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Karakia helps pave way for mosque post mortems
Relationships formed years ago by the police ethnic services division have paid off as police mobilise to deal with the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings..Read more

Whakatohea hapū reject parallel negotiation process
Whakatohea hapū are asking for negotiations over the Opotiki-based iwi’s claims to stop and a full historical inquiry to be mounted..Read more

Council and hapū ready for Waitara sell-off
New Plymouth District Council has signed an agreement with Manukorihi and Otaraua hapu on how they will work together to manage the proceeds of the sale of Waitara land.Read more

Ihumaatao SOUL hikoi to parliament
MEDIA RELEASE: Following a hugely successful Reclamation Festival at Ihumaatao on the weekend, supporters of the Auckland-based Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) Campaign will march through the streets of Wellington on 12 March, from Te Wharewaka to Parliament.Read more

Festival heightens Ihumatao split
Representatives of the Ihumātao community and Fletcher Building are pushing back after a weekend Reclamation Festival to support a protest against the company’s plans to develop land next to the south Auckland village..Read more

Tuhoe kuia led call for national museum
Flags have been flying at half mast at Te Papa Tongarewa to mark the death of long serving staffer Hema Temara at the age of 71..Read more

Tamihere tests Goff against Labour principles
Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere says incumbent Phil Goff has made it tough for anybody earning under $80,000 to live in the city..Read more

Māori and Pacific scholars explore business, cultural connections in Taipei.
Imagine spending a month in a foreign city, dedicating your time to learning a new language, exploring business opportunities, and discovering the cultural linkages across indigenous cultures and histories..Read more

Joint statement: Fletcher Building and Te Kawerau Iwi Tribal Authority & Settlement Trust.
With regards to the weekend’s ‘Reclamation Festival’ at Ihumatao, Fletcher Residential Limited, the Makaurau Marae Maori Trust Board and The Te Kawerau Iwi Settlement Trust & Tribal Authority, collectively the land owner of the Oruarangi Road SHA site and mana whenua of Ihumatao feel it is appropriate to remind the media that.Read more

Whakatōhea claim delay a chance for reconciliation
Eastern Bay of Plenty is Whakatōhea hopes to use a divisive treaty settlement process as a way to engage and unify its members..Read more

Pressure on mainstream following Whānau Ora report
The head of the North Island Whānau Ora commissioning agency, Merepeka Raukawa Tait, wants to see Governement agencies start to work with Whānau Ora providers to achieve their outcomes..Read more

Taking "Whānau Ora" to the nation in "We Dream"
Media Release: North Island Whānau Ora Commissioning Agency released a national campaign today entitled ‘We Dream’ which is receiving wide support from well-known New Zealand personalities - Black Fern Ruby Tui, Former All Black Israel Dagg, his wife Daisy, All Black Patrick Tuipulotu, Silver Fern Phoenix Karaka, TV Presenter Stacey Morrison, The Cougar Boys and Hurricane star Vince Aso..Read more

Media Statement:Iwi Partnership Heartened by Positive Impact of Whānau Ora
Co-Chairs of Te Taumata (the iwi partnership of Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu), Amoroa (Molly) Luke and Dr Taku Parai, have today expressed their pleasure in receiving a copy of the report, Tipu Matoro ki te Ao, Final Report to Minister for Whānau Ora..Read more

It's time NZ children went on strike to shame adults over climate change inaction
Māori Climate Commissioner, Donna Awatere Huata, says now is the time for Children to shame adults into climate change action..Read more

Media Statement: Te Pūtahitanga o Te Waipounamu welcomes theWhānau Ora Review Panel Report
The Whānau Ora Review Panel has today issued its report on the accountability, transparency and sustainability of the Whānau Ora commissioning approach..Read more

Malcolm Mullholland on Paakiwaha
On the 16th of October 2018 myself, my wife Wiki, along with some 150 women with advanced breast cancer and their whānau and supporters submitted two petitions on the steps of Parliament to fund the drugs Ibrance and Kadcyla, along with a document outlining a request for an inquiry into PHARMAC..Read more

Vote ban extra blow for Māori
A justice reform advocate says denying prisoners the right to vote is an ongoing breach of their human rights and is a particular attack on Māori..Read more

Tamihere mayoral stand a test of character
Auckland mayoral candidate John Tamihere says the country’s largest city is ready for a Maori mayor..Read more

Fine print keeps cancer drug from wāhine
Women struggling with breast cancer are challenging the health and Māori affairs select committees to deliver on a promise to review the activities of drug buying agency Pharmac..Read more

La-Verne King to sit on district court
Tai Tokerau lawyer La-Verne King has been appointed as a District Court Judge in Northland..Read more

Hapū champion wants a hapū led co-design
There’s a call for the crown to fund Ngāpuhi hapū to come up with a new model for negotiating the tribe’s treaty settlement..Read more

Journey to the First Light Begins
Ngati Porou Holding Company Ltd is pleased to be launching for the first time, the tourism experience, Maunga Hikurangi - Journey to the First Light..Read more

Christmas finance offers dress up danger as opportunity
Flyers arriving in mailboxes encouraging Kiwis to “entertain now, pay later” are fuelling the pressure to spend at Christmas, even if it means racking up debt..Read more

Ngai Tai Rangitoto interests trump Fullers
Ngāi Tai ki Tamaki could be a step closer to developing its tourism business on Rangitoto and Motutapu after the Supreme Court overturned concessions issued by the Department of Conservation..Read more

Marae tikanga softens Christmas parcel wait
The bouncy castle has come out at Ngā Whare Waatea as the marae moves into the second week of its Christmas package giveaway with the Auckland City Mission..Read more

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A Mass surveillance response would be unacceptable
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: There are already murmurs being made that the GCSB, SIS and Police need mass surveillance powers to combat the extremism that erupted so violently towards Muslims in Christchurch last week.
White supremacy and terrorism
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The pain exposed in this dreadful atrocity against out Muslim whānau is too painful to process.
Why I'm taking my daughter out of school today
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: I'm taking my 9 year old daughter to the climate protest today, which means she's wagging a day from school.
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