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Push to mend gaps in measles resistance
A south Auckland doctor says it’s essential to cut down the risk of another measles epidemic, especially in the time of COVID..Read more

Ngapuhi finds bar in fisheries reform plan
With a new Government meaning changes to the Māori Fisheries Act may now move forward, Ngāpuhi is trying to block one of the reforms it unleashed..Read more

Paul Morgan set for hall of fame
A leader in Māori tribal enterprise has been selected for inclusion in the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame..Read more

Tee off for tikanga a golf wananga bonus
New Zealand Māori Golf and New Zealand Golf are teaming up to get more rangatahi on the greens..Read more

Tributes paid to public service pou Liz Munday
An innovative community-based solution to a lockdown problem has been remembered at a tangi in Wellington..Read more

Tough to win trimmed down league tournament
The New Zealand Māori Rugby League Tuakana tournament will be held in Rotorua this weekend without whanaunga from across the ditch..Read more

BNZ taps event organiser Blair for Maori role
The Bank of New Zealand has appointed Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei’s Rēnata Blair as its head of Māori sector and relationships..Read more

Battle names bring home purpose of debating chamber
New ACT MP Nicole McKee has had an emotional start to her new career as a parliamentarian..Read more

Coal mines and oil wells missing from Ngāti Maru settlement
The negotiator for Taranaki tribe Ngāti Maru says trustees now have a strong mandate to move ahead with settlement..Read more

High Court sets rules for RMA iwi contests
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has welcomed a High Court judgment over how the Environment Court should weigh competing iwi interests in Resource Management Act consents..Read more

Tale of Takitimu inspires Atamira
Atamira Dance Company is getting back on the boards for its only public performance of 2020..Read more

Sealord changes market mix as pandemic bites
Sealord is expecting a tough year as it rejigs its business to deal with the coronavirus pandemic..Read more

Name changes but attacks on whanau Maori continue
The president of the Māori Women’s Welfare League says problems with child protection systems go back long before Oranga Tamariki and pose fundamental questions abut the way the state interacts with Māori and their children..Read more

Rent to bless scheme offers path to home
A Kaikohe group believes it has found an affordable way to address the region's crippling housing shortage..Read more

Ngati Maru keen to settle
Ngāti Maru members have voted overwhelmingly in support of the settlement of their historic claims..Read more

Teachers trained to use more reo in schools
The Ministry of Education is looking for providers to help roll out a nationwide programme to increase the te reo Māori capability of the education workforce..Read more

Son reveals all in Howard Morrison bio
The whanau of Sir Howard Morison want his story on the silver screen..Read more

Special votes probably bad news for Dr Reti
A long term political activist and observer believes Shane Reti is set to lose his Whangārei seat..Read more

Sealord crew COVID outbreak shows system working
Sealord chief executive Doug Paulin is confident most of its Russian and Ukranian crew will get through managed isolation without contracting COVID-19..Read more

New Plymouth development includes pa restoration
The restoration of an historic pā is included in the redevelopment of a former fertiliser plant at the north east entrance to New Plymouth..Read more

Maniapoto teams with councils on community problems
The chair of the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board says the relationship between the board and local councils has lockdown was strengthened significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic response..Read more

Culture first step for rehabilitation
A former inmate who teaches a tikanga programme at Otago Corrections Facility has received a Te Putanga Toi Arts Access Award for his mahi..Read more

Face time laid ground for Labour East Coast win
East Coasters are celebrating having three wāhine Māori representing them in parliament..Read more

Flag waver boost to Green Maori caucus
One of the Greens' new Māori MPs says he’s looking forward to taking some of the load off co-leader Marama Davidson in front-footing kaupapa Māori issues..Read more

Push Oranga Tamariki Out of the Equation Māori Know What Works for Their Own
In its urgent claim before the Waitangi Tribunal inquiry into Oranga Tamariki, the National Urban Māori Authority says a ‘Mokopuna Authority’ should replace Oranga Tamariki..Read more

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Dr Rawiri Taonui Election 2020 | Labour, the Greens and Kaupapa Maori
Dr Rawiri Taonui: Labour has stormed into government with a 29-seat triumph over National in the third-largest margin by any political party since the Liberals defeated all others with a 36-seat majority in 1905.
Why diverting Oranga Tamariki funding to a Maori Authority isn't good enough!
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: If the only solution that we arrive at with the mutation that is Oranga Tamariki is to divert funding to a Māori Authority to run, then we have failed miserably in this crucial debate.
Why the factions inside Labour matter more than ever in a Majority Government
Martyn 'Bomber' Bradbury: One of the most interesting changes with a majority Government is the re-emergence of the importance of the factions inside a Party.





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