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No right to platform for racist views
An Otago Ngai Tahu leader has slammed his local newspaper for running an opinion column attacking use of te reo Maori by broadcasters..Read more

Royal blunder costly for party
Former Labour Party national councillor Rudy Taylor says Maori Party president Tukoroirangi Morgan is paying the price for dragging the Maori king into electoral politics..Read more

TPK marks 25th anniversary
A former head of Te Puni Kokiri says the Maori Development Ministry has evolved over the past 25 years as it responded to the various changes of governments and ministers..Read more

Putea to advance putorino plan
Palmerston North Performing Arts Trust has given $2500 to musician Toi Warbrick to help his vision to make Palmerston North the capital city of putorino..Read more

National standards testing gets the chop
The Government has confirmed it is scrapping national standards in schools..Read more

Aotearoa web series gets extra funding
Only a fraction of the budget for New Zealand On Air's last funding round for the year is going to a Maori project and even that won't be for wider broadcast..Read more

Young governors eager to contribute
A course for young Maori interested in contributing to the governance of their iwi or whanau trusts wants to take its model to other centres around the motu..Read more

Regrets but no apology as Morgan resigns
Tukoroirangi Morgan has fallen on his sword after leading the Maori Party to electoral oblivion..Read more

Maori stars for Otago science centre
Maori knowledge of the heavens is explored in a new facility in Dunedin..Read more

Schools get help to Te Tiriti show
Te Puna Foundation, which raises funds for the National Library, has created a travel fund to allow school parties to view some of New Zealand's core historic documents..Read more

Little ear boosts Ngapuhi spirits
Te Kotahitanga co-chair Pita Tipene believes last weekend was a watershed for the Ngapuhi claim..Read more

Minister powerless against Australian spite
Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis would like the Australian Government to address reports that New Zealanders in detention are being offered money to accept deportation back to New Zealand - and then the money is not paid..Read more

Hapu role in settlement up for debate
Tuhoronuku chair Hone Sadler says some Ngapuhi hapu may be settling their expectations too high about the role they will play in settling the northern tribe's claims..Read more

Christmas at the Pa outstanding success
Te Puea Memorial Marae chair Hurimoana Dennis would like to see Christmas at the Pa become an annual event..Read more

Grant to help kanuka safe harvest
Ruatoria-based Hikurangi Bioactives is set to receive up to $240,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries to find ways to harvest kanuka without triggering erosion..Read more

Rare corn keeps heritage alive
It’s the planting season and in Ngati Koroki Kahukura territory around Lake Karapiro lawyer Willie Te Aho has his gumboots on..Read more

Fast and furious as Minister tackles Ngapuhi divide
It was Fast and Furious, the Ngapuhi version this weekend as Treaty Negotiations Minister Andrew Little conducted six hui over two days to hear how hapu wanted the Northland tribe’s treaty settlement negotiations to proceed..Read more

Micro loans helping whanau out of strife
A programme offering no-interest loans is helping low income families break the grip of loan sharks..Read more

Kaupapa tuku moni Ngā Tangata Microfinance
Kei te angitū te kaupapa e whai ai ngā whānau i te pūtea hua moni kore kia taea ai e rātou te hoko whare, otirā, kia kore ai rātou e tahuri ki ngā pākihi e kiia nei, he mako taurewa..Read more

Reduction in tobacco supply vital for 2025 target
Maori public health group Hapai Te Hauora wants the new Minister responsible for the Aotearoa Smokefree 2025 target to look for ways to cut the supply of tobacco products..Read more

Reo film wins sustainability tohu
Young Maori filmmakers have widened the discussion round sustainability with their entries to this year’s Someday Challenge..Read more

Iwi Forum not going away
An advisor to the Iwi Chairs Forum says the Government will have to deal with the Forum whether it likes it or not..Read more

Young eyes for sustainability vision
A cheeky child’s-eye-view on sustainability has won the top award at this year’s Outlook for Someday film challenge..Read more

Maori focus units round for 20 years
Corrections is today marking the 20th anniversary of the first Maori focus unit opening at Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison..Read more

Porotū ngā kaimahi me ngā kaihautū tereina
Kei te porotū ngā kaimahi me ngā kaihautū tereina ki roto o Tāmaki Makaurau i te rā nei..Read more

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Chanelle Armstrong Northland Innovation Award Winner
Organisers of a business idea competition in Northland that culminated in the announcement of 10 winners from an initial pool of 147 entries and 22 finalists, predict the winning initiatives will boost Northland's rapidly growing reputation for entrepreneurial thinking and innovation.
Green Party MP Marama Davidson
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Topia Rameka CEO Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board
Dale speaks to Topia Rameka about the Algae Bloom in Lake Taupo
Dougal Stott Kaiawhina Maori Enspiral Dev Academy
Introducing Dougal Stott, the new Kaiawhina Maori at Enspiral Dev Academy. Dougal was born and raised in Otautahi Christchurch and now lives in Kaitaia and is affiliated to Ngati Kahungunu, Ngati Tuwharetoa and Ngapuhi. He is on a mission to enable more Maori to share the benefits and opportunities of working in technology. With Dev Academy's 42 new Te Uru Rangi Maori scholarships on offer, Dougal's role is integral to supporting the learning of Maori students in web development.
Lance Norman CEO Hapai Te Hauora
Hapai Te Hauora supports the recommendations from a study into New Zealanders' attitudes towards banning smoking in cars carrying children.
Maori Party Founder Pita Sharples
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Quinton Hita Maori Film Producer
Quinton has been directing and and producing films and documentaries but where a non Maori production company could get funding of 1m dollars Maori companies will get less than half that amount in funding.
1 Henare Kingi | Te hekenga mai a Tuku Morgan i tona turanga
Ka whakapuakina mai e Henare Kingi oonaa whakaaro mo te rihainatanga a Tuku Morgan i toona tuuranga hei perehitini o te roopuu torangapu Maaori
And the Tamihere goes to ...
John Tamihere: It’s that time of the year where people are being chosen as New Zealander of the year ...
Māori Politics 2017 - wins and losses
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: 2017 was an explosive year for Māori politics and the election reshaped the political landscape in a dramatic fashion wiping out Māori Party and MANA Party aspirations while leaving the Labour Party with an enormous obligation to Māori voters.
Benefits of being employed
John Tamihere: When Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones placed his proposition on the table to get people to earn their dole money, there was an eerie silence, then the expected outcry. Why?
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