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Moana boosts profit 11 percent
Seafood company Moana New Zealand has reported a net profit after tax of $21.4 million for the year ended 30 September 2018..Read more

Waitara deal better than none
The chair of a Waitara hapū says uri now have a chance to start building a future for their grandchildren..Read more

Raukokore water plan to boost hapū earnings
There’s a sense of hope and optimism in Te Whānau ā Apanui with the news the provincial growth fund is stumping up $780,000 to investigate water storage and irrigation prospects for up to 640ha of land at Raukokore..Read more

Ōpōtiki mussel factory gets PGF boost
It’s a gold medal day for Ōpōtiki and the eastern Bay of Plenty as Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones spreads some pūtea from the provincial growth fund..Read more

Tīpene vision taken to coast
A hui in the Gisborne suburb of Kaiti tomorrow will reveal more details about the proposed reopening of St Stephen’s College in 2020 and assess interest in whānau sending their tamariki there..Read more

Tūwharetoa settlement bill passes.
Parliament has passed treaty settlement legislation for Ngāti Tūwharetoa, acknowledging the economic marginalisation suffered by the central North Island iwi..Read more

Much travelled hei tiki return to Ōtautahi
An important pounamu hei tiki will be displayed in its home province for the first time in more than a decade when the exhibition Kura Pounamu: Our Treasured Stone, at Canterbury Museum tomorrow..Read more

Waitara hapū look to future
A Waitara hapū is putting a brave face on a new law that ends forever the dream of restoring all the tribal estate..Read more

Community primed for Te Mata protection
A long running row over a cycle track on Te Mata Peak has given Hawke’s Bay locals a greater appreciation of how Ngāti Kahungunu views its sacred maunga..Read more

Tauroa sought middle path as sides clashed in Springbok Tour
The late Hiwi Tauroa is being remembered as someone who tried to find middle ground even when the odds were against him..Read more

Vaping benefits clear despite small rangatahi take up
Māori public health organisation Hāpai te Hauora is keen to work with the government on campaigns to discourage young people from taking up vaping..Read more

Police on parade causes rainbow trauma
A supporter of the ban on uniformed police at the Auckland Pride march is rejecting criticism from Manurewa MP Louisa Wall their protest is counterproductive..Read more

Ngāti Paoa dispute sent to mediation
The Māori Land Court has ordered the two bodies contesting control of Ngāti Paoa into mediation over merging their membership rolls and deciding who should represent the tribe in Resource Management Act and local government matters..Read more

Blueberry farms point way so better land use
The new head of Māori horticulture company Miro says the days of Māori leasing their land to the neighbouring farmer are over..Read more

Third strike at Ngāti Toa PHO
A third one-hour strike by general practitioners working for Ngāti Toa owned ORA Toi PHO will go ahead tomorrow after the company refused to budge on their call for dentists to be included in the collective agreement..Read more

Māori housing fund boost for Papakura Marae
A plan to built six kaumātua flats at Papakura Marae has got a boost from a new $15 million Māori Housing Fund..Read more

Second language bill step towards reo access
National’s education spokesperson says her second language bill will boost the number of schools teaching te reo Māori..Read more

Emissions Trading changes decided
Māori landowners are set to benefit from changes to the Emissions Trading Scheme..Read more

Education before politics for Ohia
The Māori Party is on the hunt for a new vice president tāne after Bentham Ohia quit after just a month in the role to take up a public service position..Read more

New warrants for Māori wardens
A big night last night for the South Auckland Māori Wardens at the Manukau Events Centre ... not trouble, but a chance to celebrate their achievements..Read more

Jackson ponders relief of drug pain
Labour MP Willie Jackson says the debate over medical marijuana has made him more ready to consider arguments to decriminalise the drug..Read more

Historic trauma linked to prison numbers
Māori public health body Hāpai Te Hauora is praising a report into family violence for acknowledging historic trauma..Read more

Twin vision in rongoā research guidelines
One of the contributors to a new set of guidelines for people researching rongoā Māori says it's a mistake to try to merge Māori and western methodology..Read more

City Mission partners to tackle south Auckland poverty
Papakura Marae today started its distribution of Christmas parcels on behalf of the Auckland City Mission..Read more

Hiwi Tauroa great coach and race conciliator
Hiwi Tauroa is being remembered as a quiet leader who made a significant contribution to New Zealand life..Read more

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'How Santa Parades became a flash point for racism'
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: I've always felt, as a Pakeha, that just below the surface of the civility of New Zealand culture, there bubbles something pretty bitter in the soul of many white Kiwis.
Sonny Bill Williams is a sporting hero we need
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: I've always had an enormous amount of respect and aroha for SBW.
Māori voices need to lead the Climate Change debate
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury:As the UN Climate Vulnerable Forum ended last week, they put out a press release detailing the impact climate change will have on the poorest members of the most vulnerable countries





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