Radio Waatea Aucklands urban Maori radio and news station As we celebrate a magnificent political win let's remember those who could not survive National MARTYN BOMBER BRADBURY: As we celebrate a magnificent political win - let&#39;s remember those who could not survive National&#39;s 9 years in office We should be ecstatic. Big money, big corporate farming and big business interest... Sat, 21 Oct 2017 22:18 Norman calls for oil block offer delay Greenpeace New Zealand is calling on the new Labour-New Zealand First-Greens Government to put off this year&rsquo;s oil explorations block offer so decisions can be made. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:00 Peters' reveal shows theatrical mastery A superb piece of theatre. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:00 Davis keen to pull government levers The new government won&rsquo;t be sworn in until next week but Labour deputy-leader Kelvin Davis says the Jacinda Ardern-led coalition is already hard at work preparing for the change New Zealanders expect. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:00 MPs keen to keep faith with Maori Labour deputy leader Kelvin Davis says retention of the Maori seats was a bottom line for Labour in coalition talks. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:21 Ruha contribution to te reo recognised Musician Rob Ruha&rsquo;s efforts to promote te reo Maori through music will be helped by a $50,000 Laureate Award from the Arts Foundation. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:21 Legacy driving Peters' choice Former Alliance deputy leader Sandra Lee says Winston Peters wants to leave a legacy - to end New Zealand&rsquo;s adherence to the neo-liberal economics of the past 30 years. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:21 MANAKO | Charlie Tawhiao He whakakitenga motuhake e haanga ana ki ngaa pakanga a Ngai Te Rangi Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:54 MANAKO | Tawhiri Williams Ngaa kaupapa nui i te ao mataauranga Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:51 MANAKO | Roihana Nuri Te kawanatanga hou o Aotearoa 2017 Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:51 Taranaki Tu Mai celebrates past, present and future More than 2000 people with Taranaki whakapapa will be heading to Manaia this weekend for the biennial Taranaki Tu Mai festival. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:21 Peters gives Ardern mandate for change New Zealand First has opted for change rather than a modified status quo. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:21 Reipa te K&#257;wanatanga hou Kua kopoua e Winston Peters te K&#257;wanatanga, ko Reipa taua K&#257;wanatanga. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:18 Gang whanau seeking better future Green MP Marama Davidson has praised women associated with one of the country&rsquo;s largest gangs who are trying to improve the lives of their whanau. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:18 Sports hub promoters challenged on Maori outreach Mana leader Hone Harawira has expressed sympathy to the aims of a protest that stopped work on Kaitaia&#39;s Te Hiku sports hub yesterday. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:42 Resilience a lesson from NZ Wars The organiser of a symposium on Maori and conflict says one of the lessons of the New Zealand Wars of the 1800s was how resilient the Maori people proved to be. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:42 Lyndon offers voters tangata whenua option Proud tangata whenua of Aotearoa. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:42 He K&#257;wanatanga hou E ai ki te kai&#257;rahi i te roopu Aotearoa Tuatahi a Winston Peters, hei te ahiahi nei ia ka tohu i t&#333; t&#257;tou K&#257;wanatanga hou. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:30 MANAKO | Boyd Broughton Kia auahi kore te taone nui o Tamaki Makaurau Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:03 MANAKO | Ash Puriri He tohu tapoi kua whakawhiwhia ki a Ash Puriri Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:03 MANAKO | Wiremu Huta Martin Te ra whakamaumahara i te pakanga nui o Te Kupenga o Taramainuku Paa Thu, 19 Oct 2017 11:03 Peters promises government pick today The wait will soon be over, with New Zealand First leader Winston Peters promising to announce the result of its post-election negotiations this afternoon. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:51 Ardern confident policies in line Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says talks with New Zealand First about who should form the next government have primarily been about policy. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:48 Ngai Tahu farewells consensus leader Ngai Tahu is farewelling its Otakou upoko Kuao Langsbury, one of the tribe&#39;s A team in settlement negotiations. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:39 Maori landowner looks to boost ginseng harvest The efforts of a south Waikato Maori land trust to pioneer New Zealand ginseng production has been boosted with a $40,000 grant from the Ministry for Primary industries&#39; Maori agribusiness fund. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:36 Peters snaps back at ungracious Dunne New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says Peter Dunne has no cause to be embittered about his political career. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:06 Constitution could boost treaty enforcement A leading Maori constitutional scholar will look at whether a written constitution would offer Maori more protection than current arrangements. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:06 Travel study will help tackle bias A public health researcher says it&rsquo;s time to change the script on Maori under-achievement. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:03 Peters' team weighs the options New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says the decision on who should form the next Government isn&#39;t up to just one man. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:03 Eviction looms for Glen Innes kuia Supporters of Glen Innes woman Niki Rauti are gathering at her Taniwha St home to block the latest attempt by Tamaki Regeneration to evict her. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:15 Te Puea refines homeless project Mangere&rsquo;s Te Puea Marae has signed agreements with other social agencies as it attempts to develop new ways to tackle the needs of homeless Maori and Pasifika whanau. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:12 Marae step up for Waikato clean-up The Waikato River Authority has boosted the amount it will spend this year from $6 million to $7.3 million because of the quality of projects that are coming in from the community. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:12 MANAKO | Tuihana Pook He haerenga motuhake a Te Kura Mana Maaori o Whangaparaoa Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:33 MANAKO | Pem Bird He hui whakakore i te taimiri P Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:33 MANAKO | Te Kani Kingi He hui nui e titiro ana ki ngaa take e peehi nei i a taatou te Maaori Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:33 Don't put the blame solely on Winston ! JOHN TAMIHERE: I can recall carrying a cardboard cutout picture of Winston Peters around the Otara Flea Market in 1999 pretending to debate him. Why? Because he wouldn&rsquo;t enter into a debate with me. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:42 Indigenous tobacco control award for Hone Harawira Hone Harawira and his former Maori Party leader Dame Tariana Turia disagreed on some things politically, but they agreed on the need to tackle the high rates of smoking among Maori. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:42 Taitokerau Forests' final profit whets appetites for repeat Northland Maori landowners want another round of forests, but they don&#39;t want to repeat the mistakes of the past. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:39 Stonefields development sign off challenged The group Save Our Unique Landscape is off to the the Environment Court to appeal a decision clearing the way for a housing development at Ihumatao. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:33 War songs carry Maori memory World War 1 was 100 years ago, but some of the songs that spurred New Zealand soldiers in the trenches or comforted their loved ones on the home front are still sung today. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:09 Rongoa way to heal communities It&#39;s Conservation Week and that has many Maori looking at the ngahere and wanting to understand its secrets. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:06 Lake owners surf tourism wave Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board is ramping up its investment in tourism. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:06 Merger beefs up farm training in south Agriculture training body Taratahi says the transfer of the Telford polytechnic near Balclutha creates the opportunity for it to become a national provider of quality primary sector education at the sub-degree level. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:21 Wananga looks at NZ Wars legacy Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi and Te Runanga o Ngati Awa have teamed up to present a symposium on the wars between Maori and colonial troops, and how they affect lives today. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:18 Young activists seek climate change voice A group of young Maori and Pasifika climate change activists is raising funds to get the first indigenous youth delegation from Aotearoa to a major United Nations conference in Germany next month. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:12 Henare shows wool handling class The spring shearing season has started, and that gives Maori in the industry a chance to shine in competitions. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:00 Election choice still a toss up Labour Party deputy leader Kelvin Davis believes the shape of the next Government could emerge in the next 48 hours ... but he still doesn&#39;t know which way New Zealand First leader Winston Peters will jump. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:00 Tuhoe raid stigma remains 10 years on It&#39;s 10 years on Sunday since the Tuhoe raids, and Tame Iti still has unfinished business. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:00 Labour considers lessons of Tuhoe raids Labour&#39;s deputy leader Kelvin Davis says the police should be more ready to consult iwi liaison officers when dealing with Maori issues. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:48 Confidence blooms for kapa haka inside Kapa haka is providing a lifeline for wahine in Christchurch Women&rsquo;s Prison. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:27 Travel fellowship for Blank bias research Writer and child advocate Anton Blank has won a Winston Churchill Fellowship to further his research into unconscious bias. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:12 Whakaue feels loss of hospital advocates Ngati Whakaue says the quality of care for Maori in Rotorua Hospital has got worse since the Lakeland District Heath board axed its Hunga Manaaki service. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:06 Maori caucus opts for co-leaders Labour&#39;s 13-member Maori caucus has chosen Ikaroa Rawhiti Meka Whaitiri and newly-elected list MP Willie Jackson as its co-chairs. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:03 Wahine Maori strengthen Dowse collection Lower Hutt&rsquo;s Dowse Art Museum has decided it needs to strengthen its collection of work by women and Maori artists. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:21 Tuwharetoa buys hole in one Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board&rsquo;s commercial arm has increased its stake in the tourism sector by buying the Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:21 Maori Party reviews future The Maori Party is postponing its normal post-election annual general meeting so it can hold a hui taumata. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:18 Hoko Pakihi T&#257;poi a Ng&#257;ti T&#363;wharetoa Kua hoko te Poari o Ng&#257;ti T&#363;wharetoa i te pakihi t&#257;poi e kiia nei ko te Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:30 MANAKO | Potaka Maipi Te haerenga a ngaa kairipoata o te hootaka Marae ki taawahi Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:15 MANAKO | Atene Andrews Nga tau rima tekau a te haahi Mihinare Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:15 MANAKO | Makere Mutu Nga hua kua puta i Te Roopuu Whakamana i te Tiriti o Waitangi Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:15 Maniapoto CEO's decade of achievement Maniapoto Maori Trust Board is looking for a new chief executive. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:54 Industry noise drowns out whale science A marine biologist is pushing back against an oil industry lobbyist&rsquo;s claim that seismic testing is a threat to marine mammals. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:51 Iwi show commitment to affordable housing An Auckland Council review of the effectiveness of the special housing areas initiative in creating affordable housing has found the picture would look a lot worse without the involvement of Maori. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:33 Iron Maori founder an inspiration for wahine Heather Te Au-Skipworth, the co-founder and CEO of IronMaori, the world&rsquo;s only annual indigenous half-Ironman triathlon, has been named the winner of the sports category in this year&rsquo;s Next magazine Woman of the Year Awards. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:33 McGarvey a master of both Maori and English translations Te Ao Maori is mourning the loss of one of the most influential translators of te reo Maori. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:30 Emotions run high at Passchendaele services It&rsquo;s been an emotionally draining day around Yrpes in Belgium where New Zealand has been remembering its contribution in blood and sorrow in the Battle of Passchendaele 100 years ago. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 17:09 Metiria Turei vs Jian Yang - Compare the media values at work <strong>MARTYN &#39;BOMBER&#39; BRADBURY:&nbsp;</strong>There are times when the mainstream media coverage of two events manages to say more about the real bias at work within the media than the news worthiness of their focus. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:06 MANAKO | Marama Jones Te roopuu waiata&nbsp;ko Uruwhetu Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:57 MANAKO | Kukupa Tirikatene Te tutakinga tuatahi a Abel Tasman ki a Te Maori Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:57 MANAKO | Tamahou Temara Te ra whakamaumaha i ngaa hoia i hinga i te pakanga nui o Passchendaele Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:57 Economic goals more than just dollars An economist who has taken on the task of measuring the Maori economy says Maori have the chance to move the conversation from crude financial measures to the social value of assets. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:51 Maihi mahi gets international exposure In a possible first for any New Zealand filmmaker, writer, director and producer Renae Maihi has three films screening on the international film festival circuit, two of them in te reo Maori. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:51 Maori values to help treat wastewater clean up Rotorua Lakes Council is taking a lead incorporating Maori values and matauranga into its wastewater treatment programme. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:45 Land trustees charged with fraud The Serious Fraud Office has charged two trustees of one of the country&rsquo;s northernmost land blocs with looting more than a million dollars. Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:45 Waka taua begins commemorations for darkest day What has been called New Zealand&#39;s darkest day is being commemorated today in Belgium and in places around Aoteraroa. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:24 Ngati Hine standing up to be counted A Ngati Hine leader hopes that getting included as a separate iwi in the next census will strengthen their hand in their long-running tussle with Te Runanga o Ngapuhi. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:24 Sacrifice remembered at Passchendaele Today&#39;s commemorations in Belgium of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele have focused on the loss of more than 800 New Zealand troops that day, but they are also a reminder of the larger sacrifices made in World War 1. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:57 Waikato Tainui ups hotel investment Tainui Group Holdings is set to add 40 rooms to its Novotel Tainui Hamilton hotel. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:36 Gang whanau offer research insights An academic who has been honoured for her work on Maori well being says her peers need to recognise marginalised communities are experts in their own condition and can think through their own solutions. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:36 New Zealand's darkest day remembered There will be a strong Maori presence at today&rsquo;s commemorations in Belgium of the centenary of New Zealand&rsquo;s most costly battle. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:36 MANAKO | Huhana Lyndon He roopuu Motuhake hei whakahaere i ngaa raatonga whenua Maaori Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:39 MANAKO | Rereata Makiha Te roopuu First Nations kua tau mai ki Aotearoa Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:39 Oil Industry rejects seismic test claims Oil explorers are rejecting Greenpeace claims that seismic testing is a threat to marine mammals. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:24 Time to use iwi child protection role The Children&rsquo;s Commissioner says there is no legal obstacle to iwi taking custody of children from the courts, but the option has never been taken. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:09 Nursing fraternity pays tribute to kuia Vera Morgan The Nurses Organisation is remembering the contribution its kuia Vera Morgan made to making sure Maori voices were heard through the union. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:15 Greens' Kermadec card worries TOKM Te Ohu Kaimoana fears the proposed Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary could be a bargaining chip in coalition negotiations. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:15 Open air a healing place If you see people out picnicking this week, they could be taking the advice of the Mental Health Foundation for Mental Health Week that nature is a great healer Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:03 Writing on wall for Auckland port move The chair of Auckland Council&#39;s planning committee says the writing is on the wall to relocate Port of Auckland, but there is a lot of further work needed before a decision can be made. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:30 ACT attention seeking with Maori portfolio attack New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is rejecting advice from ACT MP David Seymour to put an end to the role of Minister for Maori Affairs.&nbsp; Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:20 Fresh take on Maori history a winner for Harris. Academic and Waitangi Tribunal member Aroha Harris is the first recipient of the Royal Society&#39;s Te Aparangi Early Career Researcher Award in Humanities. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:15 Muriwhenua claim may be reopened There is further delay to a settlement for far north iwi Ngati Kahu after the crown said the Waitangi Tribunal may hear its claims afresh. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:03 Identity and culture supports new beginnings for Maori prisoners A new M&#257;ori language and cultural programme at Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) is offering prisoners the opportunity to reconnect with their culture. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 08:57 System working as parties talk coalition Winston Peters says he&#39;s on track to know by Thursday night which party New Zealand First leader will support in Government. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:27 PEPANZ Chief Executive, Cameron Madgwick Cameron Madgwick from PEPANZ / Petroleum Exploration and Production New Zealand, responds to comments from a recent interview on Radio Waatea by Mike Smith of Greenpeace about seismic surveys. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:21 CE Te Ohu Kaimoana, Dion Tuuta Last year the National government announced it would establish the Kermadecs Marine Sanctuary but as the country is still waiting who will be the next government is this still on the table. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 11:15 NZ First leader Winston Peters NZ First leader Winston Peters takes time out of his busy schedule to talk with Dale Husband Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:24 Professor Tracey Mcintosh Professor Tracey McIntosh, of the University of Auckland, has been awarded the Te Rangi Hiroa Medal Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:21 Maori option chance to push for eighth seat It&#39;s 150 years today since the Maori seats were established, and Maori political advocacy group Te Ata Tino Toa want to increase their number. Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:21 Children in jails recipe for offending A justice reform advocate says an incident last week where a 13 year old boy was kept overnight in police cells in Auckland points to a wider systemic problems. Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:18 Arms dealers spark protest Peace, justice and environmental groups are on the streets of Wellington today trying to keep delegates from an expo put on by the arms industry. Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:18