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Tough count for Te Arawa Kapa
Twenty one teams, six places..Read more

Christchurch marae opens transitional housing
Christchurch’s Nga Hau e Wha Marae has realized a long standing dream with the opening of six houses on the marae grounds..Read more

Education iwi profiles crown view of success
Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis wants to improve the information available to iwi and hapu on the achievement of their tamariki..Read more

Research strengthens Waipareira negotiating arm
Investing in research and technology is paying off for Te Whanau o Waipareira as it works to improve the opportunities available to west Auckland whanau..Read more

Well being more than health at South Dunedin's Te Kaika
The head of the Otakou Runanga says Te Kaika which opened in Caversham this week is not a health centre but a well being centre..Read more

Whanau reo focus for Matawai fund
Maori language advocates in Te Tai Hauauru are looking to fund projects which will focus on engagement across multiple generations..Read more

Myrtle rust exposes biosecurity lapses
The Maori Biosecurity Network Te Tira Whakamataki says New Zealand could be on the brink of an ecological catastrophe because of failings in the biosecurity system..Read more

Good uptake of online census
Half a million people have already completed the census ahead of the March 6 deadline..Read more

Canterbury option for Maori students
Maori student enrolments at the University of Canterbury are up 11 percent in 2017..Read more

Whakaruruhau pitches for radio putea boost
The Maori affairs select committee has been told Maori radio is the last bastion of public broadcasting in the regions and needs increased support..Read more

Shearing buffs flock to Golden Masterton
Three hundred shearers and wool handlers and wool pressers from arouind the motu - and some from the other side of the world - have descended on Masterton for the 58th Golden Shears..Read more

Waipareira well set for growth
There was good news and no great drama at Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust's annual meeting yesterday, as the west Auckland urban Maori service provider chalked up another successful year..Read more

More tamariki Maori in pre-school
The National Government's focus on increasing participation in the early childhood sector has paid off, with Statistics New Zealand reporting a big increase over the past eight years in the number of Maori and Pacific preschool children using formal childcare..Read more

Arden confident CPTPP passes tiriti test
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is confident the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership won't hinder the crown response to Treaty of Waitangi claims..Read more

Polyfest set to be biggest yet
A record 252 groups from 69 schools have signed up for this year’s ASB Polyfest..Read more

Te Matawai hungry for reo data
Maori language promotion body Te Matawai wants more information on the health of te reo Maori than it can glean from this month’s census..Read more

Enthusiasm as regional plans funded
Employment Minister Willie Jackson says people are starting to see action on the country’s problems instead of talk..Read more

Herbs percussionist a pied piper of whanaungatanga
A great musican and a great family man..Read more

Whakapapa fine but taha Maori in doubt
Labour MP Willie Jackson says there's no question new National Party leader is Maori but his commitment to Maori is still to be proven..Read more

Climate change chance to build bridges
A test for the new National Party leader.Read more

Seepage puts pure spring at risk
A Ngati Tama kaumatua says the Takaka tribe's treaty settlement didn't go far enough which is why it needs to seek extra protection for the world's clearest spring..Read more

Maori leadership dominates NZ parliament
The election of Simon Bridges as National Party leader means six of the eight party leaders or deputy leaders in the New Zealand parliament now have Maori whakapapa..Read more

Land grab petition kicked to touch
Parliament’s Maori affairs select committee has rejected a petition to have an inquiry into the forced acquisition of Maori land under the Public Works Act..Read more

Aspire scholarship scheme axed
Private schools are crying foul at the axing of scholarships that allowed children from low-income and often challenging backgrounds to join their rolls..Read more

Anxiety hampers Maori land use
A University of Auckland researcher says whanau Maori need to face up to their fears if they want to get the best from their whenua..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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