Tuesday August 22, 2017   Last updated 01:48AM

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Labour surge boosting Maori caucus
New leader Jacinda Ardern has opened Labour’s election campaign with a clear message there was generational change in the party’s ranks and it would do things differently..Read more

Waitangi event planning starting now
The Ministry for Culture and Heritage Manatu Taonga is opening the coffers for communities and groups planning events in 2018 that commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi..Read more

Ngai Tahu marae knowledge shared
Ngai Tahu members have a new online resource to help them find out about their marae..Read more

Meads' Maori contribution remembered
Tributes are flowing in for rugby great Colin Meads who died yesterday of pancreatic cancer aged 81..Read more

History emerges from peninsula names
Maori, French and English names reveal the rich history of Banks Peninsula and Christchurch's Port Hills in a new book published by Canterbury University Press..Read more

Opportunities Party stands up for Maori seats
The Opportunities Party says retention of the Maori seats is its bottom line for any post-election negotiations..Read more

Kingitanga put front and centre of politics
The Maori king has reiterated his support for the Maori Party saying the election of Rahui Papa would put the kingitanga front and centre politically..Read more

National Standards failed experiment
The New Zealand Principals' Federation says the national standards experiment has been going on long enough for schools to know repeated testing isn't the way to lift student achievement..Read more

Dev Academy taps Maori spectrum consolation fund
A fund set up as an alternative to giving Maori an allocation of fourth generation mobile telephone spectrum could help 42 Maori into careers in information technology..Read more

Kua hinga a Colin Meads
Kua hinga te rākau paina o te nehenehenui i te ata o te rātapu ki te hōhipere o Te Kuiti i te rohe Pōtae..Read more

Whakatohea gets $100m settlement offer
The chair of the Whakatohea Pre-Settlement Claims Trust says today’s signing of a Agreement in Principle is an important milestone..Read more

All soldiers together as Vietnam War remembered
Wreaths were laid this morning at the National War Memorial Hall of Memories in Wellington as well as at cenotaphs around the county to mark New Zealand Vietnam Veterans' Day..Read more

Maori Party vote counts as Greens slip
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says she still hasn’t considered whether to call on the Maori Party support if the Greens drop out of parliament..Read more

SOUL questions put spotlight on NZ officials in Geneva
Activists occupying land at Ihumatao say the New Zealand government delegation to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racism and Discrimination in Geneva has failed to answer questions.Read more

Ngati Rangi, Ngati Hei settlements inked
Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson has ticked off another two milestones as parliament clears the decks for the election..Read more

Values draw Hipango to National Whanganui run
The National Party’s Whanganui candidate says it was the values of her old people that drew her to the party..Read more

Elections a teaching moment for Tamati
The Maori Party’s Te Tai Hauauru candidate says serving in local government convinced him of the need for dedicated Maori representation..Read more

Mana Maori X- factor for Miss Universe
The new Miss Universe New Zealand says her mana Maori made the difference on the night..Read more

Motel buy-up bad policy
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says National continues to underestimate the size of the housing crisis..Read more

Vietnam veterans to remember fallen
New Zealand's Vietnam veterans will gather at cenotaphs and marae around the country tomorrow to commemorate the fallen, remember the war and what came after, and catch up with old comrades..Read more

Unfinished business in Whangaroa settlement
Parliament has passed the Ngatikahu ki Whangaroa Claims Settlement Bill, which returns a far north farm to the post settlement governance entity but leaves it with the task of removing its occupiers..Read more

Moriori get treaty settlement
The Government has put a price tag of $18 million on the enslavement of Moriori..Read more

Release date set for Sir Ngatata Love
Former Wellington Tenths Trust chair Sir Ngatata Love has been granted parole and will leave prison in early October..Read more

Treaty policy not for changing
Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says groups within iwi should learn to work together on treaty settlements rather than throw themselves into fruitless mandate disputes..Read more

No science in iron sand application
A leading environmentalist says the Environmental Protection Agency is using inaccurate statements to justify its decision to allow an Australian company to dredge for iron sand off the south Taranaki Coast..Read more

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Parakuihi Breakfast with Dale Husband
Dr Rawinia Higgins Academic and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Maori) at Victoria University
Kura whakarauora reo was held at Manurewa Marae over the weekend, 18-20 August 2017.
Will Flavell Henderson Massey Local Board Member
Almost 5000 young Northlanders are still not enrolled to vote, with the general election just over a month away.
Rahui Papa Maori Party Candidate Hauraki-Waikato
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Labour Deputy Leader Kelvin Davis
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Green Party MP Marama Davidson
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Maanu Paul Maori Council Member
Adding to the explosive growth of global climate litigation, the Mataatua District Maori Council has asked the Waitangi Tribunal to grant an urgent hearing into a claim that the Government's climate policy is in breach of its obligations to Maori.
Whetu Cormick President and Spokesperson for NZPF
'For the past decade the Government has expected national standards to change the academic fortunes of our most challenged students. It hasn't happened,' said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF). 'It is time to accept that national standards are not the way of the future,' he said.
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Ka whakapuakina mai e Henare, oona whakaaro mo ngaa tatauranga pooti a Pinetree Meeds kua puta i teenei wa
One of the most soul destroying parts of being inside Labour is watching focus groups.
Martyn Bomber Bradbury: I've been lucky enough to get a look at the research that comes out of these focus groups and to be honest it almost makes me cry in frustration.
The madness of deciding the fate of Maori electorates with a binding referendum
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: NZ First's extraordinary claim that deciding the fate of the Maori electorates with a binding referendum is not only dog whistle politics at its worst, it's also incredibly unfair and utterly unjust.
Do we need a new Maori uprising?
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY OPINION: The front cover of last months racism issue by MANA magazine says it all.
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