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Tauranga Eastern Link’s 130m long pa sculpture takes shape

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:41:08 +1200 | NZ Transport Agency

A 130m long pa sculpture, set to become one of the largest public artworks on display in New Zealand, is taking shape alongside the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL). More >>

Whānau Ora provides X-factor in new initiatives

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:33:06 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Whānau Ora Minister is thrilled to see the South Island’s Whānau Ora commissioning agency support education and employment programmes. Te Pūtahitanga ki Te Waipounamu has invested in the trades training apprenticeship initiative He Toki ki te Mahi ...More >>

#OSOS2015 Learn from centuries of OS experience? Ask Maori

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:43:35 +1200 | New Zealand Open Source Society

Operating open is a practice, not just a process, and Maori have got it dialed. Look to Matauranga Maori (wisdom) for your tips, says Chris Cormack. @ranginui #OSOS2015 More >>

Mt Eden Access Debate Descends into Lunacy

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:51:54 +1200 | Affordable Auckland

Mt Eden Access Debate Descends into Lunacy “If the idea of banning vehicles from the Mt. Eden summit doesn’t sound crazy enough, then listening to the members of the Maunga Authority discuss the practicalities of such a move verges on lunacy.” ...More >>

South Island commissioning agency proud of Whenua Kura

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:10:03 +1200 | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

South Island Commissioning Agency Board Chair, Norm Dewes, is thrilled that the Minister for Whānau Ora, Te Ururoa Flavell, is making his second trip to Christchurch in the space of a week, to launch two new initiatives which have received Whānau ...More >>

Māori Affairs Minister Urged to Stop Holmes Farm Sale

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:44:35 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First wants the Minister for Māori Development to seek an injunction against the Māori Education Trust to block the sale of the former Holmes Farm – Mapuna Atea.More >>

Māori Party letter to the Australian Prime Minister

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:24:40 +1200 | The Maori Party

Tēnā koe Hon Tony Abbott, We write to you to voice our condemnation at the forced closure of Aboriginal communities in Australia as a result of your government’s policies. We ask that your government honour its obligations to Australia’s First ...More >>

Lizzie Marvelly joins Massey’s latest graduates

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:25:58 +1200 | Massey University

Singer-songwriter Lizzy Marvelly will join Massey University’s latest list of graduates when she crosses the stage on Thursday to receive a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology. More >>

Intense Programme of Hapū Activity Ahead

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:45:27 +1200 |

Ngāpuhi hapū are involved in an intense period of activity over the coming weeks in preparation for the start of the historic Ngāpuhi settlement negotiations with the Crown later this year. More >>

“Taniwha Tax” culturally wrong and easily solved

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:38:13 +1200 | David Rankin

“Taniwha Tax” culturally wrong and easily solved – says Maori academic As developers and property owners face thousands of dollars in fees for Maori "cultural impact assessments" on thousands of sites across Auckland, a Maori academic says there ...More >>

Maori left out of water debate for far too long

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 09:25:06 +1200 | TVNZ

Maori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell told TV One’s Q+A programme “the notion that Maori will come over the hill and take away somebody else's rights is silly.” More >>

Apprenticeship scheme launched

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:29:01 +1200 | He Toki ki te Rika

The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in Christchurch this evening. More >>

Digital Storytelling for Entrepreneurs

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +1200 | Kiwa

Māori Development Minister Hon Te Ururoa Flavell helped celebrate the achievements of five Māori entrepreneurs in Manukau yesterday who are about to hone their digital marketing skills.More >>

Many faces gather to examine the future judging system

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:37:30 +1200 | Te Matatini

Close to a 100 people including judges and group leaders from NZ and Australia gathered at a hui in Rotorua this weekend to discuss and review judging processes used at Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival. More >>

Managing Waituna into the Future

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:28:43 +1200 | Environment Southland

A vision for the Waituna catchment and lagoon has been suggested in a draft Strategy and Action Plan to help guide and coordinate work in the area over the next 10 years. More >>

Te Papa seeks musical Matariki stars

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:38:41 +1200 | Te Papa

Put down your air guitar and pick up the real thing. Te Papa launches a nationwide search for four sensational musicians today as part of its 2015 Matariki celebrations. Te Papa is inviting musicians to compose and perform an original waiata themed around ...More >>

Thursday Sports Night Kicks Off Soon on Māori Television

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:40:03 +1200 | Maori Television

Whether you’re into fishing, rugby, netball or hunting, Māori Television has something for every armchair sports fan in its new season of Thursday sports nights, starting April 30. More >>

Candidates keen to hear voices of Ngāti Maniapoto whānau

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:23:44 +1200 | Maniapoto Maori Business Network

Providing a platform for Ngāti Maniapoto voices worldwide is the primary motivation behind launched today by a group of candidates contesting this year’s Maniapoto Māori Trust Board elections.More >>

Ngai Tai Ki Tamaki Rule Out Taniwha Tax

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:04:08 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers Union is welcoming comments by James Brown, Chairman of Ngāi Tai Ki Tāmaki, indicating that spiritual elements will not be included in Cultural Impact Assessments provided by his iwi. Yesterday the Taxpayers’ Union launched its briefing ...More >>

Fund to support collaborative indigenous arts projects

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:30 +1200 | Creative New Zealand

Māori artists working collaboratively with other indigenous artists are being invited to apply for support from Creative New Zealand’s International Indigenous Artform Exchange Fund.More >>


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