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Kawenata a chance for kaupapa Maori agenda
Mana movement president Lisa McNab says the kawenata signed yesterday with the Maori Party is the way to get an independent Maori voice back into parliament..Read more

Pharmac picks up tampon call
Manurewa MP Louisa Wall is welcoming an investigation by government drug buying agency into whether it should fund tampons..Read more

Muriwhenua kapa haka adopts hauora lifestyle
Kapa haka Muriwhenua has got extra healthy for this week's Te Matatini..Read more

Multi-talented McDowell judged best actress
Diversity is the key for Ngati Hine's Miriama McDowell, who has just been named New Zealand's best actress for her performance in the film The Great Maiden's Blush..Read more

Greater protection for Hawke's Bay rivers considered
Environment Minister Nick Smith has appointed a special tribunal to consider an application for a water conservation order on Hawke’s Bay’s Ngaruroro and Clive rivers..Read more

Kaikoura paua closure to be extended
Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has extended the ban on taking shellfish and seaweed along the earthquake-affected area of the east coast of the South Island for a further nine months..Read more

Kapa Haka expression of identity
One sleep to go before Te Matatini 2017, and the stage at the Hawkes Bay Sports Arena is ready for the 47 kapa haka to show in their allotted 20 minutes why they are Aotearoa’s best..Read more

Fewer Maori opt for degree study
Maori are 24 percent less likely to participate in bachelors degrees than Pakeha, according to a new study by the Productivity Commission and Auckland University of Technology..Read more

Auckland Council fears loss of green space
Auckland Mayor Phil Goff wants to see some other way of compensating Ngati Paoa that doesn’t involve building on the city’s remaining green spaces..Read more

Reo taniwha emerges in new haka
One of the judges at this week's national Maori performing arts national competition says it's a great way to discover what concerns Maori people..Read more

Maori at high risk of pancreatic disease
Auckland University researchers have found Maori have the highest incidence of acute pancreatitis in the world..Read more

Elders keen to move Waitangi powhiri
Ngapuhi elders have set in motion a process that could lead to the powhiri for next year's Treaty of Waitangi commemorations being up on the Treaty Grounds..Read more

Maori Party gives Harawira clear run in north
Hone Harawira has stood down the rest of his Mana movement from contesting the Maori seats in exchange for the Maori Party leaving him a clear run against Labour's Kelvin Davis in Te Taitokerau..Read more

Green space threat in housing plan
Tamaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare says the Government’s latest plan for fast track housing could end up targeting reserves and green spaces..Read more

Maori place on mainstream broadcasts argued
A member of a group conducting an inquiry into the state of public interest broadcasting and media in New Zealand says she wants to hear Maori voices in the debate..Read more

St Josephs puts out reunion call
Some visitors to Te Matatini in Hastings this week may also want to drop into their old school in Napier to register for its 150th jubilee celebrations..Read more

Jackson cleared to contest Labour list
The Labour Party national council has given broadcaster Willie Jackson the waiver he needs to stand on the party's list without having been a member of the party for at least a year..Read more

Tainui to build second airport hotel
Tainui Group Holdings and Auckland Airport have signed a 50:50 partnership to build a second hotel next four star Novotel Hotel at the international terminal..Read more

Waitara hapu air Pekapeka grievance
In what was seen as a symbolic moment, a heavy downpour greeted members of the Maori affairs select committee this morning as they arrived at Owae Marae to hear submissions on a bill that will determine the future of the land that sparked the first Taranaki War..Read more

Pou marks Takitimu connection
The vision of the late Tama Huata to celebrate Takitimu ties between Ngati Kahungunu and the people of the Cook Islands come to fruition at dawn tomorrow with the addition of a new pou in the Civic Square at Hastings..Read more

Czech games company apologises for Maori pokie
Pressure from iwi, Maori groups and academics here and overseas has resulted in a Czech company removing an online gambling game that used Maori imagery and themes..Read more

Survey pegs mark history of struggle
About 30 Te Atiawa members braved driving rain this morning to lay out 100 survey pegs around the statue of colonial surveyer Frederick Carrington statue outside the New Plymouth courthouse..Read more

Maori parties strike electoral deal
The Maori Party and Mana are set to reveal the fine print of a deal that is likely to give Mana leader Hone Harawira a clear run against Labour's Kelvin Davis in Te Taitokeru, while the Maori Party contests the other Maori seats..Read more

Pounamu for Christchurch earthquake memorial
Ngai Tahu Runanga O Makaawhio from south Westland has donated a 265-kilogram pounamu boulder for the Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial..Read more

Greens increase Maori seat profile
The Greens are on track to run candidates in all seven Maori seats as they try to maintain a gradual rise in their share of the party vote among Maori..Read more

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Waatea English News 21022017 - Evening Bulletin21 Feb 2017 15:54
Presenter: Kura Ratapu
NEWS CLIP | Phil Goff - Very sympathetic toward Ngati Paoa .... but ! ...21 Feb 2017 15:48
Very sympathetic toward Ngati Paoa .... but ! ...
Waatea 21/02/17 - 8.00am21 Feb 2017 12:24
Presenter Scotty Morrison
Waatea 21/02/17 - 7.00am21 Feb 2017 12:24
Presenter Scotty Morrison
Waatea 21/02/17 - 9.00am21 Feb 2017 12:21
Presenter Scotty Morrison
Waatea 21/02/17 - 10.00am21 Feb 2017 12:21
Presenter Scotty Morrison
Waatea English - 20/02/17.20 Feb 2017 14:33
News Presenter: Kura Ratapu.
NEWS CLIP | Anthony Hawke - Endorphina apologises for misuse of maori imagery17 Feb 2017 14:24
Czech company Endorphina have removed an online gambling game that used Maori imagery and themes.
NEWS CLIP | Metiria Turei - Greens increase Maori seat profile17 Feb 2017 14:15
The Greens are on track to run candidates in all seven Maori seats.
NEWS CLIP | Des Ratima - Pou marks Takitimu connection17 Feb 2017 14:15
Ties between Ngati Kahungunu and the people of the Cook Islands come to fruition with the erection of a new pou in Hastings Civic Square.
NEWS CLIP | Leonie Pihama - Survey pegs mark history of struggle17 Feb 2017 14:15
100 survey pegs were laid around the statue of colonial surveyer Frederick Carrington statue outside the New Plymouth courthouse.
NEWS CLIP | Mikaera Miru - Honey giant Comvita didn't consult with hapu17 Feb 2017 11:18
Comvita did not research thoroughly or go through the right channels to talking with local hapu
NEWS CLIP | Dr Lily Fraser - The importance of Rheumatic Fever treatment17 Feb 2017 11:18
Conversations around Rheumatic Fever are happening in the community and in schools amongst whanau and it's really good to see
Waatea english 17 feb 2017-am17 Feb 2017 07:21
Presenter Dale Husband
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Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 15th Feb 2017 - 3.15pm15 Feb 2017 15:06
News Presenter: Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 15 feb 2017 - am15 Feb 2017 07:30
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea English 14th Feb 2017 - 3.15pm14 Feb 2017 16:27
News Presenter: Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 14 feb 2017-am14 Feb 2017 07:18
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 13/02/2017 - 3:15pm13 Feb 2017 15:21
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 13/02/2017 - 12:15pm13 Feb 2017 12:12
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 13 feb 2017 - am13 Feb 2017 07:27
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 10/02/2017 - 3:15pm10 Feb 2017 14:57
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 10/02/2017 - 12:15pm10 Feb 2017 12:09
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 10th feb 2017- am10 Feb 2017 07:21
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 09/02/2017 - 3:15pm09 Feb 2017 15:18
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 9th feb 2017 - am09 Feb 2017 07:18
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 08/02/2017 - 3:15pm08 Feb 2017 15:00
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 8th feb 2017- am08 Feb 2017 07:21
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 07/02/2017 - 3:15pm07 Feb 2017 16:42
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 07/02/2017 - 12:15pm07 Feb 2017 12:24
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 7th feb 2017-am07 Feb 2017 07:18
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 03/02/2017 - 3:15pm03 Feb 2017 15:15
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 03/02/2017 - 12:15pm03 Feb 2017 12:33
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 3rd feb 2017-am03 Feb 2017 07:39
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 02/02/2017 - 3:15pm02 Feb 2017 15:09
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 2nd Feb 2017-am02 Feb 2017 07:27
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 02/11/2015 - 3:15pm01 Feb 2017 15:00
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 1st feb 2017- am01 Feb 2017 07:27
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 31/01/2017 - 3:15pm31 Jan 2017 14:36
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 31/01/2017 - 12:15pm31 Jan 2017 13:24
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 31 jan 2017-am31 Jan 2017 07:30
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 30 jan 2017-am30 Jan 2017 07:27
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 27/01/2017 - 12:15pm27 Jan 2017 12:09
Dale Husband
Waatea english 26/01/2017 - 3:15pm26 Jan 2017 15:00
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 26 jan 2017- am26 Jan 2017 07:27
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 25/01/2017 - 3:15pm25 Jan 2017 17:33
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 25/01/2017 - 12:15pm25 Jan 2017 12:09
Kura Ratapu
Waatea english 25 Jan 2017 -am25 Jan 2017 07:30
Presenter Dale Husband
Waatea english 24/01/2017 - 3:15pm24 Jan 2017 15:00
Kura Ratapu
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Mauao Maori candidate Carlton Bidois
Carlton Bidois is one of 6 candidates seeking a place on the Mauao Board
Waikato Hauraki MP Nanaia Mahuta
Politics with Waikato Hauraki MP Nanaia Mahuta
Manukorihi Hapu Chair Patsy Bodger
Patsy Bodger reviews the Maori Affairs Select Committee NPDC (Waitara) Land Bill submission hearings that were held at Oawae Marae last Friday
Mark Kopua. Te Matatini 2017 Judge.
Mark Kopua has served as a longtime judge for Te Matatini, who hails from Uawa, Te Aitanga a Hauiti, Ngati Porou.
Green Party MP Marama Davidson.
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband.
Monty Soutar Senior Historian
Residents of Tairawhiti have been invited to the French town of Le Quesnoy next year to attend centenary commemorations of the liberation of the town by New Zealand troops towards the end of World War 1.
1 Liana Poutu | Te pire whenua mo Waitara.
I te Paraire kua hipa tuu ai te hui a te koomiti whiriwhiri whenua Maori me ngaa kaikereme kua whai paanga ki te tuku tono mo te whenua o Pekapeka.
2 Peeni Henare | Nga take nui o te waa
Nga nekehanga oona i mua i ngaa koowhiringa pooti me te hui mo te whenua Pekapeka i Waitara, Taranaki
Wily Willie could be election decider.
PAUL MOON: It was all going so well. The Maori Party looked revitalised, and heading into election year could claim successes in its flagship Whanau Ora programme, as well as being part of a government that has concluded some of the most important Treaty settlements in a generation.
The health of our democracy is at risk with the Electoral Commission failing voters.
WILLIE JACKSON: The Electoral Commission needs to wake up.
The Militarisation of WINZ
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY:This week, as a response to the terrible deaths of 3 Ashburton WINZ staff in 2014, Security Guards were placed on the doors of WINZ Offices around New Zealand.
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