Tuesday August 30, 2016   Last updated 19:18PM

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Urban leaders snubbed
Urban leaders John Tamihere and Willie Jackson have lost their bid for the two Mataawaka seats in the Independent Maori Statutory Board in Auckland..Read more

Mahuru Maori challenge for motu
A Te Reo Maori advocate is challenging speakers to only speak Maori through the month of September..Read more

Homelessness hitting Tauranga preschoolers
A Tauranga pre-school teacher says homelessness is growing in the Bay of Plenty, and people need to get over their privilege and do something..Read more

Former Labour hopeful follows King to Maori Party
There’s been a significant defection from Labour in the wake of King Tuheitia coming out against the party..Read more

The Fox and the Shark split Maori Party vote
Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell says the interests of his electorate were foremost in his vote on the Easter trading bill..Read more

Iwi eye fisheries settlement profit
Iwi have voted take some of the money set aside to run Te Ohu Kaimoana in future ... but then set up a new conflict on how the money will be divided..Read more

Owners get smarter about whenua use
A project funded by the Ministry of Primary Industries’ Sustainable Farming Fund has come up with a programme to help Maori asset managers make the decisions that will increase the productivity - and profitability - of their land ..Read more

Maori Party strategy attack on whakapapa
Hauraki Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta is questioning the tactics being employed by the Maori Party to try to unseat her..Read more

Trans Tasman takes another run at South Taranaki Bight
South Taranaki iwi are being dragged back into battle as an Australian-owned company makes yet another bid to mine the seabed..Read more

Hope in glue ear fight
There’s hope a new vaccine will have a positive effect on reducing high rates of glue ear among tamariki Maori..Read more

Morgan counting on fickle winds
Maori Party president Tukoroirangi Morgan says he knows how how to win Hauraki Waikato, and the fickleness of Maori voters will help..Read more

Schools to help with sweet science
Schools with high proportions of Maori and Pasifika students are being targeted for a new study designed to assess how fruit sugar may contribute to childhood obesity and diabetes..Read more

Intense farming a long term threat
There’s a call for communities to put their long term health ahead of industrial farming in the wake of Havelock North’s devastating campylobacter outbreak..Read more

Far north mourns Ngati Kahu matriarch Roma Rupapera
Ngati Kahu is today laying to rest its matriarch Roma Rupapera, who passed away at the age of 89..Read more

Pest control initiative for Taranaki Mounga
An organisation that brings together Taranaki iwi, the Department of Conservation and the philanthropic NEXT Foundation has unveiled its plan to ecologically transform the mountains, ranges and off-shore islands of Taranaki..Read more

Two events from homelessness
Green MP Marama Davidson says a cross party inquiry is uncovering how close many New Zealanders are to becoming homeless..Read more

Youth justice age lift fix for reoffending
Prison reform lobby group JustSpeak says increasing the age of young offenders in the youth justice system would be a quick and effective way of addressing the high prison population, especially when it comes to young Maori..Read more

Tau stand-down extended
Ngapuhi is learning to get along without Sonny Tau..Read more

Henare keen on council role
Former National MP Tau Henare has put his name forward as a matawaka representative on Auckland’s Independent Maori Statutory Board..Read more

Montero Daniels committed to iwi well being
Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe and Waitaha are mourning educationalist and former Ngai Tahu Maori Trust Board member Montero Daniels..Read more

Kotahitanga big question for Kingitanga Day
Kotahitanga, hauora Maori and language development are on the agenda for next month’s Kiingitanga Day at Waikato University..Read more

Waikaremoana whare a tribal battleground
The son of New Zealand’s first Maori architect says the planned destruction of one of his father John Scott’s most significant buildings is an attempt to deny Ngati Ruapani a place at Lake Waikaremoana..Read more

Government rejects anti-slavery bill
Labour MP Peeni Henare says the government’s refusal to allow his anti-slavery bill to get a second reading sends a bad signal about New Zealand’s willingness to stand up for what is right..Read more

Attempt to entrench Maori seats from Brash threat
Te Tai Tonga MP Rino Tirikatene is hoping for broad cross party support if his bill to protect the Maori seats gets pulled from the biscuit tin..Read more

Bad attitude blocks prison reform
The chair of justice reform lobby group JustSpeak says a generation of young people are frustrated Corrections refuses to listen to Maori on ways to reduce Maori offending..Read more

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1 Rahui Papa | Me kuhu atu te kingi ki te ao Torangapu?
We talk with Rahui about whether the king should be making politics a priority of the kingitanga
2 Peeni Henare | Te keehi a Sonny Tau
We get the latest update about Sonny Tau as his leave is being extended again
A King speaks, corridors of power shudder.
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: King Tuheitia's words of discouragement towards the Labour Party and NZ First have shaken the corridors of power and re-ignighted the political flame of an independent Maori voice in Parliament.
Local body elections heating up
WILLIE JACKSON: The race for the Auckland mayoralty and also council seats are heating up as the October polling day draws nearer and major political parties start infiltrating their members to these boards.
Fabulous Rio
WILLIE JACKSON: I have just finished staying eight days and nights in Rio De Janeiro and I can confirm that I am still alive!  Which might surprise some people given the terrible publicity that we have seen from the media here and internationally.  I can also confirm that I never saw or felt a mosquito, didn’t get mugged, maimed or shot at, drank the water, used the public toilets, walked down lots of side streets and talked to plenty of strangers.
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