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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

Advance voting flushes out unenrolled
The Electoral Commission has put on extra staff to help the large number of people who have wanted to enroll during advance voting..Read more

Tiaki i a Tangaroa
Kei te takahi te Minita i nga take Ahumahi, a Nathan Guy i nga whakaritenga o te ture rawa ika o te tau iwa tekau ma rua, i taana whakatau kia whakawhaaitihia te maha o nga paaua e taea ai e tatou te tango ake i te moana..Read more

Tuhoronuku poll a sham says Tipene
Te Kotahitanga o Nga Hapu Ngapuhi co-chair Pita Tipene is rejecting a poll showing 70 percent of Ngapuhi want mandated negotiating group Tuhoronuku to continue work on the tribe's treaty settlement..Read more

Poor paua process undermines settlement
Te Ohu Kaimoana says the way Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has cut the Total Allowable Commercial Catch for paua breaches the 1992 Fisheries Deed of Settlement..Read more

Mental health top campaign concern
Entertainer turned Opportunities Party candidate Mika Haka says mental health has turned out to be the major issue on the campaign..Read more

Maori part of future cities plan
New Zealand cities need to change, and acknowledging their Maori history and presence is part of it..Read more

Ngai Te Rangi snubs Flavell mediation
Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell says he made an effort to resolve a row between Ngai te Rangi and Hauraki but came up short..Read more

Overseas career wins Ellison Auckland transport job
Experience with multinational transport company Transdev in Europe and Australia has won Shane Ellison from Ngai Tahu and Te Ati Awa to top job in the country's largest transport company, Auckland Transport..Read more

Rautaki a Te Taura Whiri
He rautaki tā te Taura Whiri e kaha ake ai te whai waahi o ngā Pākeha ki Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori kia tipu ai te whakaaro pai me te waiaro pai i waenganui i te marea ki te reo..Read more

Hauraki settlement put off until election done
Tauranga Iwi Ngai Te Rangi has succeeded in its efforts to stall the signing of Hauraki’s deed of settlement..Read more

Labour sets it's sights on ending rheumatic fever
Labour’s Hauraki Waikato candidate Nanaia Mahuta says setting a target for the elimination of rheumatic fever will allow people to hold the politicians to account..Read more

Community backing helps plan for te reo growth
A Taranaki Maori language advocate says Maori language week has been a great opportunity to plan for the year and encourage people to use te reo Maori in their everyday activities..Read more

Te rohe pooti o Tāmaki Makaurau
Kua whakarewahia e te māngai o te RTM ki te rohe pooti o Tāmaki, arā, e Shane Taurima te maha o ngā kaupapa here hei whakatika i ngā raru i roto i te whaitua nui o te motu..Read more

Robot challenge hooks tamariki on science
Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition in Whakatane this week..Read more

Landcorp election offer bad faith
National’s promise to ballot off Landcorp farms to young farmers will be seen as bad faith by the crown if carried through, according to a former associate treaty negotiations minister and hapu leader..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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