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He Rā Maumahara ki Kororāreka
Kua tū te whakamaharatanga ōkawa tuatahi ki ngā riri whenua o konei..Read more

Pragmatism fuels rise to business summit
One of the latest recipients of a University of Auckland distinguished alumni award is crediting Ngati Porou pragmatism for his achievements..Read more

Smokefree programme needed for Maori nurses
University of Otago researchers says the Smokefree 2025 goal can be achieved by targeted smoking cessation support for high smoking prevalence occupational groups. A study published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal found smoking had declined steadily among doctors and nurses..Read more

Waikato refuge charts own course
A new documentary will give people an inside in how Waikato Women’s Refuge - Te Whakaruruhau has changed how domestic violence is tackled in its rohe..Read more

Maori interests overlooked as trade pact signed
The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership was signed this morning in Chile, but some Maori are still concerned their rights and interests will be eroded under the 11-country trade pact..Read more

Marae-based eco-village tears down Flaxmere fences
Hastings District Council and the Heretaunga Taiwhenua have signed off on plans to build a long-awaited housing development in Flaxmere.Read more

CPTPPA second wave of colonisation
The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership was signed in Chile at 8 this morning New Zealand time by Trade Minister David Parker, committing this country to a new trading framework with 10 other countries around the Pacific Rim..Read more

Other history comes out for Rau Mamahara
A woman who will play a prominent role in this weekend’s first official commemoration of the wars of the 19th century says it’s a chance for the general public to hear the tangata whenua view on those conflicts..Read more

Pou positions Uenuku for environment role
Three Ruapehu tribes are today launching a trust to formalise their role as guardians of the environment and improve their position in treaty settlement negotiations..Read more

Jobs hub opens door to constructive work
Employment Minister Willie Jackson has welcomed the work of initiatives aimed at preparing rangatahi for work..Read more

Kia tūpato Ahuriri ki ngā huarere kino
E tika ana me āta whakarite ngā kainoho pātata ki Ahuriri i a rātou anō mo te taenga atu o te huarere kino ki a rātou, kia reri hoki ētahi ki te hūnuku atu..Read more

Council plots eyed for pop up emergency housing
Housing activists plan to shame Auckland Council for failing to address homelessness in the country's largest city. .Read more

Huggies shamed for bad baby names
A multinational manufacturer of baby nappies is being slammed for offering bad advice to Maori parents - and refusing to fix its mistakes..Read more

Planning needed for wananga to embrace e-learning wave
There's a call for stronger planning to ensure the successful implementation of e-learning at wananga..Read more

Maori solutions to future proof housing
Researchers looking at New Zealand's future housing needs say Maori have many of the answer they need to come up with housing solutions that fit their physical and cultural needs..Read more

Ngā tamariki ki ngā ratonga whakaruru tamariki
E piki haere ana te maha o ngā tamariki e tohungia ana kia haere ki ngā ratonga whakaruru tamariki..Read more

Hapu challenges Whangarei harbour dig
Northland hapu Patuharakeke is trying to stop Refining NZ from securing consent to dredge 3.7 million cubic metres of sediment from the entrance of Whangarei Harbour..Read more

Prison vigil as suicide body count rises
Prisoner advocacy organisation People Against Prisons Aotearoa will hold candlelight vigils this evening in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin to memorialise suicide deaths in prisons..Read more

Rally as CPTPPA signing looms
Opponents of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement will make a last ditch attempt to change the minds of politicians with a rally at parliament at noon today..Read more

Tonga trip brings home climate change lesson
Climate Change Minister James Shaw says being in the Pacific is bringing home to him the effects of global warming - and what Aotearoa can expect in future..Read more

New forests legacy of Bola
It's been 30 years since Cyclone Bola tore through the country before stalling over the East Coast and dumping torrential rain for three days..Read more

Hapai puts heat on Heets
Maori public health organisation Hapai Te Hauora is backing a Ministry of Health prosecution of tobacco giant Philip Morris..Read more

Teachers celebrate return to curriculum
Primary teachers union NZEI Te Riu Roa is taking the lead to show how curricula can be used as a basis for assessment and reporting to parents now that National Standards are off the table..Read more

Play offers hope for child abuse action
Playwright Hone Kouka hopes his new play will help people find ways to tackle child abuse..Read more

Kids charity expanding as need grows
The Kids Can charity has marked New Zealand Children’s Day by expanding the number of schools it works with to over 700..Read more

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Benita Tahuri from NRG Rising
A catchy, soulful tune (echoing the popular 1990's style of R&B) by Hamilton's female reggae trio NRG Rising, is to be released on March 16th, under the title 'Take Us High'.
Buddy Mikaere Ngai Te Hapu spokesman
A fundamental finding by the Environment Court that it had no power to require the wreck of the Rena to be removed off Astrolabe Reef will be challenged in an appeal to the High Court. Motiti Island's Ngai Te Hapu Incorporated and Papamoa-based Nga Potiki A Tamapahore Trust have filed the appeal, with the three-day High Court hearing expected to start on June 25.
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Kaikou Marae Te Orewai Ngai Tai Hui A Hapu 24 March 2018 11am Treaty Claims Update Our Treaty Settlement Options Te Orewai Te Horo Trust Updates Hapu Representative Reports General Business
Kate Camp Communications Manager Te Papa
A dramatic and emotionally-charged performance from Auckland artist collective Pacific Sisters welcomed Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern into the new art gallery at Te Papa known as Toi Art.
Kelvin Davis Te Tai Tokerau MP
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Marama Davidson Green Party MP
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
3 Willie Te Aho | Mihini Petipeti Moni
I korero a Tumamao ki a Willie Te Aho e pa ana ki te ngangara e kai nei i nga whanau Maori, a, ko nga mihini petipeti moni.
2 Roihana Nuri | Nga take torangapu
I korero a Tumamao ki a Roihana Nuri e pa ana ki nga take torangapu mai i te hotaka Q and A i te ra nei.
Where do our rates go? With the council, you never know
John Tamihere: Everywhere you look in this country you are slapped by taxes.
What’s gone wrong in the West?
John Tamihere: On one hand, Westies have to be happy with the investment that has gone into New Lynn and Westgate.
What went wrong at Fletcher
John Tamihere: It is extraordinarily important that when a major Kiwi company with the name of Fletcher runs into financial difficulties, we all take notice.
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