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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

Te Matawai surveys flaxroots reo efforts
Maori language promotion agency Te Matawai is asking people who have organised, participated in, or funded activities to support te reo Maori revitalisation to complete an online survey about their efforts..Read more

Tabuteau ousts Mark
New Zealand First's caucus has gone for generational change with the election of Fletcher Tabuteau as its deputy leader, ousting Ron Mark..Read more

Proud westie Simon Bridges National leader
Simon Bridges is the new leader of the National Party, with Paula Bennett confirmed as his deputy..Read more

Maori central to development effort
Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones is keen for Maori in the regions to come up with ways to spend the Labour-NZ First Government's $3 billion Provincial Growth Fund..Read more

Herbs percussionist Tom Nepia dies
A sad day for followers of New Zealand music with the death yesterday of Herbs singer and percussionist Tom Nepia of pancreatic cancer..Read more

Worker voice essential for democracy
Unions hoping the change of Government would give them a lift are warning it will take time and effort to claw back some of the protections workers have lost in the past few decades..Read more

Flimsy CPTPP not up to task
Green MP Marama Davidson says the revised Trans Pacific Partnership is still a bad deal and the Greens can't support it..Read more

Hikurangi gears up for cannabis industry
An East Coast start up is hoping for a law change before the end of the year so it can start on a $160 million contract to supply medicinal cannabis extract to the United States..Read more

Ex-inmates light up with no support
Maori public health body Hapai Te Hauora wants to see programmes to help inmates stay off tobacco once they are released from prisons..Read more

Waikato Council stumps up for pest fence
Waikato Regional Council has agreed to give the Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust $350,000 a year to maintain its 47km predator proof fence..Read more

Ward referendums a veto on indigenous rights
The Green Party is renewing its call to remove the double standard that allows for referendum on the establishment of Maori wards but not other sorts of council voting systems..Read more

Provincial fund a boost for people power
A Northland iwi chair has welcomed an infusion of $17 million into the region from the first round of grants from the $1 billion a year Provincial Growth Fund..Read more

Prison alternative worth reconsidering
Maori legal scholar Moana Jackson says ways to fix New Zealand's increasing imprisonment rate were set out 30 years ago, and he's keen to test those ideas again..Read more

Ratana shine in Aotea kapa haka
Te Reanga Morehu o Ratana turned a home advantage into a winning performance at the weekend, scoring their sixth win in a row in the Aotea regional kapa haka competition..Read more

Waka hourua bound for Chathams
Two of the traditional waka hourua involved in Friday’s Kupe performance to open the NZ Arts Festival are now getting ready to sail to Rekohu - Chatham Islands..Read more

Waka expert to navigate 2019 commemorations
Waka expert Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr has been appointed co-chair of the Tuia 250 committee, which is coordinating commemorations around the country to mark the 250th anniversary of James Cook’s arrival in Aotearoa and the first first meetings between Maori and Europeans.Read more

Prison choice a test for Government
An impending decision on building a new prison is being described as a foreshore and seabed moment..Read more

Panel to consider to Waikato clean up plan
Waikato Regional Council has appointed four of five independent commissioners to hear its Healthy Rivers/Wai Ora: Proposed Plan Change..Read more

Battlers for equity win kudos
Aged care worker Kristine Bartlett has been named New Zealander of the Year for leading the fight for gender pay equality..Read more

Kupe fest celebrated in haka
Wellington’s waterfront will this evening resound to a thousand-strong haka and a 250 member choir welcoming in a fleet of traditional ocean-going canoes..Read more

Claimants sidelined as CPTPP push on
Wai 262 claimants have expressed frustration at way they have been ignored in the push to secure the Comprehensive Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal..Read more

Iwi take lead in reo projects
Tairawhiti iwi are preparing to invest in te reo Maori revitalisation..Read more

Community takes action on unemployment
Employment Minister Willie Jackson says Maori providers are taking a lead in trying to get young Maori off the couch..Read more

Food and mosquito nets priority for Tonga recovery
Last minute donations, including one from Ngati Whatua Orakei, are helping to fill seven containers with relief supplies for Tonga..Read more

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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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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.
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Marama Davidson Green Party MP
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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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