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Seismic ship nears Taranaki Bight
Environment group Greenpeace is calling on the Government to turn back an oil exploration ship which is two days away from the South Taranaki Bight..Read more

Maori caucus invites wero
Labour’s Maori caucus is set to be challenged today by some of the most high profile advocates of kaupapa Maori solutions..Read more

Destiny loses charity status
The Charities Registration Board has stripped two charities affiliated with Destiny Church of their tax-exempt status..Read more

PM applauds push for Maori seats
Division in the coalition over the growing number of councils opting for Maori wards..Read more

Police officers found not guilty
Relief for two police officers and red faces for their colleagues today as am Auckland High Court jury found Inspector Hurimoana Dennis and Sergeant Vaughan Perry not guilty of kidnapping..Read more

Whanau taonga to lay alongside Kingi tangi
There will be some gaps in the display cases at Auckland Museum this week as significant Te Arawa taonga are taken out for the tangi of Ngati Whakaue rangatira Hamilton Manaia Pihopa Kingi..Read more

Ngā whakataunga tiriti
Kei te werohia ngā rōia Māori kia whai whakaaro nui ki ngā Māori o ia rā, i a rātou e whiriwhiri ana i ngā whakataunga tiriti ā ngā iwi me te āpōpōtanga o aua whakataunga..Read more

Te Ao Maori mourn with Ngati Whakaue at the loss of their rangatira Pihopa Kingi
Te Arawa will gather at Te Papaiouru Marae in Ohinemutu this morning to pay respects to their rangatira Pihopa Kingi, who passed away on Tuesday aged 88..Read more

Maori make mark on climate talks
Climate Change Minister and Greens leader James Shaw says the Maori stand against deep sea oil and gas exploration and seabed mining added credibility to New Zealand's participation in this year's United Nations climate change conference in Germany..Read more

Lender looks to up Maori staff
Heartland Bank is looking to increase the number of its Maori staff..Read more

Mussel reefs cleaning up gulf
Instead of pulling mussels out of the Hauraki Gulf, an environment group is tippng them back in..Read more

Painter inspires Hall song
Paintings by the late Ralph Hotere have inspired the new single by Ria Hall released yesterday..Read more

Maori landowners get erosion help
The Ministry of Primary Industries will pay landowners in the Gisborne area $7.4 million to protect their land from erosion..Read more

Whakatipu rawa ki ngā rohe o tuawhenua
E ai ki te Minita Whakawhanake Rohe a Shane Jones, e rikarika ana ia ki te tae-a-tinana atu ki ngā rohe o tuawhenua ki te kōrero ki a rātou, me pēhea rā te whakatipu rawa ki runga i o rātou whenua..Read more

Whakaora i te taupori kūtai o te moana
Hei aha te tango kūtai i te moana o Hauraki, kei te whakahoki tētahi roopu taiao i te tini o ngā kūtai ki roto i te moana..Read more

Slow progress to drop smoking rates
A Maori tobacco control researcher says the latest smoking data shows a positive trend, but it's still too slow..Read more

New kaitiaki for iconic films
Iconic New Zealand films including Utu, Once Were Warriors and The Maori Merchant of Venice are to be placed in a charitable trust to ensure they remain accessible to audiences into the future..Read more

Wharf house creator Royal fellow
Artist Michael Parekowhai and Maori studies professor Margaret Mutu are among the 16 researchers and scholars in the latest crop of Fellows of Royal Society Te Aparangi..Read more

Little visit creates mandate expectations
Tuhoronuku chair Hone Sadler says the new Minister for treaty Negotiations should look at ways to strengthen his organisation’s mandate rather than relitigate it..Read more

Education innovation rewarded
University of Canterbury academic Sonja Macfarlane from Ngati Waewae and Ngai Tahu has won the 2017 Te Tohu Pae Tawhiti Award for her contributions to Maori education..Read more

He wānanga MWDI ko HineBoss
Me pehea te hāpai me te mairanga i ngā angitūtanga..Read more

Manawatu votes for Maori seats
Manawatu District is to get one or more Maori wards at the next local body elections..Read more

First beauty queen showed multi-faceted face of Maori
Moana Whaanga, the first Maori to be crowned Miss New Zealand has died aged 82 after a stroke..Read more

Tribal connections right for negotiating job
Rahui Papa’s failed run as a Maori Party candidate is considered no impediment to his acting as the negotiator for Waikato Tainui’s outstanding claims..Read more

Te Iwi Maori Katorika search for path ahead
Auckland Maori Catholic are meeting this weekend to look at ways to strengthen mana Maori within the church and plan for the future..Read more

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Genevieve Toop Greenpeace Agriculture Campaigner
Shortly after Fonterra released its highly criticised freshwater plan last week, Dairy NZ has followed suit and released their 'strategy' to clean up New Zealand's rivers.
Mana Party Leader Hone Harawira
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Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters
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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
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Jen Miller Forest and Bird
Forest and Bird is warning that today's decision to grant consent for an opencast coal mine on public land “ some of it on New Zealand's conservation estate “ could push great spotted kiwi and other endangered species such as South Island fernbird and the West Coast green gecko closer to extinction.
1 Kingi Biddle | Te matenga o Pihopa Kingi
He rangatira no roto mai o Ngati Whakaue, Te Arawa. Ko Kingi Biddle te iramutu o teenei Papa kei a ia nga mihi aroha mona
Keystone pipeline spills 5000 barrels of oil & company caught hiring mercenaries
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: 4 days ago the Keystone pipeline leaked 795 000 litres of oil causing a shut down and testing for groundwater contamination. Indigenous peoples, farmers and environmentalists all warned the Keystone Pipeline had the risk of leaks, the company downplayed any such concerns.
No justice in our league
JOHN TAMIHERE: West Auckland has been a nursery for rugby league and in fact has more rugby league clubs representing Glenora, Te Atatu, Waitemata, Blockhouse Bay, New Lynn, Bay Roskill and Pt Chevalier - than rugby.
A blow to democracy
JOHN TAMIHERE : Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters and the New Zealand public has every right to find out who used private information for political purposes and benefits
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