Thursday October 19, 2017   Last updated 16:57PM

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Chance to show love for Black Ferns
Tomorrow’s welcome home event for the world champion Black Ferns is not only a chance to celebrate their winning the Women’s Rugby World Cup for the fifth time but to support their aspirations for the game..Read more

Social workers celebrate positive impact
The Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers says the profession's impact on the lives of New Zealand families and communities is significant and long lasting but often goes unnoticed..Read more

Murihiku pilot for iwi justice
The far south could soon have iwi community panels as an alternative to courts for some offenders..Read more

Alien Weaponry headed for Europe
Waipu band Alien Weaponry is set to take its reo Maori thrash metal to Europe..Read more

Maori housing group offers to fill policy void
Maori housing group Te Matapihi believes the exit of the Maori Party from parliament means it is critical independent advocates such as itself as well as iwi chairs step up..Read more

Atamira crowdfunding to pay new talent
Atamira Dance Company has turned the internet to fund a new dance-theatre work for young Maori dancers..Read more

Te iwi Māori ki roto Whare Pāremata
E whakapono ana te kaiarahi o mua i te roopu Mana Motuhake a Sandra Lee, e tino tika ana kia whai roopu Māori motuhake te iwi Māori ki roto i te whare pāremata..Read more

Whanau Tahi cracks North American market
Waipareira-owned Whanau Tahi has made a critical strategic partnership with an Alaskan Native-owned information technology company..Read more

Labour Maori caucus swells to 13
Labour now has its largest ever Maori caucus..Read more

Papa rejects call to quit regal roles
Maori Party candiate Rahui Papa is rejecting a call for advisors to King Tuheitia to step down over the king's involvement in the election..Read more

Voter discomfort behind Maori Party clean-out
Hauraki Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta says there is a mood for change in the Maori seats that needs to be reflected in a change of Government..Read more

Wahine keen to make impact
South Taranaki wahine will today hear ways they can make change in their communities..Read more

KT always ready with a good yarn
A storyteller whose story has ended..Read more

Persistence pays for budding nurse
An award for nursing students who overcome the odds to succeed has gone to a nurse who puts her upbringing in te ao Maori at the centre of her practice.Read more

Whakatō rākau a Sustainable Coastlines
Kei te whakatō te roopu Sustainable Coastlines i te rua mano rākau harakeke, rākau taketake hoki huri noa i te manga o Ngakoroa me te kokoru o Pāhurehure i te whanga o Manukau..Read more

Close race boosts minor party influence
The Maori Party’s Tamaki Makaurau candidate says minor parties have been poorly served by the media this election..Read more

Harawira counting on first tick
Mana leader Hone Harawira is counting on Labour voters to give him back Te Taitokerau..Read more

Taniwha St tenant challenges crown strategy
Green MP Marama Davidson says a pensioner fighting to stay in her Glen Innes home is a symbol of what’s gone wrong with the National-led Government..Read more

Asthma clinics earn Tiplady tohu
The Nurses Organisation has celebrated the work its members are doing to address problems in the community like eczema and asthma..Read more

Peters queries treaty returns as election narrows
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is skeptical treaty settlements will deliver significant economic and social advances for Maori..Read more

Think tank needed to tackle Maori housing barriers
Maori housing advocacy group Te Matapihi wants the next Government to form a Maori housing finance think tank to tackle what is a persistent barrier to Maori housing..Read more

Peters kāore he hua o ngā whakataunga Tiriti o Waitangi
Kāore te kaiarahi i a Aotearoa Tuatahi a Winston Peters i te tino whakapono, ma te whakatau i ngā tono raupatu i raro i te Tiriti o Waitangi, ka puta he hua-a-ohanga, a-pāpori hoki ki te iwi Māori..Read more

App identifies name fix shortlist
Tauranga, Waikato, Taupo, Manurewa, Rotorua and Whangarei are the names which most urgently need to be fixed on Google Maps, according to Vodafone's Say it Tika! app..Read more

Growing up study cut down by third
Thousands of people have signed a petition calling on the government to restore critical funding to the Growing Up in New Zealand study, which in its first seven years has already given valuable insights into the health and development of Maori and Pasifika children..Read more

Mental health key election issue
Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says mental health has become the big issue to emerge from election campaign..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
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.
How do Maori respond to the next wave of colonisation?
MARTYN 'BOMBER' BRADBURY: Statistics released by Statistics NZ show that the Asian-NZ population will overtake Māori by 2038...
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