Radio Waatea Aucklands urban Maori radio and news station Thames' past and future in sculpture A sculpture representing the past, present and future of Thames has gone up at the southern entrance to the town by the Kauaeranga River Bridge. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:30 Waikeria build poor use of putea Justice reform group Just Speak says going ahead with the Waikaria mega-prison means investing another billion dollars in a failed rehabilitation model. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:27 Willing hands for Orongomai makeover More than 90 whanau from Upper Hutt's Orongomai Marae were welcomed on site this morning ready for three days of mahi for a Marae DIY overhaul. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 16:09 King tides highlight Arawa climate moves Te Arawa is looking at ways to support coastal whanau who may be impacted by climate change. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:33 Transition plan essential as world heats up Climate Change Minster James Shaw says the transition from fossil fuels will take decades, but it is essential to have a plan if we are to get there. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:30 Parihaka Reconciliation Bill has first reading A large ope from Parihaka was at parliament today for the first reading of the Parihaka Reconciliation Bill. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:30 Taranaki mana whenua share oil field tales Tangata whenua, environmentalists and other activists are heading for Wellington to voice their opposition to next week's Petroleum Conference. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:30 Fraser gets second chance at Walters Prize Ngai Tahu artist Jacqueline Fraser has made the shortlist for the Walters Prize for the second time. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:54 Kiriona pick for Maori Television Board Maori language consultant and broadcaster Kingi Kiriona from Ngati Ruanui, Ngati Kahungunu, and Ngati Apa has been appointed to the board of Maori Television. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:54 Psychological stress in overcrowded ECE The New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists is warning there could be long term consequences from over-crowding in early childhood centres. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:00 Defence Force boost dental health A Defence Force team has given a boost to dental health in Taneatua. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:00 Raukawa campus for Tamaki Makaurau Otaki-based Te Wananga o Raukawa is preparing to open a campus in south Auckland. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:00 Parties on same page over oil free future New Zealand First leader and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters is warning against reading too much into the Prime Minister's surprise decision to receive a petition calling for an end to oil and gas exploration. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:45 Raukura Waikato money manager pleads to fraud A fraud spree which brought down a popular Waikato iwi social services agency had its conclusion in Hamilton District Court today. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:00 Hato Paora tour reconnects to whanau Rugby, history, kapa haka, whanaungatanga and rugby are on the agenda for a tour of Te Taitokerau by 56 senior students from the largest Maori boys boarding school, Hato Paora in Feilding. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:57 Where do our rates go? With the council, you never know John Tamihere: Everywhere you look in this country you are slapped by taxes. Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:00 MPs challenged on Maori radio silence National’s Maori development spokesperson says the failure to include Maori representation on the new public media advisory group is a clear breach of the treaty of Waitangi. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:27 Job aspirations key for tangata haua Employment Minister Willie Jackson and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni have welcomed today's release at parliament of guidelines for supporting disabled people into work. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 17:24 Failed business model holding back Maori broadcasting A leading Maori producer says the business model for funding Maori broadcasting has failed and needs to be overhauled. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:48 Pressure goes on after dolphin deaths The Government is speeding up work aimed at protecting Hector's dolphins after five were killed in commercial set net north of Banks Peninsula. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:21 Maunga authority to cull diseased elms from Ohinerau It's action stations on Ohinerau / Mt Hobson next week when Auckland Council arborists under the direction of the Tupuna Maunga Authority will remove around 18 trees infected with Dutch Elm Disease. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:51 Whatua has place in America's Cup plan Auckland mayor Phil Goff says mana whenua will be brought in for more consultation on the proposed America's Cup bases once the picture becomes clearer. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:51 Iwi aligns efforts with TSB Te Atiawa is to sign a memorandum of understanding with the TSB Community Trust committing the two organisations to work together. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:48 Long term view taken of oil petition Regional Development Minister Shane Jones says the Labour-New Zealand First Government is taking a long term view on future of New Zealand's oil and gas sector. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:48 Parihaka Bill about doing the right thing says Minister Crown Maori Relations Minister Kelvin Davis has picked up responsibility for the legislation enacting the settlement agreed to by the previous Government with the people of Parihaka. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:36 Maori artists to fore in Te Papa revamp Te Papa has chosen to use the opening of its new Toi Art gallery to highlight its collections of Maori and Pacific artworks. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:36 Round five of spectrum generation battle Round five of spectrum generation battle Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:39 Major gallery show for clay artist Wi Taepa Senior Maori clay artist Wi Taepa is to get a major retrospective at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:36 NZ to show off kaitiakitanga at Dubai Expo 2020 Kaitiakitanga: guardians for people and a place to be is the theme for New Zealand's pavillion at Expo 2020 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:30 Free Green questions not for cheap political shots Greens leader James Shaw hopes National won't take cheap shots with the questions he has given it. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:24 Prophetic showcase for Alien Weaponry Thrash metal trio Alien Weaponry will play its last New Zealand performance before their European tour tomorrow at Auckland's Spark Arena, supporting Prophets of Rage. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:24 Sanctuary plan for Whanganui headwaters A Ruapehu tribal collective wants the crown to spend some it its conservation budget building an ecological island in the headwaters of a tributary of the Whanganui River. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:21 New Government gets Ihumatao challenge A group protesting Fletchers Residential’s planned 480 home development at Ihumatao hopes its third appearance before a United Nations committee will get some action. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:54 Plain packaging just one step on smokefree road A Maori tobacco control advocate says the plain packaging of tobacco should be seen as a chance to get the smokefree Aotearoa 2025 target back on track. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:51 Polyfest shows off best of culture Polyfest 2018 has ended for another year with 10,000 Auckland secondary school students performing their hearts out and upwards of 100,000 people turning out the the Manukau Sports Bowl over the four days to watch them. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:48 Review planned of tobacco policy effectiveness The Ministry of Health intends to look at whether tax-driven price rises on tobacco correlates with crime. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:24 Island hapu appealing reef wreck decision The spokesperson for a Tauranga Moana iwi fighting to get the remains of the Rena removed from Otauiti-Astrolabe Reef says it's important for future marine disasters that the powers of the Environment Court are clarified. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:21 Kaupapa for crown-Maori relations role to be set at hui The Minister for Crown Maori Relations, Kelvin Davis, is going out to the motu to ask what his job should be. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:21 MANAKO | Willie Te Aho Ki ngā take nui o te wā. Anei a Willie Te Aho me te roanga atu o ngā kōrero Mon, 19 Mar 2018 15:03 MANAKO | Kelvin Davis Ngā take torangapū me te Minita Take Karauna Māori, Minita Whare Herehere me te Mema Māori o Te Tai Tokerau. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:51 Whānau Ora Symposium 2018 brings the Waka together in Marlborough The annual Whānau Ora Symposium, hosted by Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu is being held for the first time in Te Tau Ihu. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:39 MANAKO | Wairangi Koopu I te wikitōria o te kapa Tama Toa, ka nui noa atu te whakapono. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:09 Kmart ki te Whare Toatini a Ngāti Whakaue Kua whakapuarehia e Ngāti Whakaue te wāhanga tuatoru o tana Whare Toatini, ā, ko tētahi o ngā toa tuatahi i roto i taua wāhanga ko Kmart. Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:51 War and peace for Taranaki remembrance Nga iwi o Taranaki are this weekend marking the anniversary of the first shots fired in the Taranaki Wars Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:15 Tree plan revitalises Minginui community The chair of Ngati Whare Holdings says a Provincial Growth Fund grant to Minginui Nurseries will be a major shot in the arm for the community. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:15 Prison boosts programmes for wahine Auckland Region Women's Corrections Facility at Wiri is trying a new approach for managing female inmates. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:12 Rotorua iwi expands city footprint Ngati Whakaue tribal trust Pukeroa-Oruawhata today opened the third stage of its Trade Central development in the heart of Rotorua, with Kmart as its anchor tenant. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:12 Māori team up with Crown to breed unique berries for global markets A joint venture company has been created to breed and develop new unique berry varieties to be marketed exclusively by Māori-owned firm Miro Limited Partnership (Miro). Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:33 MANAKO | Irena Smith Ko Lance O'Sullivan te tangata hautū o te wā, ko ia hoki te raia o te motu e tino manakotia ana e ngā roopu torangapū o te motu, paati Māori mai, roopu Tops mai. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:54 MANAKO | Shane Jones Kua whakarewaina te Minita Whakawhanake Ohanga a Rohe me te Minita Ngahere a Shane Jones he kaupapa whakatō rākau, tipu rākau Māori ki te rohe o Ngāti Whare ki te takiwā o Minginui i te rohe o Te Waiariki. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:27 Iwi push helps climate action Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed a move by iwi leaders to highlight the challenge of climate change. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:00 Ministry backs Miro The Ministry of Social Development is backing a bid by a Maori-owned berry fruit company to build a Zespri-style global export berry fruit business. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:00 Whānau Ora Symposium 2018 brings the Waka together in Marlborough The annual Whānau Ora Symposium, hosted by Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu is being held for the first time in Te Tau Ihu. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:39 Boost for Bay of Islands infrastructure The airport and wharves servicing the Bay of Islands are to be upgraded with almost $7 million from the New Zealand First-Labour coalition’s Provincial Growth Fund. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:00 Bishop celebrates Maori church The new Bishop of Aotearoa says religion is an intrinsic part of Maori society. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:00 Whanau a Apanui seeks own legal path Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi Te Whanau a Apanui have told Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little they want to be able to make the own laws. Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:00 Minginui native nursery win for community and climate More than 80 jobs will be created in the small Bay of Plenty town of Minginui as the result of a Provincial Growth Fund injection into an iwi-owned native plant nursery. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:48 Orakei takes lead in cup consultation Ngati Whatua Orakei has asked other Auckland iwi to let it take the lead in consultation over the siting of bases for the America's Cup. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:36 No purge after party goes awry Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern doesn't believe anyone should lose their job over the way allegations of sexual assault at a Young Labour summer camp were handled. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:36 Hauraki ahi kaa claim long dead Ngai Te Rangi chair Charlie Tawhiao says there must be better ways to settle Hauraki treaty grievances without giving the confederation land in his tribe's rohe. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:36 Ngati Rangi backs DOC's mahi The chief negotiator for Ruapehu iwi Ngati Rangi wants to see changes to the way the Department of Conservation is funded. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:36 Ministry and Ngai Tahu partner to grow future leaders The Ministry of Youth Development and Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu have extended their successful partnership for a further 18 months. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:24 Maori Television rushing to digital future Maori Television head Keith Ikin says the future is digital. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:21 Long wait for woolly win Two former Dannevirke shearers booked up their first open class wins on the weekend after more than a decade of competition. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:21 2 Ko tenei mea te whai waahi me te Minita i nga take tiriti hou a Andrew Little, ko te waahi kia Tauranga Moana. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:57 Whakatipu rākau hou ki Minginui Kei te whakapuaki kōrero te Minita Whakawhanake Rohe a Shane Jones mo te hāpori nohinohi o Minginui i te rā nei. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:57 petition organiser Renae Maihi on Paakiwaha Over 60,000 people have signed a petition calling for the Prime Minister to strip Sir Bob Jones of his knighthood. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:45 CEO Maori Television Keith Ikin Māori Television invites nominations for the third annual Matariki Awards to be held at the Auckland Museum on Saturday 14 July 2018. Thu, 15 Mar 2018 11:18 Help needed for camp groper A Maori sexual harm specialist says the 20-year-old man who allegedly groped teenagers at a Labour Youth summer camp needs help. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 16:18 MANAKO | Potaka Maipi Kei te takatū ngā kapa ō Waikato Tainui ki te whakaeke i te papa whakatūwaewae hei tēnei wiki mutunga. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:21 MANAKO | Rereata Makiha Kua whakarewaina he taupānga matihiko hou arā e kiia ana ko Reobot. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:03 Mana Wahine Claim takes attack on whakapapa Twenty five years after the claim was first lodged, the Waitangi Tribunal has held a judicial conference whether Maori women have been marginalised by crown policies and actions. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:00 Donna Awatere Huata, Mana Wahine Claims The Mana Wahine Claim was originally lodged by the late Dame Mira Szaszy, along with another former Maori Women's Welfare League President, Dame Whina Cooper, Lady Rose Henare, Dr Irihapeti Ramsden, and representing the younger generation, Donna Awatere, Ripeka Evans and Paparangi Reid. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:00 Huggies moves on bad baby name site Multinational baby diaper maker Huggies has pulled an online list of Maori baby names after a complaint by a Maori digital activist. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:57 America's Cup harbour grab irks iwi Ngati Whatua Orakei is opposing Auckland Council property arm Panuku's plans to extend existing wharfs to house America's Cup bases. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:54 School survey reveals culture gap Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft says many teachers fail to appreciate the connection between culture and educational progress. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:51 MANAKO | Rangi McLean Hei tēnei rā tīmata ai te huihuinga taiohi nui rawa atu o te ao arā e kiia ana ko Polyfest ki roto i te Mānukanuka o Hoturoa. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:45 Taniwha drawn from lair for Northern War recap Northland-based New Zealand First MP Shane Jones says the weekend’s national commemoration of the New Zealand Wars was a history lesson that will stand repeating. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:36 Olive drab dress for cancer sticks It’s the end of tobacco branding in Aotearoa. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:48 Polyfest opens in cultural blend Thousands of tauira will be hoping months of preparation and long hours of rehearsal will pay off over the next few days on the six stages of the Manukau Sports Bowl. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:30 Korako moves up in Bridges' National bench National's Maori development spokesperson sees more room for Maori in the party as a result of new leader Simon Bridges reshuffle. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:03 What’s gone wrong in the West? John Tamihere: On one hand, Westies have to be happy with the investment that has gone into New Lynn and Westgate. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00 Journey of discovery shapes sculpture contest Twenty artists have taken up chisels and chainsaws for this year’s Whangarei Sculpture Symposium with the aim of creating a work that will become part of next year's commemoration of Captain James Cook reaching New Zealand on his ship The Endeavour 250 years ago. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:12 Putea boosts prospects for rugby ferns Manurewa MP and former Black Fern Louisa Wall says paying New Zealand's top women rugby players is a great first step. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:09 Bot puts reo in everyday conversation The designer of a te reo Maori chat bot hopes it will encourage people to use the language in everyday settings. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:09 Tribes preparing for climate emergencies A Maori environmentalist says everyone has a part to play in addressing climate change. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:06 Ruler laid across Tomorrow's Schools Education Minister Chris Hipkins says making the schooling system more responsive to the needs of Maori and Pasifika children is a key priority for his review of Tomorrow’s Schools. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:06 Talking and talking best cure for Tuhoronuku stand-off Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Minister Andrew Little is confident stalled negotiations with Ngapuhi can be put back on track. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:03 MANAKO | Taiarahia Black Kua kore a Te Uru Taumatua e tuku pūtea ana ki te āwhina te whakatū i Te Hui Ahurei o Tūhoe a te wā o te āranga. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 13:09 Minister of Justice, for Courts, and Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Andrew Little The Minister says he was impressed with Ngati Rangi and in particular lead negotiator Che Wilson, Ngāti Rangi Trust chair Shar Amner and others. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:09 MANAKO | Hemi Dale E ai ki ngā kōrero, neke atu i te 600 ngā tūranga mahi e tonoa ana ki roto i te mōheni Education Gazette puta noa i te motu o Aotearoa. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:03 Principal adviser, NZ Drug Foundation Gilbert Taurua Making a submission on proposed changes to laws governing access to medicinal cannabis will help MPs come up with a better law. It will make a big difference when patients, carers, whanau, health professionals and advocates have a say. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:51 Taiao protector Mike Smith climate change summit Smith says the summit will consider the role of Maori and marae as first responders to climate related civil emergencies, and will share information and skills about community resilience and adaptation. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:48 Jason Lovell co creator ReoBot Maori language chat A new Māori start-up aims to harness artificial intelligence to get more people conversing in te reo Māori everyday. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:45 MANAKO | Haami Piripi He ika āwhiro, he ika huirua o Te Rarawa kaiwhare i whakatakotoria i tanumia ki te rua kōiwi o ōna mātua tīpuna i ngā rā tata ake nei. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:00 Bishop Don Tamihere Te Pihopa o Aotearoa Bishop Don, who is 45, and who has Ngati Porou ties, now succeeds the late Archbishop Brown Turei not only as Anglican Bishop of Te Tairawhiti, the tribal district which covers the eastern seaboard of the North Island, but also as Pihopa Mataamua, leader of Te Pihopatanga and co-leader of the three tikanga church. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:16 Whai hua ngā hapū o Te Tai Tokerau ki a Northport E kī taurangi ana te kaiārahi i a Aotearoa Tuatahi a Winston Peters ki ngā hapū o Te Tai Tokerau, ko rātou ka whai hua i te whakahoutanga, whakawhānuitanga hoki o te wahapū ki Whangārei. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:33 Welfare plans fall short of fix Auckland Action Against Policy says proposed changes to social welfare won’t fix the toxic culture within Work and Income. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:27 Programmes bring arts to communities, prisons Arts Access Aotearoa is looking for nominations for its annual awards. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:24 Dredging plan best option - Peters New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is assuring a Northland hapu it stands to benefit from development of Northport. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:24