Wednesday October 18, 2017   Last updated 22:21PM

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Iwi show commitment to affordable housing
An Auckland Council review of the effectiveness of the special housing areas initiative in creating affordable housing has found the picture would look a lot worse without the involvement of Maori..Read more

Iron Maori founder an inspiration for wahine
Heather Te Au-Skipworth, the co-founder and CEO of IronMaori, the world’s only annual indigenous half-Ironman triathlon, has been named the winner of the sports category in this year’s Next magazine Woman of the Year Awards..Read more

McGarvey a master of both Maori and English translations
Te Ao Maori is mourning the loss of one of the most influential translators of te reo Maori..Read more

Emotions run high at Passchendaele services
It’s been an emotionally draining day around Yrpes in Belgium where New Zealand has been remembering its contribution in blood and sorrow in the Battle of Passchendaele 100 years ago..Read more

Maihi mahi gets international exposure
In a possible first for any New Zealand filmmaker, writer, director and producer Renae Maihi has three films screening on the international film festival circuit, two of them in te reo Maori..Read more

Land trustees charged with fraud
The Serious Fraud Office has charged two trustees of one of the country’s northernmost land blocs with looting more than a million dollars..Read more

Waikato Tainui ups hotel investment
Tainui Group Holdings is set to add 40 rooms to its Novotel Tainui Hamilton hotel..Read more

Gang whanau offer research insights
An academic who has been honoured for her work on Maori well being says her peers need to recognise marginalised communities are experts in their own condition and can think through their own solutions..Read more

New Zealand's darkest day remembered
There will be a strong Maori presence at today’s commemorations in Belgium of the centenary of New Zealand’s most costly battle..Read more

Oil Industry rejects seismic test claims
Oil explorers are rejecting Greenpeace claims that seismic testing is a threat to marine mammals..Read more

Writing on wall for Auckland port move
The chair of Auckland Council's planning committee says the writing is on the wall to relocate Port of Auckland, but there is a lot of further work needed before a decision can be made..Read more

Fresh take on Maori history a winner for Harris.
Academic and Waitangi Tribunal member Aroha Harris is the first recipient of the Royal Society's Te Aparangi Early Career Researcher Award in Humanities..Read more

Muriwhenua claim may be reopened
There is further delay to a settlement for far north iwi Ngati Kahu after the crown said the Waitangi Tribunal may hear its claims afresh..Read more

System working as parties talk coalition
Winston Peters says he's on track to know by Thursday night which party New Zealand First leader will support in Government..Read more

Maori option chance to push for eighth seat
It's 150 years today since the Maori seats were established, and Maori political advocacy group Te Ata Tino Toa want to increase their number..Read more

Concrete box wrong place for wayward child
Labour's corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis says a police cell is no place for a 13-year-old, and the police need to try harder in their treatment of young offenders..Read more

Portfolio-less Seymour wants ministerial cut
ACT leader David Seymour says the minister for Maori affairs should be scrapped as part of a reduction in the number of ministerial portfolios..Read more

Tikanga Maori a topic for property law rewrite
The Law Commission wants to know whether tikanga Maori is recognised when relationships end and property is divided up..Read more

Maori seats lag in turnout
Tamaki Makaurau had the lowest turnout of any electorate in the country with just 59.2 percent of voters going into the polling booth..Read more

Quarantine mandate for mumps
A change in immunisation policy more than a decade ago is causing turmoil now with mumps sweeping Auckland..Read more

Policy central in coalition talks
Talks resume in parliament today as New Zealand First tries to work out which party it will support to form a Government..Read more

Tasman preparing for anniversary
Descendants of Ngati Tumatakokiri, the iwi who met Abel Tasman in 1642, will be at Mohua-Golden Bay in December to mark the 375th anniversary of the Dutch explorer's brief encounter with Aotearoa..Read more

New home for Te Tiriti wins prizes
A big thumbs up from the Design Institute for the He Tohu..Read more

Immigration surge shows need for job training
Outgoing New Zealand First MP Pita Paraone says any incoming Government needs to find a recipe for growth that doesn’t rely on unconstrained immigration..Read more

Lifestyle change support needed for stroke fix
Lifestyle change could be the key to reducing the high levels of stroke among Maori..Read more

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Forest and Bird Regional Manager Jen Miller
What'ss proposed is an opencast mine in an outstanding natural landscape, within view of the iconic lower Buller Gorge and home to threatened species such as kiwi, says Ms Miller. We will be arguing that the Reserves Act requires the protection of such precious places
Dr Te Kani Kingi - Te putake o te riri symposium
Two-day symposium provides Maori perspective on conflict
Taranaki Tu Mai host spokesperson Omahuru Robinson
Ngaruahine host spokesman for Taranaki Tu Mai
Green Party leader James Shaw
Politics with Green leader James Shaw
COMET Auckland Skills manager Shirley Johnson
Around 90 students from south Auckland will receive their 'Licence to Work' at a special ceremony on Thursday
Kaihautu Ohanga Maori, Awhina August
Awhina August, Kaihautu Ohanga Maori Bay of Plenty Maori economic development navigator.
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Don't put the blame solely on Winston !
JOHN TAMIHERE: I can recall carrying a cardboard cutout picture of Winston Peters around the Otara Flea Market in 1999 pretending to debate him. Why? Because he wouldn’t enter into a debate with me.
Metiria Turei vs Jian Yang - Compare the media values at work
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: There are times when the mainstream media coverage of two events manages to say more about the real bias at work within the media than the news worthiness of their focus.
How do Maori respond to the next wave of colonisation?
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: Statistics released by Statistics NZ show that the Asian-NZ population will overtake Māori by 2038...
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