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Independence question for Ngāpuhi wānanga
Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little says a wānanga may be the way to sort out some of the most contentious elements of the Ngāpuhi settlements..Read more

PGF job numbers fuel for campaign tussle
Regional Economic Growth Minister Shane Jones is shrugging off attacks on his record for job creation through the Provincial Growth Fund..Read more

Equity standards to improve care from GPs
The new chair and deputy chair of Te Akoranga a Māui, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners’ Māori representative group, say tikanga needs to be valued, and incorporated into all general practices to ensure people can visit their doctor in a way that is culturally safe..Read more

Go Bus gone from iwi owners
Ngāi Tahu Holdings and Tainui Group Holdings have completed the sale of Go Bus to Melbourne-based industry operator Kinetic..Read more

Jones keen to tackle Ngāpuhi settlement
New Zealand First MP Shane Jones says if reelected he would be keen to help bring the Ngāpuhi historic claims settlement to a conclusion..Read more

Modern tip design critical to Dome consent
Auckland mayor Phil Goff says any new landfill in the Auckland region has to be built to the highest environmental standards..Read more

Catfish firing blanks in Rotorua test
Te Arawa Lakes Trust and Bay of Plenty Regional Council are looking at using a new biological control method to eradicate brown bullhead catfish in in Lakes Rotoiti and Rotorua..Read more

Little maps path for multiple Ngapuhi talks
Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little has met with several separate Ngapuhi clusters as he tries to navigate a path for what’s expected to be the biggest settlement yet..Read more

Anti-P crusade takes to the road
A group of "meth vigilantes" have taken their fight on the road..Read more

Infrastructure spend up helping Chathams' recovery
A $40 million spend up will improve infrastructure on the Chatham Islands, add to its attraction as a visitor destination, and create jobs..Read more

Rotorua projects steam ahead with PGF help
The Government has announced a $38 million loan to salvage a Rotorua Māori trust's ambition spa project..Read more

Māori trapped on wrong roll
Māori Party co-leader John Tamihere says the application of electoral law discriminates against Māori voters..Read more

Delaney Davidson to helm Troy Kingi folk disc
An award-winning musician Troy Kingi has picked South Island singer-songwriter Delaney Davidson to produce his next record..Read more

Labour counts on Māori support
Labour Party deputy leader Kelvin Davis says the party has shown is willing to invest in Māori..Read more

Far North heritage preserved through PGF grants
A site connected to a major battle in the Northern War will benefit from an $8.75 million investment in Far North projects..Read more

Greens co-leader weighs value of cabinet ties
Greens co-leader Marama Davidson is looking forward to a ministerial position if the party is returned to parliament..Read more

Record number of kaumātua get flu protection
Associate Health Minister Julie Anne Genter and Peeni Henare say more kaumātua have been vaccinated this year than ever before as the result of a push to get more Māori immunised against influenza..Read more

Maori values condition COVID response
Labour has launched its Māori election campaign with a call for it to be judged in its record..Read more

Oranga Tamariki looks to iwi for early intervention
The top Māori in Oranga Tamariki says resourcing iwi and Māori organisations is critical to the agency’s future..Read more

Maori businesses share in tourism recovery putea
Eighteen Māori businesses including Mitai Maori Village, Ngati Awa Tourism and Waewae Pounamu are among the 126 tourism businesses who will share in a $300 million investment to protect strategic businesses and drive domestic tourism..Read more

Media Release: Arena Williams and whanau formally welcomed onto Manurewa Marae
Media Release: A pōwhiri onto Manurewa Marae was held for Williams, her family, and Labour Party supporters. A crowd of almost 100 filled the Marae..Read more

Apanui challenges council on whare fee
Te Whānau a Apanui is challenging fees Ōpōtiki District Council is charging for low cost housing on Māori land..Read more

Work starts on Te Māhurehure papakainga
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has turned the sod for a papakainga housing development at Te Māhurehure Marae in her Mount Albert electorate..Read more

Cairns gets Te Papa promotion
Te Papa has appointed Puawai Cairns to lead the development and delivery of all the national museum’s audience-facing activities, including exhibitions, events and online outreach..Read more

Measles catch up programme launched
The Government is putting $40 million into a year-long measles catch up programme..Read more

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National MP Louise Upston right to blast Minister Sepuloni for welfare bigotry
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: National Party Welfare spokesperson Louise Upston attacked Welfare Minister Carmel Sepuloni on Newshub over the weekend for the two-tier welfare system Labour have adopted as a response to the pandemic.
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Why Shane Jones is NZ First's only chance to return to Parliament
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Many political writers and commentators have destroyed their careers on the rocks of writing NZ First off.





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