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Housing flip flop
WILLIE JACKSON: It wasn’t the best 7 days for John Key who flip flopped on housing at the start of the week and was escorted into the weekend with front page news that his lawyer has been mysteriously caught up in the Panama foreign trust debacle..Read more

All Blacks on top again
WILLIE JACKSON: The All Blacks took another step in advancing rugby as a global game when they won the best team award at the Laureus awards last week. These awards are the Academy awards of world sport and our team beat some of the greatest sports outfits in the world..Read more

Time for a change.
WILLIE JACKSON: You have to applaud Dame Paula Rebstock for her warts and all report into the failings of Child Youth and Family and also take your hat off to Minister Anne Tolley’s acknowledgement that the system is broken and needs urgent fixing..Read more

Reasons for Truancy
WILLIE JACKSON; Through my roles as a former MP, broadcaster and CEO of a Social Service provider, the most common question I am asked is ‘how much money do you make?”.Read more

Poll on Maori
WILLIE JACKSON: The Māori Identity poll - or Maori-meter as it has been dubbed - will give organisations who work in this space a clearer view and evidence of the new urban migration of Māori - and more importantly how they see themselves in 2016..Read more

What to do about Radio New Zealand?
WILLIE JACKSON: Last year RNZ cut its last Maori dedicated news in prime time Manu Korihi from its airwaves and not a word of criticism was directed their way in the Pakeha media world.Read more

Nonsense from Radio NZ
WILLIE JACKSON: Recently I have been severely critical of Radio New Zealand’s Maori programming which came about because National radio cancelled their Maori News Te Manu Korihi last October.Read more

No to TPP
WILLIE JACKSON: Trade Minister Tim Groser’s legacy - the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) - has turned into a political minefield for Labour and could signal the downfall of former leader David Shearer..Read more

The year in politics
WILLIE JACKSON: Looking back on the political year the MP who really stands out for me has to be the old campaigner Winston Peters..Read more

Maori and Labour.
WILLIE JACKSON: Now that Labour has made changes to its front bench, they must now start rebuilding the party from the traditional roots up so they will be looking at their relationship with the Ratana Church and Maori..Read more

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..Read more

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..Read more

Key should apologise
WILLIE JACKSON: Prime Minister John Key showed a complete lack of judgement, and also a slight chink in his armour when he went on the offensive over the Kiwis being detained for deportation by the Australian Government on Christmas Island..Read more

All over for Len
WILLIE JACKSON: News that Labour Party MP Phil Goff will run for Auckland mayor has unfortunately all but signed Len Brown’s mayoralty death warrant..Read more

All Black veterans too good
WILLIE JACKSON: Who would have believed just a few weeks back, that one of New Zealand’s top sports journalist the NZ Herald’s Chris Rattue was calling for the dismissal of All Black great Daniel Carter from our mighty team..Read more

Victory against the Independent Maori Statutory Board
WILLIE JACKSON: I was pleased last week that my lawyers won the Appeal case that the Independent Maori Statutory Board took against me after my team had beaten them in the high court twelve months earlier..Read more

Mighty All Blacks look on target.
WILLIE JACKSON: Well , what a performance from our mighty All Blacks in their quarter final rugby world cup match against France..Read more

All Blacks on target?
WILLIE JACKSON: Tonga have proved to be the perfect test for an All Blacks side who have been struggling at the Rugby World Cup..Read more

Maori Women Leadership Support Chris Brown
WILLIE JACKSON: I was extremely proud last week when some of Maoridoms top women leaders came out in a press conference held at my Marae Nga Whare Waatea to express their support for the singer Chris Brown..Read more

Our flip flop Prime Minister.
WILLIE JACKSON:I used to call my mate John Tamihere a flip flop. If I said it was black, he’d say it was white, even after calling it black himself. If I said it was up, he’d say it was down. If I said it was Labour, he’d counter by saying it was National..Read more

New PM
WILLIE JACKSON: The budding bromance between New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and the new Australian leader Malcolm Turnbull would have had Mills & Boon writers clamouring for lovey dovey story lines..Read more

Support our Maori Boarding schools
WILLIE JACKSON: The march on Parliament by past and present students of Turakina Girls’ may have saved the school from the flunking out. But it’s now up to Maori to support these Boarding schools before they get into dire straits and ensure they are around for our grandchildren..Read more

Little needs to be careful
WILLIE JACKSON: Labour leader Andrew Little still has a way to go to show astute leadership and that he’s more than capable of running the country following the fallout over two of his Maori MPs attending a charter school function in Whangarei..Read more

Problems still ahead for Sam
WILLIE JACKSON: When Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Liga confirmed in parliament that a prison guard at the under the microscope Mt Eden jail was suspended after being caught on camera showing inmates boxing techniques, his portfolio officially became the laughing stock of the Government..Read more

Immigration is important
WILLIE JACKSON: Immigration is important and I believe we must allow more migrants into New Zealand if we are to grow as a country, both economically and culturally.Read more

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Wharehoka Wano New General Manager Taranaki Iwi
Wharehoka Wano has just been appointed as the new General Manager for the Te Kahui o Taranaki Trust - Post settlement governance entity
Merepeka Raukawa Tait CE of Te Pou Matakana
We talk to Merepeka about the current system with the loss of yet another pepi to violence at home
Toni Huata Maori Musician
We talk to Toni about NZ Music Month and the release of her new singles
Tawhirimatea Williams Te Wananga o Takiura
The wananga now has a mid-year intake to the Kura Kaupapa Maori teaching degree. We talk to Tawhiri about this
Manuka Henare Team Leader
Whairawa - Encourages research from the universities, polytechnics and other Maori sources, tribal entities to give a greater focus to Maori economics
Nikki Kennedy Waikato University Student
We talk to Nikki about a new Maori Language tool she has created in order to encourage Te Reo in the homes
1 Te Ururoa Flavell | Hui rangatira a nga iwi
Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell attended the iwi leaders hui today and we get feedback from him to see how it went
4 Haami Piripi | Te mahi tukino ki o tatou tamariki
The recent case of the Rangitoheriri child that was abused and died. This type of abuse is still happening
Housing flip flop
WILLIE JACKSON: It wasn’t the best 7 days for John Key who flip flopped on housing at the start of the week and was escorted into the weekend with front page news that his lawyer has been mysteriously caught up in the Panama foreign trust debacle.
Here's my response to your opinion piece on Ture Whenua.
CLAUDETTE HAUITI: Why amend? It’s pretty simple really: there are over 27,000 blocks of Māori land under Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 Act, that’s 1.4 million hectares or about five percent of the total land in Aotearoa. Owners, are shackled by antiquated policy preventing them from developing their lands hence the amendment to the act.
All Blacks on top again
WILLIE JACKSON: The All Blacks took another step in advancing rugby as a global game when they won the best team award at the Laureus awards last week. These awards are the Academy awards of world sport and our team beat some of the greatest sports outfits in the world.
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