max
°
min
°
Location:
COLOR-Waatea logo 2016-final

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am
Ed Sheeran

Colonial thinking hold back Maori housing action

Share to Email
Share to RSS
Share to Print

Associate Housing Minister Marama Davidson says a properly resourced Māori strategy is essential for getting on top of New Zealand’s housing and homelessness crisis.

The Greens co-leader spoke at last week’s National Māori Housing conference in Heretaunga and says iwi and Māori community organisations are champing at the bit to increase their involvement in housing.

She says there is no shortage of Māori coming up with visions and plans, but the pūtea has not been forthcoming.

"I know there is general willingness across the housing ministers to break through those barriers and give the support needed but the challenge is to do away with entrenched thinking that is colonial that exists still in agencies and crown that doesn't trust Māori to do better," Ms Davidson says.

Copyright © 2021, UMA Broadcasting Ltd: www.waateanews.com

TMP2
flu vaccine campaign
NLC - One More Try - (feat Stanley T) [Official Video]
OPINION: Fair Pay Agreements will do more to lift Maori wages than any other policy
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: While the PSA and CTU attack the Labour Government over freezing 100k gold plated bureaucrat wages, the big story last week was the announcement of the Fair Pay Agreements which will effectively see universal union membership.
Dr Rawiri Taonui Covid Maori | Seven Variants in New Zealand and Low Rate of Maori Vaccination
The world has delivered more than 1.15 billion vaccines as countries race to inoculate populations against Covid-19.
OPINION: National's scream of segregation vs my Maori journey as a Pakeha
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The National Party are attempting to race-bait by describing the Māori Health Authority as 'segregation'.
0
TMP2
           

Submit

Glossary

 

Subscribe

Enter your email address to receive regular updates from Waatea News.
  • fb

On Air Now
Radio Waatea

07:00am - 10:00am