Radio Waatea http://www.waateanews.com Aucklands urban Maori radio and news station Tapsell challenge put whanau on path to kiwifruit gold http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2OTA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2OTA= An Ahuwhenua Trophy finalist is crediting the late parliamentarian Sir Peter Tapsell for setting it on the path to hapū wealth through its whenua. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:45 Maori children doing it tough http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODk= One in four Māori children are living in poverty. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:45 Shaw hunger strike exposes system prejudice http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODg= A Māori legal academic says a hunger strike in Rimutaka Prison has highlighted the unfair treatment meted out to Māori offenders by the justice system. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:42 Iwi scheme positive for health insurer http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODY= Health insurer nib New Zealand is pointing to its partnership with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei as an example of how it is becoming more about better health rather than just responding to sickness. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:15 PGF road and rail spend boosts Kawerau prospects http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODc= The eastern Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau is feeling the love today from the Provincial Growth Fund. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:15 Moeahu given arts council role http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODU= Te Rūnanganui o Te Ātiawa chair Kura Moeahu has been appointed to the board of Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:09 Too slack to enroll, too slack to vote http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODQ= National's Maori development spokesperson says same day enrolling and voting rewards lack of personal responsibility. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:06 Pasifika returns to Western Springs http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODM= Pasifika is heading back to Western Springs after a two year absence. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:15 Maori Golf takes aim at Open http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODI= This week’s New Zealand Golf Open is being given a more Māori flavour. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:15 Sharp bite in protein battle http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODE= Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones says he has no beef with plant-based food, he just doesn’t want to see it called meat. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 14:12 Ruatoria hosts te reo Maori fly in http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2ODA= Ruatoria Aero Club is hosting the world’s first te reo Maori fly in. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:30 Rotorua sewage plan sparks petition http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Nzk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Nzk= Anger over a plan to discharge treated sewage into Lake Rotorua for the next 30 years has sparked a petition calling for the lake to be given personhood rights. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:27 Path to justice review simplified http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Nzg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Nzg= A member of the establishment advisory group for the new Criminal Cases Review Commission says it should be far easier for Maori to use than the current system. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 25 Feb 2020 10:27 Waititi jumps off colonists' waka http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Nzc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Nzc= The Māori Party's Waiariki candidate says the mainstream parties can't be a voice for Māori aspirations. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:24 Dead tuna point to Silver Fern Farms failure http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzY= A south Taranaki iwi leader says an ammonia spill from Silver Ferns Farms' Hawera meat plant that killed thousands of eels is a sign of how environmental protections are failing. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 15:39 Hokioi statue revives ancestral connection http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzU= Iwi and locals in Karamea have unveiled a life-sized bronze sculpture of an extinct hokioi or Haast's eagle, which is considered the spiritual guardian of the Karamea Estuary. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 15:33 Te reo element in life of art and advocacy http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzQ= This year's Kiwibank New Zealander of the year says she sees herself as a mere soldier of te reo. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 15:27 Maori views sought on trade hurdles http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzM= Whenua will be top of mind when trade negotiators meet with Maori in Rotorua this week for the first consultation hui organised by new Maori trade body Te Taumata. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 14:00 Leoni to fly Labour flag in Waikato http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzI= Waitemata Local Board deputy chair Kerrin Leoni has been selected as the Labour candidate for the Waikato electorate. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:24 Political radiation leak over attack ad lines http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzE= Pot. Kettle. Black. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:06 Caruthers to head review appeal backstop http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NzA= One of New Zealand’s most experienced barristers has been appointed to head the new Criminal Cases Review Commission, which will review criminal convictions and sentences where there is a claimed miscarriage of justice. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:12 Vaping Bill finally arrives http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Njk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Njk= Māori public health advocacy group Hapai Te Hauora is welcoming today’s introduction of a Bill to regulate vaping. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 10:06 Ahuwhenua finalists show horticulture gold http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Njg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Njg= The Bay of Plenty has provided all three finalists for the first edition of the Ahuwhenua Trophy to feature horticulture. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 09:51 Waititi to stand for Maori Party in Waiariki http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Njc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Njc= MEDIA STATEMENT: Rawiri Waititi will stand for the Māori Party in Waiariki at September’s General Election. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 24 Feb 2020 08:09 Ngati Porou pride in school docos http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjU= One of the contributors to a new resource about Ngāti Porou's treaty settlement process says it will be of huge value to current and future generations of school pupils. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:48 Henare tests water on whanau ora leadership http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjQ= The Whānau Ora Minister says decisions should be made in the next couple of weeks about who should lead the development and implementation of the integrated service delivery model. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:39 Waitemata DHB steps up Maori recruitment http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjM= In what’s seen as a first for district health boards, Waitematā DHB has appointed a Māori workforce recruitment consultant to bring more Māori into its workforce. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:27 Professions looking for more Maori input http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjI= Architects and engineers say diversity - "including getting more Māori on board - is critical to the future of their professions. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:18 Marlborough puts land, sea and air in single plan http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjE= Marlborough Mayor John Leggett says a proposed Marlborough Environment Plan is a first for New Zealand. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:12 Carrot sticks sharpen young minds http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NjA= The Prime Minister says school lunches are already having a big impact in the schools involved in a trial programme. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:12 Te reo advocate NZer of the year http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTk= Actress and te reo Māori me ngā tikanga advocate Jennifer Ward-Lealand Te Atamira has been named 2020 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:06 Ngati Paoa involvement in waiheke stoat eradication http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTg= Te Korowai o Waiheke will layout 1500 stoat traps across the island this weekend in an effort to make the island predator-free. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 08:36 Social investment approach retired http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTc= National’s social investment approach to welfare has been formally retired. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 08:33 Full belly critical for full head http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTY= The former head of the Principals Federation says poverty and school attendance are linked, and he welcomed a pilot to provide lunch in schools. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Feb 2020 08:33 Union resists rush to gig economy http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTU= First Union is pushing back on the notion the gig economy is the new normal for workplace relations. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:48 Period poverty adding to inequity http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTQ= Victoria University of Wellington researchers say almost one in seven young Māori women have missed school because they couldn't afford menstrual products. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:48 Anthems not needed as players show pride in culture http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTI= It may be Advance Indigenous Fair, but that's not a sentiment the Australian Indigenous rugby league team feel is applied to them. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:48 Hope springs for school coexistence http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTM= The opening of a new campus for Ngā Puna o Waiōrea is being hailed as a significant milestone for bicultural education in the state school system. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:48 Indigenous challenge to big data use http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTE= An Otago University academic says her appointment to an international research body is a chance to discuss how big data should be used from a Māori perspective. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:33 Northland says kia kaha to infrastructure http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NTA= Moving the Navy to Whangarei and completing a four-lane expressway from Whangarei to Auckland are on the wish list of a campaign to get central government to boost the Northland economy by funding five infrastructure projects. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:30 Jobs path away from thug life http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDk= Employment Minister Willie Jackson says he's doing more in his portfolio to address gang problems that National will do in its get tough on crime plans. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:18 Pilot plan to revive Maori community officers http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDg= The New Zealand Māori Council intends to bring back Māori community development officers. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 08:24 Housing crisis a human rights crisis http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDc= A United Nations Special Rapporteur says the Government needs to adopt a more ambitious, innovative and courageous approach if it is to solve the root causes of the housing crisis. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:54 End of political road for Jami-Lee Ross http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDY= A Māori political commentator says there will be no coming back for Jami-Lee Ross, whatever the outcomes of a trial for an election donation breached. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 20 Feb 2020 07:54 Parenting best fix for gang scourge http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDU= A long time community leader says solving the gang problem is about parenting rather than punishment. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:09 Audit finds Maori left out of water management http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDQ= The Auditor-General is calling on local and central government to do more to involve Māori in water management. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:06 Government's delivery record defended http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDM= The head of Labour’s Maori seat campaign says he’s looking forward to going to the hustings on how much more Labour has done for Maori than the Maori Party. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:57 Maori midwives honoured in Plunket logo http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDI= Plunket is honouring its Māori forebears. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:42 No truce for iwi in water battle http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDE= A far north iwi leader is rejecting a tag from Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones that he is selling out his people putting court action ahead of practical steps to improve water infrastructure. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:39 Peters paints bloody scenario for SFO probe http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2NDA= New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says there is no evidence connecting him to donations to the New Zealand First Foundation - but Simon Bridges' DNA is all over the National Party donations scandal. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 12:36 Maihi calls time on easy hate speech http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mzk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mzk= A Māori legal scholar says Renae Maihi’s defamation battle against Sir Bob Jones has historic significance in the battle against racism. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 09:30 Community safety aim for hardline gang policy http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mzg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mzg= National Party Northcote MP Dan Bidois says a National Government would keep young Māori from joining gangs by ensuring they are in education, training or work. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:57 PGF to rescue as far north runs out of water http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mzc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mzc= Up to $2 million from the Provincial Growth Fund will be allocated to set up temporary water supplies in Kaikohe and Kaitaia. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Feb 2020 08:36 Council facilities manager adds te ao Maori expert http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzY= The body which looks after Auckland’s art galleries, concert halls, sports stadiums and zoos has appointed its first kaupapa Māori general manager. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:54 Iwi leaders sell-outs for blocking water action - Jones http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzU= Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones is accusing northern iwi leaders of selling out their people by voting for ideologically-driven court cases rather than practical steps to increase water supply. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:42 Hostel mission to help wahine study http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzQ= The United Māori Mission is looking for three Maori women students to fill up its new Tiroroa Residence on Auckland’s Khyber Pass. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:15 Bill will improve lot of renters http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzM= Improved peace of mind may be on the way for renters with the introduction of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill to Parliament. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:12 Lightfoot picked to lead prison change http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzI= There’s a new head for the country’s prisons. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:51 SFO To investigate New Zealand First Foundation http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzE= The Serious Fraud Office says it has commenced an investigation in relation to the New Zealand First Foundation. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:45 Iwi Collective counts cost of coronavirus on lobster trade http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MzA= A director of a Māori fisheries cooperative is welcoming moves to soften the impact of coronavirus outbreak on the rock lobster sector. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:42 Wall feels record merits repeat http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mjk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mjk= MP Louisa Wall says she will be fighting to retain her spot at Labour’s Manurewa candidate. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:39 Ngati Porou documentary targeted for schools http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mjg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mjg= The Ministry of Culture and Heritage says a new documentary on the Ngāti Porou treaty settlement will be a valuable resource when New Zealand history is included in the school curriculum from 2022. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 11:27 Maori Battalion trove added to world archive http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mjc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2Mjc= Recordings of 28th Māori Battalion members on World War Two battlefields are included on a collection which has been added to the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 08:15 Caucus hands off as seat battle looms in Manurewa http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjY= The co-chair of Labour’s Māori caucus, Willie Jackson, says there will be no attempt by MPs to influence the fight for the nomination in the safe seat of Manurewa. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 08:12 Hapu push for place in Mangatu settlement http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjU= A group from Gisborne area iwi Ngā Ariki Kaipūtahi has moved on to land on Mangatu Blocks to protest a settlement offer which would give it only a fraction of what it lost. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Feb 2020 07:57 Solo mums increasing part of homeless picture http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjQ= A leading provider of services for the homeless says the opening of a new shelter for homeless women highlights the impact the crisis is having on wahine Māori. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:42 Street pressure helps search for boy basher http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjM= A Flaxmere community leader believes community pressure will eventually out those who put a 4-year-old boy in Starship Hospital with bruises all over his body and severe brain damage. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:39 Davis picking Wall to prevail in Manurewa challenge http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjI= Labour Party deputy leader Kelvin Davis says a selection battle faced by Manurewa MP Louisa Wall is a healthy part of politics. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:54 New Caledonians keen to learn from Maori decolonisation http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjE= A congressional delegation from New Caledonia is keen to learn more about the Treaty of Waitangi settlements, Māori entrepreneurship, and the incorporation of Māori values and approaches in public services, such as justice and education. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:45 Seafood boss on home detention http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MjA= A former fishing company executive has been sentenced to 10 months home detention and 200 hours community service for an illegal paua operation uncovered by a Ministry for Primary Industries' sting operation. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:39 He Whakaputanga hui 185 years late http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTk= Supporters of He Whakaputanga are calling on descendants of the 52 chiefs who signed the 1835 Declaration of Independence to come together for a hui in March at Waitangi. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:36 Te Whare Hinatore place to heal http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTc= The Auckland City Mission says a new facility for homelesss women is not just shelter but a place of healing. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 08:30 China crisis sparks ACE move for rock lobster http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTY= Fisheries New Zealand is proposing to allow rock lobster fishers to carry forward some or all of their uncaught Annual Catch Entitlement of ACE into the following fishing year, which begins in April. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 08:24 Wall seat eyed as Manurewa less safe for incumbent http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTU= Manurewa MP Louisa Wall is facing a selection battle in her safe south Auckland seat. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:48 Parihaka gifts name for Kapiti arts centre http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTQ= Parihaka and Taranaki leaders have blessed the opening of a new $12 million performing arts centre at Kapiti College. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:45 Tainui Group to build ACC Hamilton hub http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTM= Tainui Group Holdings has agreed to build a new hub complex for the Accident Compensation Corporation in central Hamilton. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:36 Deep listening needed for tikanga cases http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTI= The organiser of a symposium on tikanga and the law says it’s an area where lawyers have to listen to their clients. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:33 TPK gets whanau ora funding facts wrong http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTE= Whanau Ora Minister Peeni Henare says Te Puni Kōkiri managers misinformed a parliamentary committee this week that money budgeted for the integrated service delivery programme was being diverted to state agencies. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:27 Mike Moore won place in Maori hearts http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MTA= The Prime Minister, and political allies, friends and rivals will be on hand this afternoon for the public funeral of former prime minister Mike Moore, who died last week aged 71. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:12 Turia bitter at Labour treatment of signature policy http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDk= Māori Party co-founder Dame Tariana Turia is accusing Labour of being dishonourable towards Māori. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 14:09 Jones concedes Maori gratitude petiton not defamatory http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDg= Sir Bob Jones has abandoned his defamation case against filmmaker Renae Maihi. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:57 Sir Bob bows out of defamation case http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDY= Sir Bob Jones has withdrawn his defamation case against Indigenous Māori Filmmaker Renae Maihi, who set up a petition after Jones wrote an article which suggested Māori should be grateful to Pākehā for existing. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:48 Te Arawa talent to head crowdfunder http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDc= Crowdfunding platform PledgeMe has appointed Claire McGowan of Te Arawa as its new chief executive. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 13:48 Turia steps up attack on whanau ora minister http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDU= Former whānau ora minister Dame Tariana Turia has ramped up her attacks on current minister Peeni Henare after she and other senior Maori women leaders met with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to discuss the programme. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 09:24 Aotearoa Radio lost opportunity http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDQ= A Māori broadcasting veteran says the controversy over RNZ Concert highlights the long term failure to properly fund Māori radio. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 09:03 $300m package turning point in homelessness response http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDM= Community housing providers says the Government’s $300 million homelessness action plan could be a turning point in bringing the housing crisis to an end. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 08:45 Long wait for Moriori settlement http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDI= A Moriori negotiator says a settlement set to be signed on Rekohu-Chatham Island today is a chance to set the record straight. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Feb 2020 08:39 Maori business leaders keep eye on social investment http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDE= The organiser of a Māori business conference says participants are concerned with not just how to grow their assets but how they can deliver social returns to their people. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 15:36 ETS rule change could boost forest planting http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM2MDA= Forestry owners are asking for a change in the Emissions Trading Scheme to allow an existing forest to be replaced with trees planted on other lands. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 15:36 Budget set for May 14 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTk= Lifting Māori and Pacific incomes, skills, and opportunities will be a priority for this year’s budget, which will be delivered on May 14. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 15:27 Racism form of deliberate bullying http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTg= Māori Party Te Tai Hauauru candidate Debbie Ngarewa-Packer says Aotearoa is in denial about racism . waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 13:09 Action plan tackles motel housing http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTc= The Government will create another 1000 transitional housing places by the end of the year, on top of the 1300 created over the past two years. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 13:00 Dames get PM's ear on whanau ora changes http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTY= Senior wahine Māori leaders have told the Prime Minister to tell her Whānau Ora Minister to stop undermining the commissioning agencies running the social services delivery programme. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 12:54 Council sets target to eliminate racism http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTU= New Zealand Māori Council executive director Matthew Tukaki believes schools are the place to nip racism in the bud. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 08:12 Trout predation threat to mussel population http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTQ= A shortage of native fish is being blamed for an alarming lack of juvenile kaakahi or native mussels in Lake Wairarapa. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 08:09 Motel no place to call home http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTM= The head of the Mangere Budgeting Service hopes today’s announcement on more funding to address homelessness will spell the end of using motels to put up whānau. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Feb 2020 08:00 Kawharu to lead Law Commission http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTI= Auckland University legal academic Amokura Kawharu has been appointed as the next President of the Law Commission. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:48 Tikanga challenge to settle law http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTE= A leading New Zealand law firm believes recognition of tikanga Maori is transforming the law. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:06 Shaw hot tips coming for councils http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1OTA= Climate Change Minister James Shaw says he intends to start giving councils guidance and support on what they can do to mitigate the effects of global warming. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:03 Peters chafes at donation scrutiny http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1ODk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjM1ODk= New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says the leaking of information about donations is part of a dirty campaign aimed at crippling the party in the elections. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:03