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Media unwelcome at Koroneihana
The Kīngitanga has declared Tūrangawaewae Marae off limits to media for this year's Koroneihana hui..Read more

Rough sleeping kaumātua on the rise
The Salvation Army wants action on providing housing for the elderly who are increasingly slipping into homelessness..Read more

History drives Hauraki Tauranga claim
Pare Hauraki negotiator Paul Majurey says Tauranga iwi offered money for the confederation to give up its request for a seat on the co-governance board that oversees the Tauranga Harbour catchment..Read more

Judges look to brains for better justice
Judges are looking for ways they can take account of the impact of brain and mental disability in rangatahi appearing in court..Read more

Lee ratings bill threat to Māori media
The Better Public Media Trust is warning that a member’s bill from National MP Melissa Lee is an attack on low-rating public media content and especially Māori content..Read more

Co-governance call for water forum
Iwi leaders are looking for a direct relationship with the crown over water..Read more

Te reo teacher gap exposed
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the issues raised by yesterday's teachers' strike highlights the challenges faced by the Government to deliver on its promises in areas like Māori language teaching..Read more

Waitangi Trust fraud accused in court
The Serious Fraud Office has charged the former corporate services manager of the Waitangi National Trust of defrauding it of about $1.2 million..Read more

Free speech for fogeys and fascists
Broadcaster turned MP Willie Jackson says he’s like to see supporters of free speech for Canadian right wingers and Hobson’s Pledge founder Don Brash stand up for Māori free speech..Read more

Wharf skull pre-European
Police say a human skull discovered near by a fisherman near Salisbury Wharf in Mount Maunganui last week has been identified as a pre-European adult Māori man..Read more

Hauraki deed changed to respect tikanga
Waiariki MP Tamati Coffey says continued agitation over the Pare Hauraki settlement fails to acknowledge the significant changes to it agreed between the iwi and Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little before it was signed..Read more

Morgan hit's back at "puppet" king's rage
Former Kiingitanga spokesperson Tukoroirangi Morgan has accused King Tuuheitia of being the puppet of his secretary Rangi Whakaruru..Read more

Cultural investment affecting iwi returns
The ANZ Bank’s Māori business team says one of the hardest commercial decisions iwi face is whether to distribute or reinvest profits..Read more

Air curtain aids Tutira clean-up
In preparation for the warmer southern months ahead, Hawkes Bay Regional Council has turned back on an air curtain in Lake Waikopiro designed to address algal blooms and fish deaths in Lake Waikopiro and Lake Tutira..Read more

Ngāpuhi hui: Dates and venues in Tāmaki Mākaurau
In August 2018, a number of hui are being held to update Ngāpuhi on discussions between representatives of Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority and Te Kotahitanga o Nga Hapū o Ngāpuhi Taiwhenua..Read more

Māori experts take on housing challenge
Māori housing, legal and financial experts have gathered in Auckland to discuss ways to finance Māori into homes..Read more

Breath exercises make tamariki sparkle
Traditional Māori breathing, preparing a pēpeha and learning how to listen are some of the exercises in a new online resource for schools to boost confidence and happiness in children..Read more

Coordinated fund boosts marae rebuilds
A Kaikohe Marae razed by fire in 2003 is being rebuilt with help from a new approach to marae grants..Read more

Ngāti Rangi swots up for settlement
The lead negotiator for Ngāti Rangi says lots of preparation is essential before tribes sit down to negotiate with the crown..Read more

Paoa play for Tāmaki rangatira status
The head of Ngāti Paoa’s commercial arm says the iwi wants to know what it’s getting before it signs up to the Marutūāhu collective settlement..Read more

Morgan passing river baton to Pikia
Long standing Waikato River Authority Co-chair Tukoroirangi Morgan says he intends to resign from the Authority at the end of his current term in November..Read more

Tourism taniwha adding culture to commerce
Sharing stories with the world is proving a successful recipe for Māori tourism entrepreneurs around the motu..Read more

Employer subsidy to get rangatahi trained
The Government today launched a new scheme for young people who have been on a benefit for six months or more..Read more

Supreme hearing for Motutapu monopoly claim
Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki has won approval from the Supreme Court to appeal its case for a monopoly on tourism activities on Motutapu Island..Read more

Māori providers delivering Mates and Dates lessons
The Accident Compensation Corporation is defending a programme aimed at reducing sexual assaults among young people..Read more

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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.
John Tamihere: Give Haumaha a fair go
John Tamihere: Superintendent Wally Haumaha has copped a lot of stick over the last two months.
Peters right to pursue leak in court
John Tamihere: It's remarkable how we can all look and hear someone say or conduct themselves and come away with hugely varying understandings.





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