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Māori farming success recognised

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:03:09 +1300 | Ministry For Primary Industries

The talent on display at this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy competition highlights the vast potential for Māori Agribusiness, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).More >>

Finlayson delivers Crown apology to Ngāruahine

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:11:44 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson today delivered the Crown’s formal apology to Ngāruahine for historical breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi.More >>

Crown delivers historic apology to Ngāruahine

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:12:34 +1300 | Ngaruahine Iwi

Crown delivers historic apology to Ngāruahine Ngāti Waewae hosts Taranaki iwi Treaty Settlement Apology More >>

Govt must be more transparent on investor state clauses

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:24:15 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Government must be more transparent around the draft investor state dispute settlements in the TPPA, says David Parker, Labour’s Export Growth and Trade spokesperson. More >>

Ahuwhenua Trophy finalists announced

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:15:37 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy has congratulated the three finalists in this year’s Ahuwhenua Trophy competition, celebrating excellence in Māori farming. More >>

Maori representation omissions spark complaint

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:34:32 +1300 | Sarah Taylor

A flyer circulated by the Local Government Commission prompted a further complaint to the Auditor General today, this time alleging misrepresentation of the nature and role of the Maori Board and the Regional Planning Committee on the proposed Hawke’s ...More >>

Blakeley Drinking Too Much CIA Kool-Aid

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:20:36 +1300 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The Taxpayers’ Union says that today’s comments by Auckland’s Chief Planning Officer , Dr Roger Blakeley, suggest that he is aloof to Auckland ratepayers' strong objection to the Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) requirements in the Proposed Auckland ...More >>

Support for Cultural Impact Assessments re-stated

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:25:23 +1300 | Auckland Council

Auckland Council has confirmed its support for the Cultural Impact Assessment (CIA) requirements in the Proposed Auckland Unitary Plan. More >>

Celebrating Māori Export Excellence

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 22:00:33 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Te Ururoa Flavell presented Miraka with the inaugural Māori Excellence in Export award He kai kei aku ringa tonight at the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards in Auckland.More >>

Te Huarahi Tika Trust celebrates a successful year

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:05:06 +1300 | Te Huarahi Tika Trust

Te Huarahi Tika Trust is now in its 15th year of investing in 3G spectrum and remains a shareholder in 2 Degrees Mobile on behalf of Māori. In 2000 Te Huarahi Tika Trust secured $5milion dollars from the Crown which the Trust's commercial arm Hautaki ...More >>

Iwi acknowledges Māori language exponent – Materoa Haenga

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:10:17 +1300 | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated sadly acknowledges the passing of nationally recognized Māori language exponent, Materoa Haenga, who died on Wednesday 18 March. More >>

New Māori Language commissioners appointed

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:10:34 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell, has confirmed the appointment of two new board members to Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, the Māori Language Commission. Hinurewa Poutu (Ngāti Rangi, Te Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi, Ngāti Maniapoto) has ...More >>

Maori growers back record result in kiwifruit industry vote

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:48:46 +1300 | Te Awanui

Maori growers back record result in kiwifruit industry vote Kiwifruit grower and post-harvest entity Te Awanui Huka Pak has congratulated growers for turning out in record numbers for the Kiwifruit Industry Strategy Project (KISP) grower referendum. ...More >>

It’s time to put advancement of Ngāpuhi first

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:46:12 +1300 | Tuhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority

In a month that has seen a focus on Northland and its woeful social and economic disparity, we urge the handful of people peddling misinformation about the Ngāpuhi settlement to put the advancement of our people first. More >>

Maoriland Film Festival attracts International Filmmakers

Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:17:04 +1300 | Maoriland Film Festival

Filmmakers step out for NZ’s first International, Indigenous, Industry focused Film Festival 24-29th March 2015 ŌTAKI - Filmmakers from around the world will be arriving in Ōtaki this week ahead of the second Māoriland Film Festival.More >>

On The Nation: Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy

Sat, 21 Mar 2015 17:42:06 +1300 | TV3's 'The Nation'

Criticises Prime Minister John Key for failing to meet with President of the Islamic Associations, Anwar Ghani, about Islamist extremism - it’s not good enough” and “he owes the Muslim community an explanation”.More >>

Kaikohe Hapu Reject Tuhoronuku

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:08:32 +1300 | Te Kotahitanga o Nga Hapu Ngapuhi

Overwhelming opposition to Tuhoronuku negotiating the Ngapuhi Treaty Settlement increases as Kaikohe hapu withdraw their support from the Crown-endorsed process. More >>

Processes actively addressing water quality issues

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:32:37 +1300 | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Regional Council says it is closely involved in a wide range of policies, projects and programmes to address water quality issues at Lake Karapiro and other lakes and waterways.More >>

Māori Party committed to addressing whānau poverty

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 09:19:55 +1300 | The Maori Party

As the only political party in the history of New Zealand politics to establish a Ministerial Committee on Poverty, the Māori Party remains committed to dealing with whānau poverty.More >>

Speech at opening of Te Kooti Rangatahi

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:28:54 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Thank you for inviting me to attend the launch of Te Kooti Rangatahi o Tauranga Moana at Hairini Marae. While crime and the numbers of people appearing in our criminal courts are at their lowest levels since 1978, the reduction has not been as great ...More >>


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