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Te Māngai Pāho welcomes Government Māori Media Review
MEDIA RELEASE: Te Māngai Pāho welcomes the announcement of a Māori Media Sector Shift Review and its focus to encourage collaboration and innovation across the Māori media sector, Chair Dr Eruera Tarena said today..Read more

Mortality stats show birth bias
A former member of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee says the committee’s latest report showing different standards of treatment for newborn babies for different ethnicities shows the system is not fit for purpose..Read more

Writers to share Oceania wave
Five of New Zealand’s leading Māori and Pasifika writers will showcase their work in the United Kingdom next month alongside the high profile Oceania art exhibition in London..Read more

Clumsy kereru top bird
After years of being down the pecking order, the ungainly Kereru has won Forest & Bird’s annual Bird of the Year competition..Read more

Pacific view for Māori Tourism
New Zealand Māori Tourism is teaming up with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation to run a major tourism showcase in Auckland next May..Read more

Ngāi Tahu hand in city library
Ngāi Tahu’s Ngāi Tuahuriri hapū is celebrating Christchurch’s new library as an example of what can happen when iwi play a central role in design..Read more

Words of wisdom from gentle kaumātua
A big loss for Tāmaki Makaurau with the death of kaumātua Jim Rauwhero..Read more

Absolute commitment needed for climate response
The Prime Minister says the latest report of the International Panel on Climate Change is a stark reminder of the threat facing the planet..Read more

Hamilton puts Māori voices on council committees
Hamilton City Council has approved Māori appointees to committees in what it says will be the beginning of a new era for partnership-based decision-making for the city..Read more

Law a parent to the oppressed
The words of one of Māoridom's most famous outlaws are being used to challenge today's lawyers..Read more

Bitcoin tech could help track whakapapa
A project to give individuals a self-sovereign digital identity to track their genealogy, iwi and whakapapa is the joint winner of the first Blockworks Hackfest, which challenged developers to find creative uses for the blockchain technology behind bitcoin..Read more

Neighbour powers Pikiao urupā upgrade
Two Ngāti Pikiao hapū are set to expand their urupā near Lake Rotoehu with help from Transpower’s CommunityCare Fund..Read more

House trucks target isolated hamlets
The Commission for Financial Capability is welcoming the crack down on loan sharks and truck shops..Read more

Survey estimates 800 sleeping rough in Auckland
A member of Housing First Auckland says a count of the city's homeless should help agencies develop better services..Read more

Te Arawa eyes move to higher ground
Te Arawa is looking at whether it needs to create new towns away from the coast to counter the effects of climate change on Maketū, Little Waihi and other coastal communities..Read more

Indigenous business source of hope
There is a call for Māori to work with other first nations around the world to create a global indigenous economy..Read more

Rotorua adopts Housing First kaupapa
Housing First is being proposed as the solution for homelessness in Rotorua..Read more

Hāto Pētera occupiers given eviction notice
The High Court has given the occupiers of Northcote’s Hāto Pētera College 48 hours to leave..Read more

Karangahape history unveiled
The hidden history of one of Tāmaki Mākaurau's most iconic streets will come come under scrutiny tomorrow as part of the Auckland Heritage Festival..Read more

Resolution made at poukai
A stand off between King Tuuheitia and his former advisor Tukoroirangi Morgan seems to have been resolved..Read more

Myrtle rust threat limits beehive movement
In what could be a wake up call for the growing mānuka honey industry, the Department of Conservation is putting restrictions on all beehive movements on public conservation land..Read more

Loan sharks given notice of crackdown
The Government intends to crack down on loan sharks by applying a 100 percent cap on the total amount of interest and fees charged and stiff penalties for lenders who break the rules..Read more

Te Arawa prepares for climate change
Climate Change Minister James Shaw will hear from Te Arawa leaders in Rotorua tomorrow about what they are doing to prepare for a hotter world..Read more

Rena crash severs iwi ties
It’s been seven years since the ship Rena hit a reef on the approach to Tauranga harbour, and not only the environmental but the social damage continues..Read more

Record effort for winter homeless
The Government has exceeded its target to have 1,500 additional places for the homeless this winter..Read more

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The Politics of Kindness
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: There's been a bit of debate online right now about what it means to have 'New Zealand values'. NZ First have brought the issue up by wanting a 'Values Test' for migrants and John Tamihere has written some thoughts in his latest NZ Herald column
Where's the business backbone?
John Tamihere: It beggars belief that business confidence is down, and to me this reflects major problems based on capacity and capability of our business leaders.
We are not mates with Australia
John Tamihere: Let's get the conclusion of this opinion piece out of the way, up front, and quickly. It's a myth that we are mates.





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