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Wall proud of tough stands
Labour MP Louisa Wall says her fights are the party’s fights, even if some of her colleagues resent her for them..Read more

Winitana means no win on Ihumaatao
Tāmaki Makaurau MP Peeni Henare is blaming New Zealand First leader Winston Peters for the failure to resolve the stand-off at Ihumaatao..Read more

Iwi join Hutt council to tackle housing need
A new Council, Māori NGO and Iwi-led housing partnership was launched today to coincide with the Government’s announcement of Te Maihi o te Whare Māori - a national Māori and Iwi Housing Innovation Framework for Action (MAIHI)..Read more

Northland farmers bit hand that waters
Northland candidate Shane Jones says claims New Zealand First is trying to buy votes in the electorate are bizarre and pathetic..Read more

Tāmaki Makaurau candidates seek common ground
Tāmaki Makaurau candidates have gone to university to encourage young voters to the polls..Read more

History the judge as Hingston mourned
Former Māori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell is crediting the late Judge Heta Hingston for his political career..Read more

Lockdown relief from gambling problems
The COVID-19 lockdown has exposed how much pokies are taking from communities and retailers..Read more

Mellow candidate for Auckland Central
National last night picked Emma Mellow, a communications manager at ANZ, as its Auckland Central candidate..Read more

Dearlove standing to unite Ngapuhi
Clinton Dearlove may be hoping for third time lucky as he again puts his name forward to stand in Te Taitokerau in the September 19 general election..Read more

Fierce independence Hingston style
The late Judge Heta Ken Hingston is being remembered as a fiercely independent thinker who left a legacy for all Maori..Read more

Women in COVID crunch as food banks ramp up
The Auckland City Missioner says women are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 job losses..Read more

Greens keen to boost community housing sector
The Greens have a lifted a plank from the Bill English playbook for its plan to clear the state house waiting lists..Read more

Judge Heta Hingston dies aged 82
The Māori Party is paying tribute to the life of former Māori Land Court Judge Heta Ken Hingston, who died at his home in Rotorua yesterday, the day after his 82nd birthday..Read more

Indigenous Day highlights Māori resilience
Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon says there is much to celebrate in the contributions of New Zealand’s indigenous people to the nation..Read more

Treaty settlements topped up
An adjustment payment has been made to Waikato-Tainui and Ngāi Tahu under the relativity mechanisms in their 1995 and 1997 Treaty of Waitangi settlements..Read more

Davis sees Prime chance in Northland
Shane Jones has set the campaign for Northland alight - but not in favour of New Zealand First..Read more

Māori housing gets time in sun
The Government is creating a $28 million fund to trial renewable energy technology for public and Māori housing..Read more

Poll shows electorate seats critical for National MPs
National could end up with just three or four MPs of Maori descent based on the latest polls and a revision of its party list..Read more

Te Whanau a Apanui mussels up
Te Whanau-a-Apanui is joining forces with Aotearoa Mussel Limited to build a land-based mussel spat hatchery in the Eastern Bay of Plenty..Read more

Gold permit bad look for Greens
A former Green MP is calling out the party’s parliamentary caucus for failing to stop the Ministry for Business granting Oceania Gold a 40 year permit to mine on conservation land near Whangamata..Read more

COVID-19 surveillance testing in Manurewa - Saturday 8 August
South Auckland residents are encouraged to get out and get tested for COVID-19..Read more

PGF productivity boost for Hawkes Bay Maori farms
A little can go a long way with a $1.6 million investment from the Provincial Growth Fund for a wide range of community and environmental projects in Hawke’s Bay..Read more

Maori partnerships key to Oranga Tamariki future
The president of the Maori Women’s Welfare League says it’s the policies and practices of Oranga Tamariki that need to change rather than swapping out the people..Read more

Civil Defence opens emergency doors to Maori
The Minister of Civil Defence says he’s on track to make the service more responsive to Māori..Read more

Oranga Tamariki runs out of time for good care
The Chief Ombudsman says Oranga Tamariki and its predecessor had failed to deliver on the promised of world-leading legislation..Read more

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Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: His comments on The Hui over the weekend come on the heels of yet another damning report into Oranga Tamariki's uplifts.
Dr Rawiri Taonui Covid Maori | The Risk of a Second Wave
Dr Rawiri Taonui: The New Zealand campaign against the first wave of Covid-19 eliminated the virus in 100 days. The first case was notified on 28 February, we closed our borders on 18 March, imposed a comprehensive Level 4 lockdown on 26 March, the last new case was notified on 22 May and the last active case recovered on 7 June.
TVNZ decision against Maori Party detrimental to politics
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: TVNZ have made the decision to exclude the Māori Party from their election debates.





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