Radio Waatea http://www.waateanews.com Aucklands urban Maori radio and news station Whanau dread uniform bills http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU1Mjc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU1Mjc= The head of the Mangere Budgeting Service wants schools to rethink their uniforms in light of the financial challenges on families because of COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 11 Sep 2020 08:24 COVID guidance ignores Maori health profile http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU0NzQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU0NzQ= There’s a call for the Government to update its risk profiles for COVID-19 in light of the current experience with the South Auckland cluster. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 07 Sep 2020 07:51 Panatahi gets the COVID message through http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU0NDU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU0NDU= A new series of COVID-19 announcements produced for the Ministry of Health are going viral, as they say. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 03 Sep 2020 07:42 MPs take chance for final COVID grilling http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU0Mjc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU0Mjc= The health select committee will reconvene today for its last act of the parliamentary session, as Opposition parties try to find flaws in the Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 02 Sep 2020 08:00 New rules as Auckland lockdown eases http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU0MDI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjU0MDI= Aucklanders are being urged to follow the new rule for COVID Alert Level 2.5. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 31 Aug 2020 08:21 Mixed messages on COVID testing need fix http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzNzY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzNzY= A member of the COVID-19 Surveillance and Testing Strategy Group would like to see better communication around who needs to be tested and when. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 27 Aug 2020 08:24 Buttabean foodbank reaches invisible population http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzNjM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzNjM= A former heavyweight boxer has turned his fitness and weightloss business into a foodbank. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 26 Aug 2020 07:03 Border review pair bring baggage http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzMjU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzMjU= The chief executive of a Maori medical service is unhappy at the appointment of long time public sector troubleshooters Sir Brian Roche and Heather Simpson to head a review of the border testing strategy. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Aug 2020 08:30 Tauira drop out to mind families through pandemic http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzMjQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzMjQ= A South Auckland school principal says COVID-19 lockdowns are leading to some pupils in low decile kura quitting to support their families. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 21 Aug 2020 08:24 Manurewa principal resists reopening call http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzMDE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzMDE= A South Auckland school principal says it's too risky to bring children back to school while COVID-19 is in the community. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Aug 2020 07:42 Police plan for iwi checkpoints http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzMDA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUzMDA= Police Deputy Commissioner Wally Haumaha says contingency plans are being put in place in case an increase in COVID-19 alert levels leads to returned demands for community checkpoints. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 19 Aug 2020 07:33 Conspiracies touted despite rapid information share http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyODk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyODk= Labour Party deputy leader Kelvin Davis says nothing is being held back from New Zealanders about the COVID-19 situation here. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Aug 2020 07:48 Tests a fix for political anxiety http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyODg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyODg= National’s Northcote MP Dan Bidois says everyone who wants a test for COVID-19 should be able to get one. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 18 Aug 2020 07:45 Anxious wait strains testing capacity http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNzY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNzY= Get tested for COVID-19 if you’re showing symptoms, but if not, stay at home. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 17 Aug 2020 08:15 Te Putahitanga readies for lockdown strain http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNjU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNjU= The head of the South Island whanau ora commissioning agency says mental health is top of mind as it contemplates the return of COVID-19 restrictions. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Aug 2020 10:03 Ngati Hine responds to COVID flare http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNjQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNjQ= Ngāti Hine has ramped up its COVID-19 emergency response taskforce as Te Taitokerau moves into Alert Level 2. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 14 Aug 2020 09:30 Netcast wider for COVID outbreak http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNTE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNTE= Health officials are using genome sequencing to try to identify the source of the COVID-19 outbreak in a South Auckland family. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 13 Aug 2020 08:18 Peters' bus stranded as COVID cripples campaigning http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNDg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNDg= The flare-up in community transmission in COVID-19 has disrupted electioneering. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Aug 2020 08:06 Coolstore COVID outbreak brings quick response http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNDY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNDY= Work colleagues of one of the family at the centre of the South Auckland COVID-19 outbreak are also showing symptoms. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Aug 2020 08:03 Hand and early pandemic mantra http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNDc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNDc= A member of the Māori pandemic response group says the health system should now have the capacity to deal quickly with an outbreak of community transmission of COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Aug 2020 08:03 Marae opts for contactless tangi http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNDU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyNDU= Eastern Bay of Plenty iwi Te Whānau ā Apanui will this afternoon discuss whether it again needs to close off its borders to prevent COVID-19 reaching its vulnerable population. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:57 Wananga numbers down as COVID recovery lags http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyMzg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyMzg= While some polytechnics are experiencing an increase in enrollments as people who have lost jobs because of COVID-19 retrain, there has been no such surge in the wānanga sector. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:51 COVID makes unwelcome return http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyMzY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyMzY= It’s back to level 3 for Aucklanders today, as health authorities try to get a grip on a case of community transmission of COVID-19 in a South Auckland family. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:42 COVID lockdown sparks home ownership dream http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyMjc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUyMjc= COVID-19 has led to an upswing in financial literacy in Aotearoa. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 11 Aug 2020 08:45 COVID catches students in digital divide http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUxMjI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUxMjI= A report for an Auckland iwi has highlighted how young Maori students found themselves on the wrong side of the digital divide during the COVID-19 lockdown. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 29 Jul 2020 08:09 Media Release: Community encouraged to get free vaccination http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUwODk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjUwODk= The Counties Manukau Health Immunisation team is encouraging the community to attend a free vaccination day at the Free Church of Tonga in Mangere on Saturday, 25 July, 2020. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 24 Jul 2020 13:06 Cashflow loans keep Maori businesses afloat http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ5Mjg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ5Mjg= Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says he’s hearing from many Māori businesses who are taking up the COVID-19 small business subsidy so they can look after their people. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:15 Tourism sector snapshot as shutters put up http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ4NzE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ4NzE= The COVID-19 slowdown could be putting more than 11,000 jobs at risk in the Māori tourism sector - but the innovative nature of the businesses could help them survive. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 30 Jun 2020 08:24 Every dollar counts as foodbank seeks permanent home http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ4MjY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ4MjY= An organisation devoted to helping the low income and homeless of south Auckland is trying to buy a home of its own. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 24 Jun 2020 08:33 Maori health authority a toothless tiger http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ4MDg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ4MDg= Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā, the group of Māori health professions that came together around the COVID crisis, has given the thumbs down to a proposed Māori health authority. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 23 Jun 2020 09:39 Check in places as Rotorua receive COVID returnees http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ4MDc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ4MDc= Waiariki MP Tamati Coffey says quarantining returning New Zealanders at Rotorua’s hotels is just an extension of the manaakitanga the region is known for. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 23 Jun 2020 09:39 COVID response shapes Maori Party campaign http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ3OTE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ3OTE= Māori Party co-leader Debbie Ngarewa-Packer says it’s essential Māori are not worse off after COVID-19 than they were before. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 22 Jun 2020 08:21 Farm life beckons for tourism workers http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ3OTA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ3OTA= The Ahuwhenua Trust which owns Rotorua tourist attraction Tamaki Māori Village has signed an agreement with Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Toi Ohomai to retrain staff. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 22 Jun 2020 08:12 Level 1 chance to review COVID response http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ2OTE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ2OTE= The country is waking up to Alert Level 1, with no active COVID-19 cases and all restrictions on workplaces and public gatherings lifted. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 09 Jun 2020 08:24 Polytech cuts threat to pandemic recovery http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ2MjM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ2MjM= The Tertiary Education Union says NorthTec is cutting the courses and staff needed to help Northland recover from COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 29 May 2020 09:06 Hygiene packs delivered to kohanga reo http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ2MDk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ2MDk= As kōhanga reo and early childhood centres reopen, Ngātiwai Trust Board and Te Manawaroa o Ngāti Hine are delivering kete koha to the centres in Whangarei and the mid-north. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 28 May 2020 08:42 Road upgraded under cover of COVID crisis http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1OTc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1OTc= Northland iwi Patuharakeke is concerned the owners of a 4 kilometre strip alongside Whangarei Harbour may have breached COVID-19 lockdown rules to improve access to the property. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 27 May 2020 08:33 Level 2 restrictions to ease at week end http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1ODQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1ODQ= You can have a hui for a hundred from Friday - but make sure you take everyone’s name. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 26 May 2020 08:12 Maori tradies urged to seek PGF work http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1ODI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1ODI= Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones is keen to see Māori and Pacific tradespeople pick up more of the work generated by the Provincial Growth Fund. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 26 May 2020 08:06 Ngati Hine offers hui planning kit for pandemic http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NzQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NzQ= Guidelines have been prepared to help marae in Ngati Hine manage tangihanga and other hui at COVID-19 Level 2. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 25 May 2020 09:21 Another COVID case in rest home cluster http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1Njk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1Njk= The Ministry of Health today reported on further case of COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 22 May 2020 15:48 Ministry of Health: 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NjU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NjU= Media Release: 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19 waateanews.co.nz Fri, 22 May 2020 13:33 COVID Tracer app falls short for Maori http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NjA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NjA= A Māori data expert is expecting low Māori take-up of a government app to track potential exposure to COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 22 May 2020 07:24 Ministry of Health: No new cases of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NTg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NTg= Media Release: No new cases of COVID-19 waateanews.co.nz Thu, 21 May 2020 15:18 No let up in COVID testing http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NDU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NDU= A member of the Māori pandemic response group Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā says the high level of COVID-19 testing still going on is giving much-needed reassurance. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 20 May 2020 16:51 More money for marae internet access http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NDQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NDQ= An extra $1.4 million has been added to the Marae Connectivity Programme to allow it to help urban marae boost their internet access. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 20 May 2020 16:51 Te Puia looks to early reopening http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NDE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NDE= Te Puia New Zealand Institute of Māori Arts and Crafts hopes to reopen as early as July thanks to a $7.6 million government infusion. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 20 May 2020 12:36 Job boost plan targeting city kids http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NDA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1NDA= Employment Minister Willie Jackson is pushing back on National’s latest talking point that the Budget shows the Government doesn’t have a plan. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 20 May 2020 12:36 Migrant workers under pressure as economy resets http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1Mzc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1Mzc= New Zealand First is keen to end the country’s reliance on migrant workers. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 20 May 2020 09:06 Cold homes raise COVID concerns http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MzY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MzY= More than one-third of Māori and Pacific people were living in damp homes at the time of the 2018 Census. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 20 May 2020 09:03 Maori wardens better option for COVID response http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MzU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MzU= A leading Māori lawyer says the Government could have saved itself a fight if it had remembered the Māori wardens. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 20 May 2020 08:57 Cruise ship cases boost COVID tally past 1500 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MzE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MzE= There were no new cases of COVID-19 reported today, but New Zealand’s total has gone up by four. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 19 May 2020 16:36 Waitangi subsidy after tourists turned away http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MzA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MzA= Four weeks ago Ngati Hine leader Pita Tipene was on a COVID-19 checkpoint stopping tourists coming through to Te Tai Tokerau. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 19 May 2020 16:33 Ministry of Health: No new cases of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1Mjg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1Mjg= Media Release: No new cases of COVID-19 waateanews.co.nz Tue, 19 May 2020 14:21 Wakatu Harvest shows Maori land potential http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1Mjc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1Mjc= The chair of one of the largest Māori food businesses says their experience through the COVID-19 crisis shows the potential of Māori landowners to contribute to job creation and economic recovery. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 19 May 2020 13:27 Local job initiatives supported http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MjU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MjU= Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones and Employment Minister Willie Jackson have announced almost $15 million to support skills training and education that can help regional recovery from COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 19 May 2020 13:12 Joy as kids back in school http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MjM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MjM= Thousands of children are back in school this week, and the principal of a Northland school says it was a joyous return. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 19 May 2020 08:27 Boost for Maori arts as PM visits tourism hub http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MjI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MjI= Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta says the continuation of Te Puia New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute is vital both culturally and economically. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 19 May 2020 08:24 Fair access to vaccines on WHO wish list http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTY= There were no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 18 May 2020 15:24 No magic wand in tourism planning http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTc= Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis says he can’t magic the opening of the borders, and businesses need to make decisions based on a realistic understanding of the likely situation post COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 18 May 2020 15:24 Ministry of Health: No new cases of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTQ= Media Release: No new cases of COVID-19 waateanews.co.nz Mon, 18 May 2020 14:42 Maori Party fear COVID excuse to dump Maori workers http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTM= Māori Party co-leader John Tamihere is bracing for a big increase in Māori unemployment - and he’s unsure how Budget 2020 can help. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 18 May 2020 14:39 Testing backlog chance to move Maori health forward http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MTA= As the country moves more freely in Alert Level 2, Māori medical professionals are turning their focus to some long term health challenges. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 18 May 2020 14:06 Scope to expand Budget Maori spend http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MDY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ1MDY= The New Zealand Māori Council is encouraging iwi and Māori organisations to look beyond the $900 million headlines Māori spend in the Budget as they put their plans together for recovery from COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 18 May 2020 08:15 Ministry of Health: 1 new case of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTg= Media Release: 1 new case of COVID-19 waateanews.co.nz Fri, 15 May 2020 14:00 Whanau Ora critics on wrong song sheet http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTc= Whānau Ora Minister Peeni Henare has assured the commissioning agencies the $136 million tagged for the programme in Budget 2020 will be spent through them. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 15 May 2020 13:30 Maori trade training roars back http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTY= The Prime Minister says being able to bring back Māori trades training was one of the highlights of Budget 2020. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 15 May 2020 13:30 Little moves to fix Family Court http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTU= National’s botched overhaul of the Family Court is to be fixed thanks to a $62 million investment from the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 15 May 2020 13:27 Budget boost helps Maori Television digital strategy http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTQ= Māori Television has received a $3.5 million boost from Budget 2020 for news and current affairs. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 15 May 2020 13:27 Maori Tourism looks to survival http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTI= New Zealand Māori Tourism says the road ahead will be long, but support for the sector in Budget 2020 will go a long way to help operators to keep their doors open. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 15 May 2020 08:03 Maori job scheme set to expand http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0OTA= Employment Minister Willie Jackson says Budget 2020 has been a chance to supercharge some programmes that will make a long term difference to Māori job numbers. waateanews.co.nz Fri, 15 May 2020 07:39 Targeted Maori putea in $50m COVID recovery fund http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODc= The Government has earmarked $50 billion for a COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund to invest in the economy and jobs. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 14 May 2020 15:48 Hot kai to mark lockdown end http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODY= The country has moved to COVID-19 Alet Level 2 but the need is still out there. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 14 May 2020 15:39 Ministry of Health: No new cases of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODQ= Media Release: No new cases of COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 14 May 2020 13:15 Public heath law fails human rights test http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODI= The Human Rights Commissioner says the rapid passing of the COVID-19 Public Health Response Act was a failure of the democratic process. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 14 May 2020 12:48 Navigators look to COVID recovery role http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODE= The head of South Island whānau ora commissioning agency Te Pūtahitanga hopes today’s Budget will acknowledge the impact providers have had during the lockdown and how they can help the recovery. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 14 May 2020 12:45 Lack of trust in Maori relationship http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0ODA= The Government is accused of not trusting Māori to look after themselves. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 14 May 2020 12:06 Marae search powers recipe for chaos http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Nzk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Nzk= A member of the Police Commissioner’s Māori advisory committee says a proposed law giving the police the right to go onto the marae without a warrant to enforce COVID-19 restrictions was an overreach. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 14 May 2020 08:54 Employment focus for today's Budget http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Nzg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Nzg= Employment Minister Willie Jackson says today’s budget should go a long way to cushion the blows of the COVID-19 crisis. waateanews.co.nz Thu, 14 May 2020 08:42 Tangihanga edict crumbles under pressure http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzQ= Restrictions on tangihanga could be eased. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 13 May 2020 15:33 Maori traders keen for COVID reset http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzM= The chair of Māori trade group Te Taumata wants to see a change in the way business is done in the wake of COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 13 May 2020 15:30 Racing industry 30 to 1 bet http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzI= Racing Minister Winston Peters says the $72 million emergency support package for the racing industry in tomorrow’s budget is a totally justifiable investment. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 13 May 2020 15:27 Ministry of Health: No new cases of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzE= Media Release: No new cases of COVID-19. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 13 May 2020 15:09 Marae raid threat sparks outrage http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NzA= A provision in the COIVD-19 Public Health Response Bill allowing for warrantless searches of marae is sparking widespread outrage. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 13 May 2020 13:48 Missteps for Maori in COVID Response Bill http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Njk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Njk= A member of Māori pandemic response group Te Rōpū Whakakaupapa Urutā says the lack of Treaty of Waitangi reference in the COVID-19 Public Response Bill going through parliament under urgency today is a major misstep. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 13 May 2020 13:45 Consultation ploy upended for Whanganui port http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NjY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NjY= Some tough talking has got a plan to overhaul Whanganui’s port back on track. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 13 May 2020 09:12 Tangihanga tikanga can respond to crisis http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NjU= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NjU= A far north iwi leader says tikanga is not fixed in stone, and tangihanga can change to keep people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. waateanews.co.nz Wed, 13 May 2020 08:57 Zero COVID cases as lockdown end beckons http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NjI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NjI= With the country on the eve of dropping to Alert Level 2, there were no new cases of COVID-19 reported today. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 12 May 2020 15:12 Economists warn of COVID impact on Maori http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NjE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NjE= Economic research consultancy BERL says the economic impacts of COVID-19 on Māori could be far worse and more lasting than the health impacts. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 12 May 2020 15:09 Budget boost puts ECE teachers on track to pay parity http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTk= Primary teachers union NZEI Te Riu Roa is welcoming increased pay for the lowest-paid qualified teachers in early childhood education. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 12 May 2020 15:03 Ministry of Health: No new cases of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTc= Media Release: No new cases of COVID-19 waateanews.co.nz Tue, 12 May 2020 14:30 Long term jobseekers pushed down queue http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTY= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTY= The chair of Mangere’s Te Puea Marae fears Māori unemployed could get pushed to the back of the dole queue as people laid off because of COVID-19 get rehired first. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 12 May 2020 13:27 Training putea critical in COVID recovery Budget http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTQ= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTQ= Jobs, training and hope are what Provincial Economic Development Minister Shane Jones wants to see in Thursday’s Budget. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 12 May 2020 13:18 COVID opens door to new era http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTM= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTM= The Māori Party’s Te Tai Tonga candidate says after coming through six weeks of COVID-19 lockdown, Māori won’t want to go back to the status quo when it goes to Level 2 on Thursday. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 12 May 2020 10:39 Te Whanau a Apanui checkpoints to be lifted http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTI= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NTI= Te Whanau a Apanui will lift its community safety zones tomorrow. waateanews.co.nz Tue, 12 May 2020 09:48 Pre-work tests keep nurses in isolation http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NDE= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NDE= Two nurses at Waitakere Hospital have been confirmed with COVID-19 after treating patients brought in from the St Margaret’s Hospital & Rest Home. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 11 May 2020 15:18 Distance learning likely option as schools figure out new normal http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NDA= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0NDA= The Health Ministry’s top Māori official says parents need to trust schools to put the health and safety of their children first - but schools also need to listen to and learn from parents. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 11 May 2020 15:18 Navigators keep whanau strong through lockdown http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Mzk= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Mzk= An evaluation of South Island whānau ora commissioning agency Te Putahitanga’s COVID-19 campaign, Manaaki 20, has generated a big thumbs up for its whānau ora navigators. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 11 May 2020 15:15 COVID Budget chance to reset reality for Maori http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Mzg= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Mzg= Waipareira head and Māori Party candidate John Tamihere says this week’s Budget is a chance for a complete reset of New Zealand. waateanews.co.nz Mon, 11 May 2020 15:15 Ministry of Health: 3 new cases of COVID-19 http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Mzc= http://www.waateanews.com/waateanews/x_story_id/MjQ0Mzc= Media Release: 3 new cases of COVID-19 waateanews.co.nz Mon, 11 May 2020 13:09