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Moa stories drawn from whakatauki
Māori observations on the decline of the Moa could help people address threats to species today..Read more

Heretaunga Tamatea settlement law passes
Nine busloads from Hastings descended on parliament this morning so Kahungunu members could witness the third reading of the Heretaunga Tamatea Claims Settlement Bill..Read more

Martin questions Oranga Tamariki numbers
Children's Minister Tracey Martin says Ōranga Tamariki is putting too many children into care..Read more

Indigenous youth hui to tackle big issues
Rangatahi will get a chance to discuss issues like youth suicide, diversity, environment, addiction and cyber-bulling at the country’s first indigenous youth conference, Te Ara Moana..Read more

Border policy sad, not humane
Foreign Minister Winston Peters says the Trump administration’s new policy of separating asylum seekers from their children at the border is not humane..Read more

Fast track offer to forestry career
A veteran Māori forester says the government’s billion trees programme is creating a huge demand for workers and it’s a great time for young Māori to join the industry..Read more

Funding plug pulled at Hato Pētera
Hato Pētera College is set to lose the integration agreement which allows it to get state funding for teachers..Read more

Ōpōtiki seeking macrons
Ōpōotiki District Council wants to officially add macrons to the district’s name..Read more

Raised expectations behind nurses' strike
National's Māori development spokesperson Nuk Korako says a threatened nurses's strike shows former Finance Minister Steven Joyce was right when he claimed there was an $11 billion hole in Labour's fiscal plan..Read more

Prison no answer to cutting muster
Prison reform advocates are rallying at parliament this afternoon to opposed the rebuild of Waikeria Prison..Read more

Lottery boost for Tūranga Cook memorial
Gisborne has secured $3 million from the Lottery Significant Project fund for construction of a 1000 year walkway that is part of its Puhi Kai Iti/Cook Landing Site upgrade project..Read more

Tauranga call for talks at Tūrangawaewae
Tauranga Moana iwi have suggested Tūrangawaewae Marae as a venue for a hui to sort out their differences with Hauraki..Read more

Māori contribution to women's suffrage acknowledged
Green’s co-leader Marama Davidson is welcoming the high profile given to wāhine Māori in commemorations of the 125th anniversary of women in New Zealand getting the vote..Read more

Queen Vic memories recorded
Former students and staff from Auckland-based Queen Victoria Māori Boarding School will be interviewed for a New Zealand Oral History Awards project..Read more

Meth hysterics a National disgrace
Labour MP Willie Jackson says National should be held accountable for the hysteria over methamphetamine that led to hundreds of people being evicted from state homes and $100 million spent on unnecessary clean ups..Read more

Digital help boosting school progress
A Taitokerau Education Trust project to get chrome books into the hands of low decile students is having an impact..Read more

Scholarships to boost Maori and women foresters
Forestry ministers Shane Jones and Meka Whaitiri have launched a new forestry scholarship today to increase the number of women and Maori in the industry..Read more

More warnings needed on fetal alcohol effect
The Children's Commissioner wants to see more done to warn women of the risks of drinking during pregnancy..Read more

Smarter prison NZ First call
Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters says New Zealand does not need an American-style megaprison..Read more

Te Papa Tupu mentoring for lucky six
The Maori Literature Trust's Te Papa Tupu programme has picked six aspiring writers have been picked to spend six months working alongside mentors to develop their manuscripts and improve their writing skills..Read more

Ceremony to mark restoration of Kaituna
A public ceremony is being held this morning to mark the start of works diverting part of the Kaituna River back into the Maketu estuary Te Awa o Ngatoroirangi..Read more

Ngapuhi seek way forward
Ngapuhi factions are looking at whether Ngai Tahu’s post-settlement structures could be a model for the north..Read more

Maori health professionals on the rise
The University of Otago is celebrating a big jump in the number of Maori and Pacific students entering its health professional programmes..Read more

Ngati Rehia partners for forest growth
The new forestry agency Te Uru Rakau will work with Ngati Rehia to establish a commercial forest on about 150 hectares of iwi land near Kerikeri..Read more

Runway jaunt to celebrate suffrage
Porirua City is looking for 25 wahine who are making a difference in the city..Read more

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John Tamihere - Column
John Tamihere - Column 
Beez Te Waati Hawaiki Toa Founder
Hawaiki TOA is a 6km International Obstacle course that integrates Traditional Maori training philosophies into a customer made Pa (fortress) site designed to provide people with a unique Maori experience. Centred on the elements of the gods Hawaiki TOA incorporates significant themes of navigation, cultivation and life inside the fortress.
Frances Waaka Chair Uruamo Maranga Ake Marae
Auckland Council grants $142,000 for new marae on North Shore. Beach Haven’s Uruamo Maranga Ake Marae project has taken another important step forward after receiving $142,000 in funding from Auckland Council’s Community Development and Safety Committee.
Janelle Dynus Kaiwhakahaere for Maori Public Health Hapai Te Hauora
Raised in Te whakatohea, Janell grounds herself in her understanding of Te Ao Maori. Janell graduated from The University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Health Science, and is currently working towards a Bachelor of Laws. She began her Public Health career with Hapai te Hauora- within research, evaluation and gambling harm minimisation kaupapa. After a stint with Te Runanga o Ngati whatua as Maori Public Health co-ordinator and coordinating the Rangatahi strategy, Janell has returned to Hapai as the Kaiwhakahaere for Maori Public Health.
Kara George Runanga o Ngapuhi
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Paul Majurey Hauraki Collective Chair
The Whenuapai Housing Development Partnership purchased a greenfield site and funded the construction of 49 housing units to be leased to NZDF (initially 5 + 5 years) for defence personnel. The partnership comprises the Pare Hauraki Iwi and Te Tumu Kainga (a Maori Trustee entity).
Minister of Whanau Ora Peeni Henare
Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu welcomes the release of the Whanau Ora Annual Summary Report 2016/17 by Te Puni Kokiri today detailing the commissioning activities and how Whanau Ora has contributed to gains for whanau.
Dame Susan Devoy Race Relations Commisioner
Celebrating World Refugee Day 2018
5 Kevin Prime | Mate Kauri
I korero a Rangi ki a Kevin Prime e pa ana ki te mate kauri, kua whakawhiti atu ki te rohe o Hauraki.
Love him or loathe him Winston Peters will be (well, soon to be) Prime Minister
John Tamihere: Love him or hate him, vote for him or against him, either way, Winston Peters will be Prime Minister - albeit as acting PM only.
Time for government to step up and sort out 'after-hours debacle' says Tamihere
John Tamihere: On Friday - the first day of winter - Westies will see billboards, adverts and information directing them to free medical care at Waitākere Hospital's Accident and Emergency department.
Where's the money for Maori, Jacinda?
John Tamihere: The Government has a major problem on its hands in light of the settings announced in the Budget because Māori ssues are both manifest and intergenerational.
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