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Prisoners' voices missing from reforms
A justice reform advocate says corrections staff and inmates need to be more involved in the design of prisons..Read more

Otakiri plan offers hope for marae
A Te Teko marae is targeting at least 20 jobs from a controversial new water-bottling plant..Read more

Te Waka Huia top of Tāmaki
Te Waka Huia again outclassed the field at the Tāmaki Makaurau regional kapa haka finals..Read more

Whakaruruhau chair not convinced on spending for new digital platforms
The sole voice for Maori radio on a new Maori media advisory body says he wants it to be about increasing resources into the sector rather than reallocating what’s there..Read more

Dr Rangi Matamua on Paakiwaha
An expert Maori astronomer is being rushed off his feet delivering public lectures on Matariki, the Maori new year, and wants the celebration to become a public holiday..Read more

Ngati Tama negotiator Greg White on Paakiwaha
Ngati Tama iwi is close to securing agreement regarding cash and compensation of close to $200 million..Read more

Dr Margaret Mutu on Paakiwaha
National Geographic recently admitted that over the many years of its existence it promoted racist and colonial views..Read more

Andrew Little on Paakiwaha
Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little has opened the door to a two-tier negotiating structure for Ngapuhi..Read more

Tech helping stem language loss
An international Maori businesswoman says technology solutions developed for problems in Aotearoa are proving to have international application..Read more

Soul searchers take liberties with moko
A Ngati Porou wahine wants to see a hui on the appropriation of moko and other Maori cultural signifiers by Pakeha..Read more

Room for more Maori on RNZ
The new chair of Radio New Zealand would like to see the state broadcaster working more closely with iwi radio and with Maori Television..Read more

Tina Ngata on Paakiwaha: Moko is a taonga
Tina Ngata says moko is a taonga. It is a birthright and we have a right to protect and a duty to tieki our taonga. We need to care for this taonga to hand on to our future generations..Read more

Takaparawhau/Bastion Point 40 years remembered
Ngati Whatua Orakei is inviting people to join them on Friday to mark 40th anniversary of the end of the occupation of Bastion Point..Read more

Cultural understanding lacking at Te Mata
Hastings mayor Sandra Hazlehurst says the Hastings District Council will undertake a cultural assessment so it can understand Ngati Kahungunu’s perspective on Te Mata Peak..Read more

Moorfield helped drive reo Maori revival
A student of the late John Moorfield says he made a huge contribution to the revitalisation of te reo Maori..Read more

Reo Maori educator Professor John Moorfield dies
One of the leading contributors to the teaching of te reo Maori has died..Read more

Hobson's majorities block Maori voice
Councils are going to have to find other ways to get Maori input into decision-making after plans to create Maori seats were voted down by referendum in four centres..Read more

Skills deficit identified from urban migration
A leading economist has identified a lack of skills training as a factor that made Maori urbanisation more difficult than it needed to be..Read more

Education summits tap into mood for change
The president of the Principals Federation says the current conversation on education is a great opportunity to make the system more responsive to the needs of Maori students..Read more

Officials thwart tikanga process
Tauranga Moana iwi are in Wellington to back up Ngati Whatua Orakei's challenge to the Hauraki settlement and protest the crown's overlapping claims policy..Read more

Supporters out for Halbert Northcote run
Labour’s Northcote by-election candidate Shanan Halbert says he’s up for the race after 500 people turned out for his campaign launch yesterday..Read more

Bold kaupapa for Wairoa Film Festival 2018
The annual Wairoa Film Festival is moving into its teenage years with a strong line up of films to show this Queen’s Birthday weekend..Read more

Second class treatment for WINZ clients
A woman at the frontline of social services says Work and Income has developed a toxic culture and needs a complete overhaul..Read more

Job promise wins trust for water bottler
Plans by a Chinese-owned bottling company to take more water from Otakiri Springs in the Bay of Plenty has split tangata whenua..Read more

Rangatahi to fore as archbishop installed
The struggling Maori Anglican boarding schools could have a new champion..Read more


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John Tamihere - Column
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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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