year..Read more

Bush admits police bias
Police Commissioner Mike Bush has admitted police are biased against Maori, but he won’t call it racism..Read more

Reihana, Shortland honoured in Arts Awards
Lisa Reihana continued her charmed run this year by winning one of the top awards at the annual Creative New Zealand Te Waka Toi Awards held in Rotorua on Saturday..Read more

Descendants first in line for Ruakura sections
Tainui Group Holdings is giving Waikato-Tainui members first dibs on 15 new residential property sections in Hamilton East..Read more

Ko te roopu whakatairanga reo o Comet tera kei te whakarewa i taa ratou rautaki reo mo nga iwi o Taamaki..Read more

Final note for showband legend Joe Haami
Joe Haami is being remembered as one of the last of the great showband multi-instrumentalists..Read more

Toko Toru Tapu reopens
It’s a big weekend for Manutuke with the reopening of Toko Toru Tapu, one of the most historically significant Maori churches in the country..Read more

Taura Whiri welcomes Auckland reo push
The Maori Language Commission has welcomed plans to get everyone in Auckland speaking the Maori language..Read more

Labour wants more say for iwi in RMA rewrite
Labour’s Maori spokesperson says proposed changes to the Resource Management Act fall short of what iwi need to participate in the process effectively..Read more

Rich field in Maori Sports Awards
The Maori Sports Awards return tomorrow to where it all started, Turangawaewae Marae, to mark its 25th year highlighting Maori sporting achievement..Read more

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1 Henare kingi | Nga whakarereketanga o te paati reipa me nga mahi hou a Shane Taurima
Koro Henare shares his thoughts on the labour party reshuffle and also Shane Taurima's new role as RTM advisor
2 Dean mahuta | Te hui Ipukarea ki AUT
Dean reports on todays Ipukarea hui held at the Auckland University of Technology
3 Bayden Barber | Kaore te hapori o Havelock Nth e tautoko ana i te kura hou
A new school has been proposed for the suburb of Havelock Nth in the Hawkes Bay however the community there are not supporting the idea
4 Hinurewa Poutu | He reo okawa noa iho to tatou reo Maori?
Is our reo becoming a formal ceremonial language only? Hinurewa discusses the topic
5 Te Riaki Amoamo | Te hui whakakitenga taonga o Te Whakatohea
Te Riaki reports on the Whakatohea taonga exhibition
6 Kingi Ihaka | Korero Hakinakina
Kingi speaks about Jonahs memorial service and Klitchkos loss in the weekend to Tyson Fury
Rereata Mahika on Paakiwaha
Rereata Makiha reminisces with Willie Jackson about rugby phenomenom Jonah Lomu when he was a shy young Tongan boy when they first met. He told Radio Waatea host Willie Jackson that many of the moves that thrilled the rubgy world in the world cups were first tried out in the Makiha front yard in Manurewa.
Kelvin Davis on Paakiwaha
Tai Tokerau MP Kelvin Davis says an admission by the police commissioner that police have exercised bias in the the way Maori are apprehended and prosecuted show the law has not been applied fairly.
What happens in Paris impacts us.
MARTYN BRADBURY: The Climate Change conference in Paris this week impacts us in the most direct and serious ways. This has to be the conference where empty promises end and real solutions and investment into combating climate change universally undertaken.
Labour reshuffle
WILLIE JACKSON;The reshuffle this week of Labour’s front bench by leader Andrew Little will be the making or breaking of the party and a guide of just how successful they will be at the next general election.
Jonah and Tikanga
WILLIE JACKSON;There’s probably not much more I can add regarding the tragic death of the first and probably only global rugby superstar Jonah Lomu.
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