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Tokoroa on alert as coronavirus cluster expands
There will be COVID-19 testing stations in Tokoroa over the weekend to pick up whether there are any more cases linked to the Auckland community cluster..Read more

Māori Party raises level 4 alarm
The Māori Party wants to be included in a cabinet of national unity to manage the COVID-19 crisis..Read more

Blocks to Māori voting challenged
Two Massey University Māori politics educators are questioning whether the Electoral Commission has fixed problems identified during the 2017 general election..Read more

Waipareira sets up portside COVID check
Te Whānau o Waipareira has opened a COVID testing clinic at Jellicoe Wharf..Read more

Councils struggle with Māori representation
Taranaki Regional Council has voted to go to wider consultation on Māori representation, meaning it won’t be able to have a Māori seat before 2025..Read more

Civil Defence widens safety net
Civil defence groups in Auckland, Northland and Waikato are mobilising to deal with whatever is thrown up by the return to COVID-19 restrictions..Read more

Media Release: Maori Must Move To Level 4
Media Release: Māori must move to Level 4 Lockdown and the borders must be closed for the next 14 days.Read more

Northland Regional Council takes GMO stand
Environmentalists are applauding Northland Regional Council's move to tighten up the use of genetic engineering..Read more

O'Regan picked for CORE role
Ngāi Tahu educator Hana O’Regan has been appointed chief executive of CORE Education, a national provider of professional learning to teachers as well as to government, corporates and other organisations..Read more

Media Release: Record testing numbers in Auckland, Central City CTC to move to Eden Park
Wednesday 12 August was a record day for testing in Auckland with more than 7,800 tests now registered by the city’s laboratories. This number continues to increase as the laboratories register and process the swabs taken yesterday..Read more

Greenpeace wants bottles added to plastic ban
Greenpeace wants the Government to go further on plans to phase more single-use plastics..Read more

Better cancer screening call from Māori health inquiry
Parliament’s Māori Affairs Committee is calling for an equity positive lung cancer screening programme to address disproportionate mortality rates among Māori with the disease..Read more

Quarantine mandated for COVID cases
All cases of COVID-19 will be moved to a managed quarantine facility as health officials try to get on top of an outbreak of community transmission..Read more

COVID funding for Raukūmara forest recovery
The Minister of Conservation says for those in Wellington it has been the forgotten forest, but her department will now support tribal efforts to restore the Raukūmara forest on the East Coast..Read more

Rotorua COVID-19 alert - List of places
Media release | Pānui pāpāho - Rotorua COVID-19 alert - List of places.Read more

Tertiary stars recognised
A record five teachers have been recognised in the kaupapa Māori category of this year’s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award..Read more

Checkpoints turn back city escapees
Be patient, be kind, and don’t try to escape the city..Read more

Media Release: Three Waikato effluent cases result in fines
Three separate court cases against Waikato farmers have found they each unlawfully discharged farm effluent into the environment..Read more

National calls for timeout as polls show rout
The National Party is calling for the election to be delayed as the country waits to find out the extent of a community outbreak of COVID-19..Read more

Ihumatao occupation fails treaty test
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters says he’s standing up for traditional Māori values in blocking a quick resolution of the Ihumātao stand-off..Read more

Media Update: Fifteen COVID-19 Auckland Community Testing Centres
Two additional pop-up Community Testing Centres (CTCs) will open in Henderson and Airport Oaks on Thursday 13 August, bringing the total number of pop-up and permanent CTCs in Auckland to 15..Read more

Media Release: Dr Hana O’Regan steps into Tumu Whakarae role at CORE Education
CORE Education, a learning-focused social enterprise, welcomes Dr Hana O’Regan (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha) as their Tumu Whakarae (CEO). She takes up her new position in mid-September..Read more

Queues as COVID fears resurface
There were long queues around COVID-19 testing stations in Auckland today as people rushed to check whether their symptoms.
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Election delay off Green diet
Greens co-leader James Shaw sees no need to delay the election despite the outbreak of COVID-19 in the community..Read more

Mussell farms not so golden for bay locals
A South Island environmental group says its opposition to mussel farms at Golden Bay is falling on deaf ears..Read more

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MAGAtanga conspiracy theory politics is here
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: The maskless protests in Whangārei organised by Conspiracy groups who believe the Covid Virus is some type of bioweapon spread by 5G to bring about a Shadowy World Government is testament to how politically disenfranchised those abused by the State have become.
Dr Rawiri Taonui 14 August 2020 |The Covid Resurgence in Auckland
Dr Rawiri Taonui: During an interview with Waatea News on 15 July, this writer predicted a second wave of Covid-19 in New Zealand ‘probably within a month’.
Willie Jackson is right - Oranga Tamariki is out of control
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: His comments on The Hui over the weekend come on the heels of yet another damning report into Oranga Tamariki's uplifts.





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