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Māori artists dominate Tui awards
Māori artists made strong showings in this year’s Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards presented last night at Auckland’s Spark Arena..Read more

Whakapapa and whare linked
Whānau Ora Minister Peeni Henare says the appointment of Nanaia Mahuta as Associate Housing Minister means Māori are no longer just commenting from the sidelines on their housing needs..Read more

Lake Wairarapa iwi votes for clean start
A majority of Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa Tamaki Nui a-Rua iwi members have voted in favour of a proposed $93 million settlement that gives them back the bed of Lake Wairarapa..Read more

Majority of Whakatōhea votes to support Trust and progress Treaty settlement negotiations
A total of 2,726 valid votes were cast on Question 1 with 56.27% (1,534 votes) opting to support the Trust and its work..Read more

All Whakatōhea hapū vote for a Waitangi Tribunal Inquiry
The voting results of the Whakatōhea Settelement Process were relased yesterday and it is clear that all Whakatōhea hapū have all voted in support of a Waitangi Tribunal process..Read more

Haumaha keen to resume work but probe continues
Deputy Police Commissioner Wally Haumaha has welcomed a report that his appointment process was properly carried out..Read more

WillieTe Aho the Technical advisor for Tūhoronuku is confident with Tūhono process
The technical advisor for mandated Ngapuhi negotiating body Tuhoronuku is confident the vote for the evolved mandate will get over the line..Read more

Whakatū whare a Fletchers ki Ihumātao
Hei tā te roopu e noho whakatāuteute ana ki runga i ngā whenua o Ihumātao, me kuhu mai te Kāwanatanga ki te aukati i te hiahia o Fletcher Residential ki te whakatū i te 480 whare ki Ihumātao..Read more

Ratana movement, a significant platform for whānau
Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu celebrates the centenary of the Ratana Movement as a significant platform for whānau..Read more

Māori likely to be caught up in criminalising smoking in cars
A Māori health advocate says there needs to be discussion with smokers about smoking in cars with children rather than just criminalising the activity..Read more

Cannabis factory out of cow paddock
Hikurangi Cannabis is expanding its operations to Gisborne as it draws in further share capital to realise its dream of creating a medical cannabis industry on the East Coast..Read more

Karanga hui a Ngāti Paoa mō tēnei Rāhoroi
Hei tā tētahi o ngā māngai mō Ngāti Paoa a Haydn Solomon, kaore e tika ana kia noho tonu mai te tangata i tohua e te Karauna hei kaitiaki i tā rātou tono raupatu, ki tōna tūranga..Read more

Matangurunguru a Davis ki tana hapū
E matangurunguru ana te māngai torangapū mō Te Taitokerau a Kelvin Davis, kaore tōna hapū i te tautoko i te rautaki hei whakatau i te tono raupatu nui a Ngāpuhi..Read more

Media Release: Accomplished trio to be inducted into Hall of Fame at Otara Sports Awards
Three accomplished New Zealand athletes will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the 2018 Otara Sports Awards on Saturday 1 December at Kia Aroha College..Read more

Pūtea ki ngā Wātene Māori
Hei tā te Minita i ngā take Tuao, a Peeni Henare, e tika ana kia nui ake te pūtea ki ngā Wātene Māori, engari, ko te raru kē, i roto i ngā tau nei, kua pau te nuinga o a rātou pūtea ki roto i ngā mahi whakahaere, kaua ki ngā Wātene tonu..Read more

Equity top of list for indigenous health hui
International visitors to next April’s International Union for Health Promotion Conference in Rotorua will get an indigenous perspective on the kaupapa..Read more

Rēhi he umanga o Haina i ngā whenua Māori o Kawerau
Kua whakaae te Tari Whakangao Tāwāhi kia rēhi te umanga o Haina, e kiia nei ko Guangxi Fenglin i ngā whenua Māori o roto o Kawerau ki te whakatū whare umanga ki reira, kotahi rau miriona taara te uara..Read more

George Nepata awarded ‘Jaguar Exceptional Performance Award’ at Invictus Games
Jaguar Land Rover has paid tribute to the 500 Servicemen and women who have captivated the world at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018.Read more

Te tono raupatu a Te Whakatōhea
E ohorere ana tētahi o ngā māngai o Te Whakatōhea, a Maui Hudson, kaore pea i te Roopu Whakamana i te Tiriti te pūtea ki te whakarongo wawe ki tā rātou tono raupatu..Read more

Kiingitanga treasures on view
The public will get its first chance this month to see treasures from the collection of the Maaori king..Read more

Amnesia as MWWL trounces critics
The president of the Māori Women’s Welfare League says a judicial review challenging a change to the league’s constitution was a waste of time and money, and the organisation is now ready to move on..Read more

Indigenous nurses take charge of health strategy
Nurses are being called on to play a greater role in reducing the incidence of non-communicable diseases like diabetes, obsesity and heart disease here and in the Pacific..Read more

Culture counts as Kaikohe tackles education gap
A Northland principal says getting things right with boys at the cusp of adolescence is critical to creating good men and future leaders..Read more

Ngāpuhi in Australia finding voice over claim
Ngāpuhi in Australia are finding their voices as the iwi reaches out to involve them in discussions over settling historic claims..Read more

Davidson call for WINZ debt amnesty
Greens co-leader Marama Davidson says too many people are going into debt because they can’t cover basic costs..Read more


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Blackface leads to shame face in Hawera
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: I looked at the photo, thought I must be seeing things, rubbed my eyes, looked again and just shook my head in disbelief. The photo of New Zealanders wearing blackface at the Hawera Community Parade outraged many righteously.
Westies shouldn't pay for their neonatal unit twice
John Tamihere: You will appreciate that as a community advocacy group, Whanau Waipareira has consistently stood up for a better range of services into the west Auckland district
Why I can't applaud Corrections reducing the prison population but support the passion of Kelvin Davis
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The Hui did a remarkable job over the weekend of highlighting the extraordinary drop in the prison muster by 1000 since Kelvin Davis became the Minister.





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