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NZIFF Selects Tuhoe Tame Iti Film

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:27:39 +1200 | Kiriata Films

Screening in Auckland on July 19 & 22 and Wellington August 4 & 5 THE PRICE OF PEACE, a powerfully moving documentary by investigative journalist Kim Webby is having its World Premiere in the New Zealand International Film Festival on July ...More >>

Winston Peters’ 100 Days judged a failure by Ngapuhi

Tue, 7 Jul 2015 09:14:44 +1200 | David Rankin

Winston Peters’ 100 Days judged a failure by Ngapuhi There were high hopes among Maori in Northland when Winston Peters won the bi-election in the electorate earlier this year and became its MP. However, after the first 100 days as a representative ...More >>

Poroporoaki for Te Iria Whiu

Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:36:53 +1200 | The Maori Party

The Maori Party grieves today at the passing of an outstanding educator, a beloved kuia of Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Ahi, a treasured mother and grandmother, Te Iria Marama Whiu.More >>

AIA Marae DIY Presents Mokonuiarangi Marae Renovation

Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:47:00 +1200 | Alexander Communications

UTAKURA VALLEY, 6 July 2015 – They say it’s the people who make a place special, and that could not be truer for those close to Mokonuiarangi Marae. With the beloved marae’s recent renovation, the Utakura Valley community experienced this more than ...More >>


Sun, 5 Jul 2015 19:21:29 +1200 | The Maori Party

The Maori Party grieves today at the passing of an outstanding educator, a beloved kuia of Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Ahi, a treasured mother and grandmother, Te Iria Marama WhiuMore >>

Festival of words and ideas returns to Raglan

Sat, 4 Jul 2015 20:34:49 +1200 | Raglan Readers and Writers Festival

Word Café Raglan is set to brighten the end of winter for Raglan residents and visitors, with a stellar line-up of New Zealand writers, illustrators, photographers and other book-related people. More >>

Time for Sonny Tau to Go

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 16:27:08 +1200 | Rudy Taylor

Raniera (Sonny) Tau should resign immediately from all positions of responsibility, after being charged for allegedly hunting and possessing protected Kereru, says Te Kotahitanga o Nga Hapu o Ngapuhi co-chair Rudy Taylor. Mr Taylor says “the concept ...More >>

The rise of Māori academic achievement in mental health

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 16:09:25 +1200 | Massey University

The phenomenal success of a groundbreaking programme to develop Māori Health professionals has been celebrated at a special hui in Auckland today. More >>

Minister encourages submissions on Māori land reform

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 15:20:57 +1200 | New Zealand Government

While the consultation hui on the exposure draft of the Ture Whenua Māori Bill have now been completed, there is still a month to go before submissions close on 7 August. More >>

Special Screening of Umbrella Man to Grace Urban Marae

Fri, 3 Jul 2015 09:12:33 +1200 | Wairoa Maori Film Festival

The Wairoa Māori Film Festival will provide a special screening including guest cast and crew at Tātai Hono marae in Auckland today at 2 pm. More >>

New Chair and Commissioners for Māori Language Commission

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 17:22:04 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Māori Development Minister is pleased to announce that Dr Wayne Ngata has been appointed as the new Toihau of the Māori Language Commission. More >>

Free Arapū (Māori alphabet) App launched Thursday 2 July

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 08:11:56 +1200 | Kapohia Limited

In anticipation of Māori Language Week, and just in time for school holidays, Kapohia Ltd has released an app, “ Arapū ". More >>

New and Emerging Māori Digital leaders converge in Auckland

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 07:49:58 +1200 | Karaitiana Taiuru

Organisers of the Māori Meet Up sub session of Net Hui in Auckland 8-10 July are encouraging Māori and those interested in Māori digital space to attend the free day event and hear from new and emerging digital leaders.More >>

Taumata welcome Marita Ranclaud

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:47:27 +1200 | Te Taumata o Ngati Whakaue Iho Ake Trust

Te Taumata o Ngati Whakaue Iho Ake Trust is pleased to welcome Marita Ranclaud who joined the trust today as the Manager for Excel Rotorua. More >>

Christchurch Māori health researcher on HRC board

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 15:16:31 +1200 | University of Otago

Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama (Ngāti Kahungunu) from the University of Otago, Christchurch has been appointed to the Health Research Council’s Board and to the position of Chair on its Māori Health Committee, replacing Professor Linda Tuhiwai ...More >>

Ngati Hine Stance

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 11:28:30 +1200 | Ngati Hine

Many people have asked me to speak up on Ngati Hine's position in the wake of recent events regarding Sonny Tau and questions about his conduct and ability to continue to lead Ngāpuhi in any capacity. Our position is no different now from that prior ...More >>

NZ’s Biological Heritage Challenge projects announced

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 10:37:39 +1200 | Landcare Research

Projects to tackle three of the biggest environmental issues facing New Zealand are about to get underway. More >>

Statement by Te Runanga-a-iwi o Ngapuhi

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 10:02:25 +1200 | Nga Taitamariki ki o Nga Puhi

Te Runanga-a-iwi o Ngapuhi board met yesterday, and recommitted to going forward to achieve its vision: Kia tu Tika ai te whare tapu o Ngapuhi – that the sacred house of Ngapuhi stands firm. More >>

Māori Party celebrates free doctors visits for under 13's

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:34:34 +1200 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud that from tomorrow, all whānau will be able to take their babies and children under 13 to the doctors for free and get free prescription medicines. More >>

Statement by Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:26:13 +1200 | Tuhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority

An extraordinary meeting of Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority (Tūhoronuku IMA) last night confirmed the appointment of Deputy Chair, Sam Napia as Acting Chair. Moana Tuwhare was elected Deputy Chair.More >>


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