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Writing on wall for Auckland port move
The chair of Auckland Council'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..Read more

Fresh take on Maori history a winner for Harris.
Academic and Waitangi Tribunal member Aroha Harris is the first recipient of the Royal Society's Te Aparangi Early Career Researcher Award in Humanities..Read more

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..Read more

System working as parties talk coalition
Winston Peters says he's on track to know by Thursday night which party New Zealand First leader will support in Government..Read more

Maori option chance to push for eighth seat
It's 150 years today since the Maori seats were established, and Maori political advocacy group Te Ata Tino Toa want to increase their number..Read more

Concrete box wrong place for wayward child
Labour's corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis says a police cell is no place for a 13-year-old, and the police need to try harder in their treatment of young offenders..Read more

Portfolio-less Seymour wants ministerial cut
ACT leader David Seymour says the minister for Maori affairs should be scrapped as part of a reduction in the number of ministerial portfolios..Read more

Tikanga Maori a topic for property law rewrite
The Law Commission wants to know whether tikanga Maori is recognised when relationships end and property is divided up..Read more

Maori seats lag in turnout
Tamaki Makaurau had the lowest turnout of any electorate in the country with just 59.2 percent of voters going into the polling booth..Read more

Quarantine mandate for mumps
A change in immunisation policy more than a decade ago is causing turmoil now with mumps sweeping Auckland..Read more

Policy central in coalition talks
Talks resume in parliament today as New Zealand First tries to work out which party it will support to form a Government..Read more

Tasman preparing for anniversary
Descendants of Ngati Tumatakokiri, the iwi who met Abel Tasman in 1642, will be at Mohua-Golden Bay in December to mark the 375th anniversary of the Dutch explorer's brief encounter with Aotearoa..Read more

New home for Te Tiriti wins prizes
A big thumbs up from the Design Institute for the He Tohu..Read more

Immigration surge shows need for job training
Outgoing New Zealand First MP Pita Paraone says any incoming Government needs to find a recipe for growth that doesn’t rely on unconstrained immigration..Read more

Lifestyle change support needed for stroke fix
Lifestyle change could be the key to reducing the high levels of stroke among Maori..Read more

Ngati Awa shares Te Kupenga battle memory
A recovery of memory and mana is the aim of a commemoration later this month at the site of Te Kupenga Otaramainuku in Te Teko..Read more

Waka taua to lead Passchendaele ceremony
Netherlands-based waka taua Te Hono ki Aotearoa will play a key role in next week’s commemoration in Belgium of the centenary of New Zealand’s involvement in the Battle of Passchendaele..Read more

Memories rekindled for St Joe's reunion
More than 900 former pupils, staff and supporters of St Joseph’s Maori Girls’ College are heading to Napier this weekend for the Maori Catholic boarding school’s 150th anniversary..Read more

Esteemed cultural guide Lewis Moeau dies
Rongowhakaata and the tribes of Turanganui a Kiwa have been dealt a blow this morning with the sudden death of their kaumatua Lewis Moeau, a man who strode two worlds with ease..Read more

Slim pickings at table Maori Party sealed fate
Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern says the Maori Party’s long term relationship with National was a significant factor behind its electoral defeat..Read more

Maori culture on show in California
Maori culture comes to California this month with the Tuku Iho - Living Legacy exhibition set for a 10-day showing at the Rose Room in Venice Beach, Los Angeles..Read more

Maori scholars get career boost
Two Maori scholars are among the 10 early­to mid-career researchers that have been awarded this year’s Rutherford Discovery Fellowships..Read more

Tokoroa shows way for kapai kai
Tokoroa is fighting back against unhealthy school lunches..Read more

Maori key to seismic protest
An environmental campaigner says Maori resistance is key to shutting down the activities of multinational oil explorers..Read more

Bradbrook takes defamation harpoon to Whaleoil
Former Maori tobacco control advocate Shane Bradbrook and public health academics Doug Sellman and Boyd Swinburn have the green light to continue their defamation case against blogger Cameron Slater, public relations advisor Carrick Graham and former National MP Katherine Rich.Read more

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Huhana Lyndon Nominated for Whangarei Byelection
Nominations for the byelection in Whangarei's Denby Ward have been received with 2 nominations.
John Fenwick Chair of Waikite
John Fenwick's links to the Waikite Rugby and Sports Club stretch back to the 1970's when as a 10-year-old he'd help his dad, the then treasurer, count the previous night's bar takings and raffle money.
Phil Anderson Customers Manager Callaghan Innovations
A full house turned out at the Succeed in a Changing World event hosted by Callaghan Innovation and Activate Tairawhiti and designed to inspire innovation.
Glen Katu Maraeroa CE
A South Waikato ginseng producer is ready to approach potential investors to increase its production and exports with the help of funding of up to $40,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
Boyd Broughton from ASH
An updated version of Auckland Council's 2013 Smokefree Policy was presented to the Environment and Community Committee on 17 October and the committee adopted the amended policy and implementation plan.
Mana Party Leader Hone Harawira
Breakfast Host: Dale Husband
Labour Leader Jacinda Ardern
Winston Peters decides the government this afternoon.
3 Wiremu Huta Martin | Te Kupenga Paa
Hei teenei wiki mutunga nei ka whakamauhara taatou i te pakanga nui i tuu ki te paa o Te Kupenga. Kei a Wiremu Huta Martin te roanga o ngaa whakaritenga mo teenei kaupapa
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's remember those who could not survive National's 9 years in office We should be ecstatic. Big money, big corporate farming and big business interest...
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’t enter into a debate with me.
Metiria Turei vs Jian Yang - Compare the media values at work
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: 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.
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