Sunday December 11, 2016   Last updated 19:00PM

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Push for early election after tumultuous week
MPs and parties will be checking their state of readiness to fight an election after the political upheavals of the past week..Read more

MP put right on Hundertwasser plan
One of the backers of Whangarei’s Hundertwasser Art Centre is assuring Taitokerau MP Kelvin Davis the $16 million project is respectful of Maori interests - even if iwi haven’t yet woken up to its potential..Read more

Hip hop meets haka in Te Iti Kahurangi mix
Hamilton-based culture group Te Iti Kahurangi hopes it has the recipe for the next Poi E with its new combination of haka, hip hop and techno..Read more

Better Sealord result boosts Moana profit
Improved earnings from Sealord has helped iwi-owned fishing company Moana New Zealand to boost profits 22 percent to $19.4 million..Read more

Tikanga missing from treaty settlements
Treaty settlements could represents a new form of colonisation by ignoring Maori tikanga and legal traditions, according to a new book by someone who has been immersed in the process.Read more

Maori the mainstream for justice reforms
Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox is welcoming the rise in the youth justice age to include 17-year-olds..Read more

No competition for PM English
With Bill English now set to become New Zealand’s next prime minister, attention now shifts to which Maori will be his deputy..Read more

Murihiku gets immunisation message
Southland District Health Board is crediting collaboration across the whole health sector with in closing the gap in immunisation rates between Maori and the total population.Read more

Te wero a Whale Watch Kaikoura
Kei te wero a Whale Watch Kaikoura i te Kawanatanga kia kakama ake taa ratou tuku oranga ki te rohe o Kaikoura, whai muri iho i te paa o te ru whenua ki taua takiwa..Read more

Puhipuhi protesters take aim at bank
Northland iwi Ngai Hau has challenged investors in a gold mine in its rohe to pull out..Read more

Ready for Mahi online help for disabled
Disability support service Te Roopu Taurima today launched a free e-learning resource to supporting disabled people to get ready for work..Read more

Name change reflects changed attitudes
Three place names in North Canterbury containing the word ‘nigger’ will be changed because of the offence caused by that word..Read more

English best for Maori Party
Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox says the party knows it can work with Bill English as prime minister..Read more

Shearer Sudan post could trigger election
There could be an election soon on the other side of the aisle if Labour’s David Shearer is confirmed to head the United Nations peace keeping mission in South Sudan..Read more

Warriors power comes to north
A power cut that affected large parts of Northland hasn’t quelled enthusiasm for the Warriors, who are in Kaitaia for a spot of pre-season training..Read more

Mihi a Parata ki te peremia
E mihi ana te Minita i nga take Matauranga a Hekia Parata ki te peremia, ki a John Key.Read more

Mangere stone wall relics of Maori horticulture
An Auckland archaeologist has picked a wall-shaped hole in Fletcher Development’s application to modify and destroy archaeological sites in its Ihumatao social housing area development..Read more

Law change sets stage for state care reform
Critics are warning that changes to the laws covering state care could lead to a repeat of past abuses..Read more

Youth justice age to be raised
The Government intends to raise the age of youth justice to 18 from 2019..Read more

Mina Timutimu set standard for midwives
Ground-breaking midwife Mina Timutimu of Te Atiawa and Ngati Mutunga,has died after a short illness..Read more

Key record not bearing up to scrutiny - Turei
Greens co-leader Metiria Turei says Maori went backwards during John Key’s term as prime minister..Read more

NZ infinitely better for Key - Parata
Education Minister Hekia Parata says outgoing Prime Minister John Key has a great record on Maori development..Read more

Maori Party launches fluoride poll
The Maori Party has joined the ranks of those casting doubt on fluoridation..Read more

Rangitaane o Manawatu settlement bill passed
Legislation enacting the controversial Rangitane o Manawatu settlement passed its third reading at an extended sitting of parliament this morning..Read more

Tertiary educators cast wide net
Educators have gathered in Tamaki Makaurau for the fifth Maori tertiary education hui - Tuia Te Ako..Read more

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Zac Katene Waikato University Law Student
Dale speaks to Zac Katene about winning the National Kaupapa Maori Moot 5 years in a row.
Kingi Kiriona Producer and Co-Founder Te Iti Kahurangi
Top NZ Kapahaka releases album featuring "Techno-Haka" and "Haka Hip-Hop".
Benjamin Pittman Chairman Te Parawhau Ki Tai
Kelvin Davis' comments have surprised many, especially the Te Parawhau Ki Tai Board of which I am Chairman, says Benjamin Pittman
Morehu Wilson Ngati Paoa Kaumatua
Ngati Paoa has unveiled plans for an ambitious development at Te Tauoma-Point England. As part of its Treaty of Waitangi Settlement it is buying an 11 hectare reserve, on which it will build 300 dwellings.
Tamaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
1 Marama Fox | Bill English hei peremia hou o Niu Tireni
Ka korero a Marama mo ngaa kaupapa nui o te wa i te ao torangapu. Te hekenga a Hone Kii me te kakenga a Bill English hei peremia
2 Taipari Munro | Te puna wai o Poroti
Ka korero a Taipari mo te hui i tuu i te wiki nei me ta raatou kereme i haria ki mua i te aroaro o te taripunara
3 Atene Andrews | Nga rongoa hou a Pharmac
He rongoa hou kua puta hei whawhai i ngaa mauiuitanga nui e paangia nei i te Maori aa ko te mate uu me te hepatitis
The fabulous Fidel
WILLIE JACKSON OPINION: “A great and charismatic leader”, was how former MP Donna Awatere Huata described the Cuban legendary president Fidel Castro
How many times must Maori be abused?
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: One of the most outrageous parts of Anne Tolley's decision not to allow an independent inquiry into historic abuse by the state on NZers is the glaring fact that the majority of those raped, beaten, abused and killed by the State are Maori.
Standing with Standing Rock
Willie Jackson: It’s wonderful when you see our people supporting indigenous people around the world. 
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