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Indigenous tobacco control award for Hone Harawira
Hone Harawira and his former Maori Party leader Dame Tariana Turia disagreed on some things politically, but they agreed on the need to tackle the high rates of smoking among Maori..Read more

War songs carry Maori memory
World War 1 was 100 years ago, but some of the songs that spurred New Zealand soldiers in the trenches or comforted their loved ones on the home front are still sung today..Read more

Greens' Kermadec card worries TOKM
Te Ohu Kaimoana fears the proposed Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary could be a bargaining chip in coalition negotiations..Read more

Open air a healing place
If you see people out picnicking this week, they could be taking the advice of the Mental Health Foundation for Mental Health Week that nature is a great healer.Read more

Identity and culture supports new beginnings for Maori prisoners
A new Māori language and cultural programme at Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) is offering prisoners the opportunity to reconnect with their culture..Read more

Children in jails recipe for offending
A justice reform advocate says an incident last week where a 13 year old boy was kept overnight in police cells in Auckland points to a wider systemic problems..Read more

Arms dealers spark protest
Peace, justice and environmental groups are on the streets of Wellington today trying to keep delegates from an expo put on by the arms industry..Read more

Vera Morgan a century of achievement
A very good innings..Read more

Swill past but hangover lingers
It's 50 years since the end of the six o'clock swill, the drinking binge that accompanied the nightly closing of pub bars..Read more

Coalition talks a toss up
A former Labour Party chief of staff believes Winston Peters still has an open mind about which party New Zealand First will support into Government..Read more

Green salad in Peters' meal
Ardern and Peters with some Greens on the side..Read more

One in four Maori in precarious state
A new book is challenging the way growing numbers of New Zealanders are forced to live from paycheck to paycheck or benefit payment to benefit payment..Read more

Maori saw Labour as vote for change
Former Mana Motuhake leader Sandra Lee says there must always be room for a Maori political movement in parliament, but the Maori Party became too closely associated with the negative policies of National..Read more

Maori Party needs mirror
Labour deputy leader Kelvin Davis says the Maori Party needs to face up to its own record rather than blame Labour for its demise..Read more

Music awards celebrate pride in Maori
The Waiata Maori Music Awards has marked its 10th year with what has become its signature mix of old and new..Read more

Iwi fed up with delay and want a settlement
The chair of Ngapuhi claim negotiating body Tuhoronuku says tribe members are fed up with delay and want it to get on with a settlement..Read more

Hobson's Pledge hate group says Harawira
Mana leader Hone Harawira says Hobson’s Pledge is an anti-Maori hate group that has no place in Aotearoa..Read more

Maori history goes on curriculum
An improved standard of citizenship..Read more

Taurima puts people first in manaaki tangata policy
The Maori Party’s Tamaki Makaurau candidate has unleashed a flood of policies to address the challenges facing Auckland..Read more

Taurima aiming for influence
The Maori Party’s Tamaki Makaurau candidate says a vote for him is a way to keep Winston Peters at bay..Read more

Maisey Rika dominates awards
Singer/songwriter Maisey Rika was the big winner at the 10th Waiata Maori Music Awards, taking the Best Traditional Maori Album, Female Solo Artist, best song and best songwriter awards..Read more

Election staff confusing voters
The Electoral Commission has been slammed for misinforming Maori electors, causing confusion and non-voting..Read more

Electoral commission undermining of Maori rights - Complaints nationwide
Only a week into early voting, complaints have been laid with the Electoral Commission about misinformation being provided to Maori electors, causing confusion and non-voting amongst Maori electors and refreshing previous claims of deliberate sabotage by polling booth staff of Maori votes..Read more

Reo parade prepares way for learning
The chief executive of Te Taura Whiri says today’s parade in support of te reo Maori shows how the language can unify the country..Read more

Maungapohatu ready to receive Rua Kenana apology from Crown
Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell and whanau of Rua Kenana met in Rotorua yesterday to finalise the details of the apology and pardon for the Tuhoe prophet..Read more

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Huhana Lyndon Nominated for Whangarei Byelection
Nominations for the byelection in Whangarei's Denby Ward have been received with 2 nominations.
John Fenwick Chair of Waikite
John Fenwick's links to the Waikite Rugby and Sports Club stretch back to the 1970's when as a 10-year-old he'd help his dad, the then treasurer, count the previous night's bar takings and raffle money.
Phil Anderson Customers Manager Callaghan Innovations
A full house turned out at the Succeed in a Changing World event hosted by Callaghan Innovation and Activate Tairawhiti and designed to inspire innovation.
Glen Katu Maraeroa CE
A South Waikato ginseng producer is ready to approach potential investors to increase its production and exports with the help of funding of up to $40,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Boyd Broughton from ASH
An updated version of Auckland Council's 2013 Smokefree Policy was presented to the Environment and Community Committee on 17 October and the committee adopted the amended policy and implementation plan.
Mana Party Leader Hone Harawira
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern
Winston Peters decides the government this afternoon.
3 Wiremu Huta Martin | Te Kupenga Paa
Hei teenei wiki mutunga nei ka whakamauhara taatou i te pakanga nui i tuu ki te paa o Te Kupenga. Kei a Wiremu Huta Martin te roanga o ngaa whakaritenga mo teenei kaupapa
As we celebrate a magnificent political win let's remember those who could not survive National
MARTYN BOMBER BRADBURY: As we celebrate a magnificent political win - let's remember those who could not survive National's 9 years in office We should be ecstatic. Big money, big corporate farming and big business interest...
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.
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