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Public invited to have say on human rights record

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:20:41 +1300 | Ministry of Justice

A draft report on New Zealand’s performance under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights has been released for public comment by the Ministry of Justice.More >>

Ngapuhi Parties Urged to Get Back to the Table

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:27:11 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First backs the call by the Waitangi Tribunal for the dissenting parties within Ngapuhi to sit down and sort their differences out. More >>

Korero Mai Kia Ahau: Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December 2014

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:57:53 +1300 | Radio Waatea 603 AM

Despite the cracking pace set by Treaty Negotiations Minister Christopher Finlayson, National fell short of its 2014 deadline for completing historic Treaty settlements and quietly extended it to 2017. In Kia Korero Mai, Eruera Morgan talks to Waitangi ...More >>

Flavell to push law review to drive Maori agribusiness

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:01:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Maori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell expects to table legislation in the second half of next year to make it easier for Maori land owners to make decisions on land use in an effort to drive agricultural business ...More >>

Decision to transfer ownership of Okaro lake bed to Te Arawa

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:12:00 +1300 | Rotorua Lakes Council

Exactly 10 years after ownership of 13 of the district’s lake beds was signed over to Te Arawa, the Rotorua Lakes Council has resolved to transfer ownership of the Okaro lake bed to Te Arawa Lakes Trust.More >>

New reports show value of growing Māori agribusiness

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:34:33 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has released two reports today showing good progress in developing the potential of Māori agribusiness. “These reports confirm the importance of partnering with Iwi, Māori asset owners, local communities and ...More >>

Forestry opportunities in Maori Agribusiness

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:14:33 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the release of a report highlighting the economic opportunities for forestry through more productive use of Māori freehold land. The report ‘Growing the Productive Base of Māori Freehold ...More >>

Te Arawa partnership decision historic and pragmatic

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:47:11 +1300 | Rotorua Lakes Council

A decision by Rotorua Lakes Council to support in principle an iwi partnership model that would include two Te Arawa representatives on its key standing committees, is both an historic commitment to a genuine partnership with iwi, and a pragmatic acknowledgment ...More >>

The Bicentenary of Beginnings for the Nation

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:42:06 +1300 | Anglican Church in Aotearoa

The history of 200 years ago, including Christmas Day 1814, is being remembered as the first steps towards nationhood for Aotearoa New Zealand with two significant events at Rangihoua in the Bay of Islands. More >>

Te Awarua o Porirua Whaitua Committee appointed

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:45:01 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

A diverse and talented group of people have been chosen to help the Porirua community decide how it wants to care for and manage its rivers, harbours and coastal water into the future.More >>

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori: $2.4m for Māori language

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:07:29 +1300 | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori is pleased to announce that it will soon distribute $2,439,524.00 of Mā te Reo funding to 85 successful applicants. Every year, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori distributes Māori language community funding to whānau, hapū, ...More >>

Descendant of Samuel Marsden speaks at Selwyn Village event

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:12:16 +1300 | Selwyn Foundation

To coincide with the bicentennial celebrations of the introduction of Christianity to New Zealand by the Reverend Samuel Marsden, his great, great, great grandson – also Reverend Samuel Marsden – will speak at Selwyn Village (Point Chevalier, Auckland) ...More >>

New Toi Māori Degree a First for Te Taitokerau

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:04:48 +1300 | NorthTec

NorthTec is launching the Maunga Kura Toi – Bachelor of Māori Arts, which offers undergraduate study in three Toi strands: Raranga (weaving), Rauangi (Māori Visual Arts) and Whakairo (Carving).More >>

Tribunal report confirms iwi ownership of Lake Waikaremoana

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:37 +1300 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party welcomes the long-awaited Waitangi Tribunal report on Lake Waikaremoana released today. More >>

Minister closes down dissent on climate change

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:58:43 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

In a threatening letter to Maori leaders, Minister for Climate Change Tim Groser says he will be requiring future international delegations to toe the party line, Labour’s Climate Change spokesperson Megan Woods says.More >>

Part V of Te Urewera Report Released

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:18:02 +1300 | Waitangi Tribunal

On 15 December 2014, the Waitangi Tribunal released in pre-publication form the fifth part of its report on Te Urewera claims. This part deals with Treaty of Waitangi claims in respect of Lake Waikaremoana, lodged by Tuhoe, Ngāti Ruapani, Ngāti Kahungunu, ...More >>

Victoria University commended for student-focused initiative

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:58:16 +1300 | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s latest academic audit commends the University for a large number of initiatives, particularly those focusing on Māori and Pasifika students.More >>

Call of the marae still strong

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:49:13 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Nearly 400,000 Māori know which of the country’s 800-plus marae is theirs, and most would like to visit more often, according to the first report of its kind from Statistics New Zealand.More >>

NZers gambling less, but problem gambling rates unchanged

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:54:12 +1300 | AUT University

According to the largest New Zealand gambling study in the last 15 years, approximately 23,500 adults are problem gamblers and a further 60,500 adults are at significant risk of developing serious problems.More >>

How many mayors does it take to open a popup shop?

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:45:26 +1300 | YES Whangarei

Not one, but four Mayors will open the Hundertwasser “Headquarters” at 2 James St, Whangarei on Monday 15th December at 1.00pm. Sheryl Mai, current Mayor of Whangarei District Council will be joined by three previous Mayors, Stan Semenoff, Morris Cutforth ...More >>

 

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