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Inaugural Matariki Awards Showcase Māori Success

Thu, 26 May 2016 16:22:49 +1200 | Matariki Awards

Māori Television and Te Puni Kōkiri are delighted to present the inaugural Matariki Awards, an annual event to celebrate and honour extraordinary Māori talent and achievement across a broad range of fields and industries.More >>

Police Involved in Repatriation of Maori and Moriori Remains

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:58:52 +1200 | New Zealand Police

On Friday 27 May, New Zealand Police staff will assist Te Papa with the repatriation of Maori ancestral remains which were traded, collected or taken over 100 years ago. More >>

Massive Mass Quit Smoking Challenge

Thu, 26 May 2016 15:18:30 +1200 | National Maori Tobacco Control Leadership Service

Smoking prevalence remains high amongst people using mental health and addictions services, with a prevailing attitude that they are already under enough stress and smoking is a great way to relieve that stress. This attitude was fostered by a past ...More >>

$10.6 million investment in new technology to support Māori

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:49:03 +1200 | Te Reo Maori Television Trust

Efforts to grow the Māori language through television and digital platforms have received a much needed investment of $10.6 million it was announced today by the Minister for Māori Development Hon Te Ururoa Flavell.More >>

BUDGET 2016: Flavell gets $17.8 mln

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:47:19 +1200 | BusinessDesk

BUGDET 2016: Flavell gets $17.8 mln to get Maori land reform up and runningMore >>

$49m to strengthen Whānau-centred services

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:43:08 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Whānau Ora will receive a $40 million boost of operating funding over the next four years, allowing it to substantially increase the number of whānau it can support, Māori Development and Whānau Ora Minister Te Ururoa Flavell says.More >>

$34.6m boost for te reo Māori

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:42:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 provides $34.6 million of operating funding over four years to support the revitalisation of te reo Māori across key Māori language initiatives. More >>

$17.8m to create Māori Land Service

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:41:49 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Budget 2016 provides $14.2 million to support the establishment of the new Māori Land Service, which is a key element of the current reform of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993.More >>

$40m boost for Whānau Ora

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:36:23 +1200 | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox is thrilled that Whānau Ora will be able to reach an extra 2,500 whānau with the boost of $40m in new funding, announced in Budget 2016.More >>

$4m for extending micro-financing

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:34:29 +1200 | The Maori Party

Budget 2016 has provided $4 million over the next four years to provide greater access to microfinance for whānau. More >>

$4m to commemorate New Zealand Wars

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:32:40 +1200 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is proud to have secured new funding in Budget 2016 to support New Zealand Land Wars commemorations. More >>

$5m to promote Māori voter participation

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:28:23 +1200 | The Maori Party

Budget 2016 provides $5 million over the next four years to increase Māori electoral participation. More >>

$17.9m to support Māori landowners

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:26:49 +1200 | The Maori Party

Landowners of Māori freehold land will benefit from two announcements in this year’s budget. More >>

$34.6m to support te reo Māori revival

Thu, 26 May 2016 14:23:43 +1200 | The Maori Party

Three funds in this year’s Budget 2016 will contribute towards increasing the number of proficient Māori language speakers. More >>

Conference to Shine Light of Hope on Suicide

Thu, 26 May 2016 11:13:34 +1200 | Te Runanga o Ngati Pikiao Trust

Hundreds of indigenous leaders from around the world working to tackle suicide will gather in Rotorua next Wednesday (June 1). More >>

New Exhibition: He Tangata, He Tangata

Wed, 25 May 2016 17:32:09 +1200 | Geoff Wilson Gallery

Gallery open days: Wednesday 10am – 6pm, Thursday and Friday 10am – 4pm. The gallery is also open by prior appointment and will be open on some Saturdays during the exhibition with artists live in the gallery. Please contact the gallery or check ...More >>

First Reading of Whanganui River Settlement Bill

Wed, 25 May 2016 14:27:11 +1200 | Whanganui River Iwi

E rere kau mai te Awa nui mai i te Kahui Maunga ki Tangaroa Ko au te Awa, ko te Awa ko au (The great river flows from the mountains to the sea I am the River and the River is me) The First Reading of Te Awa Tupua (Whanganui River Claims Settlement) ...More >>

Initialling DoS brings $100 million one step closer

Wed, 25 May 2016 14:09:00 +1200 | Te Tira Whakaemi o Te Wairoa

Te Tira Whakaemi o Te Wairoa (Te Tira) has initialled its Deed of Settlement with the Crown at Parliament today, marking a significant step in its Treaty of Waitangi negotiations process.More >>

World-leading Te Awa Tupua bill passes First Reading

Wed, 25 May 2016 14:00:07 +1200 | The Maori Party

E rere kau mai te awa nui. Mai i te kāhui maunga ki Tangaroa. Ko au te awa. Ko te awa ko au. More >>

Two Treaty settlement bills pass first reading

Wed, 25 May 2016 13:57:02 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations 25 May 2016 Media Statement Two Treaty settlement bills pass first reading More >>


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