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Hapū chafes at negotiation format
A Bay of Islands hapū says it is looking for an honourable process to resolve its historic treaty claims..Read more

Kawakawa drink a click away on new China portal
Eleven Māori exporters have teamed up to take high-quality food and beverage products direct to Chinese consumers through the ecommerce giant Alibaba..Read more

Bridge too far for Jami Lee Ross
Botany MP Jami Lee Ross is set to quit National and force a by-election, but not before he files a complaint with police against what he describes as corrupt practices by leader Simon Bridges..Read more

Fletcher Living to build for Ngāti Whātūa o Kaipara
Ngāti Whātūa o Kaipara and Fletcher Building's Living development have teamed up to build 240 homes on former crown land at Hobsonville Point..Read more

Ngāpuhi tackles troubled taitama
Te Runanga-a-Iwi O Ngapuhi has teamed up with philanthropic funder JR McKenzie Trust and Kaikohe Intermediate to change the narrative about Maori boys..Read more

Report points finger at Jami Lee Ross
Botany MP Jami Lee Ross faces suspension from the National Party caucus tomorrow after an independent investigation fingered him for leaking Simon Bridges' travel expenses..Read more

Community boards reduce crime
Auckland’s four Te Pae Ōranga say they are making an impact on reducing crime and they need their funding secured..Read more

Orange Sky brings showers to Auckland homeless
An Australian charity that provides services for the homeless has come to Aotearoa..Read more

Influenza epidemic reshaped Maori society
It’s 100 years today since the Royal mail ship Niagara arrived in Aotearoa bringing a strain of influenza..Read more

Challenge to make Maori health a priority
Maori leaders want the Government to make improving Maori health a permanent priority for the health system..Read more

Merata Mita to draw in Rotorua film fest
Rotorua is to get its own indigenous film festival..Read more

Forest industry fighting back as jobs exported
First Union says it’s time to stop exporting jobs and start getting real value out of New Zealand’s forests. The union hosted a symposium this week to discuss the future of work in forestry and wood processing..Read more

Hato Petera protesters meet eviction deadline
The flags and placard remain but protesters occupying the former Hato Petera College have gone..Read more

Maori for Hundertwasser museum shows people power
Mana whenua in Whangarei were up before dawn to lay a mauri stone under the new Hundertwasser Centre being built up on the town’s waterfront..Read more

Education stereotypes holding back Maori
A Maori educator is challenging teachers to see beyond colonial stereotypes that hold Maori back..Read more

New Zealand set to compete in STIHL TIMBERSPORTS World Championships
New Zealand’s national STIHL TIMBERSPORTS team is headed to Liverpool, England, set to compete in the 2018 World Championship competition..Read more

Taupokihia te pūtea mako taurewa
Kaore e kore ka harikoa ngā whānau kei raro i ngā peehitanga o te hunga e kiia ana he mako taurewa, ki te whakatau a te Kāwanatanga kia taupokihia te nui o te pūtea e taea ai te tono i taua momo hunga..Read more

Health leaders diagnose crown faults
Māori health leaders intend to hold the Crown to account during the Waitangi Tribunal's inquiry into health services and outcomes..Read more

Captaincy in the blood for Wātene-Zelezniak
Penrith fullback Dallin Wātene-Zelezniak has named to lead the Kiwis in their test against Australia at Mount Smart Stadium on Saturday, making him one of the youngest captains in New Zealand rugby league history..Read more

TMP kia whakatū ratonga karere kotahi
Hei tā te Minita Whakawhanake Māori a Nanaia Mahuta, me whai whakaaro te ao pāpāho Māori ki ngā tūāpapa matihiko hei anamata mō rātou..Read more

Marlon Williams Tohu Silver Scroll
Kua whakawhiwhia te uri o Ngāi Tahu a Marlon Williams ki te tohu Silver Scroll mo tana waiata Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore..Read more

Wahine Maori urged to screen breasts
Broadcaster Stacey Morrison is urging Māori women to sign up for breast screening..Read more

Black Ferns motivate wāhine in prison
Members of the Black Ferns women’s rugby team visited the Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility yesterday to encourage them to seek another path in life..Read more

Miro helps develop Ngāti Hauā
A plan to create a Māori berry export juggernaut is starting to bear fruit..Read more

Student docs expose structure of injustice
A fresh look at the criminal justice system by medical students from the University of Otago in Wellington has concluded many of the answers lie outside the prison..Read more

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The Politics of Kindness
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: There's been a bit of debate online right now about what it means to have 'New Zealand values'. NZ First have brought the issue up by wanting a 'Values Test' for migrants and John Tamihere has written some thoughts in his latest NZ Herald column
Where's the business backbone?
John Tamihere: It beggars belief that business confidence is down, and to me this reflects major problems based on capacity and capability of our business leaders.
We are not mates with Australia
John Tamihere: Let's get the conclusion of this opinion piece out of the way, up front, and quickly. It's a myth that we are mates.





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