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Minister to host forum for ethnic communities

Thu, 28 May 2015 14:03:57 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga will hold an evening community forum for residents of central Auckland tomorrow. More >>

Touring Screen and Healing Arts to Aotearoa

Thu, 28 May 2015 09:38:27 +1200 | Jenny Fraser

Screen artist Jenny Fraser is an invited guest artist in Aotearoa New Zealand as a presenter for the Healing Screen Arts Lab in Auckland and at the Wairoa Maori Film Festival in Nuhaka. Her featured animated work is a manifestation of an Aboriginal ...More >>

Collaborative whānau approach to help women

Wed, 27 May 2015 17:17:12 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Consultation on a report highlighting the importance of whānau and the community in preventing violence has been completed with positive results. More >>

Smokefree campaign tunes into Maori and Pasifika

Wed, 27 May 2015 14:10:28 +1200 | Auckland Regional Public Health Service

The drive over the decade to the nation’s Smokefree 2025 goal must see more smokefree programs tailored to help Maori and Pasifika quit smoking, according to the Auckland Regional Public Health Service.More >>

Govt leaves Maori and domestic violence victims stranded

Wed, 27 May 2015 12:27:18 +1200 | Green Party

The Government’s closure of Relationships Aotearoa creates a worrying gap in the provision of specialist counselling services to Maori and domestic violence victims and perpetrators, the Green Party said today. “By shutting down Relationships Aotearoa, ...More >>

Consultation hui on Māori land law announced

Wed, 27 May 2015 10:20:43 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Changes that make it easier for Māori land owners to use and develop their whenua will be the focus of discussions at 23 regional consultation hui announced today by Māori Development Minister, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell.More >>

Comments sought on Takapūneke Reserve

Tue, 26 May 2015 17:12:52 +1200 | Christchurch City Council

Comments sought on Takapūneke Reserve Christchurch City Council wants public input into a plan that could help make Banks Peninsula's Takapūneke Reserve a National Reserve. The Council is currently seeking written suggestions to help draft a Reserve ...More >>

Maori Party Labels One Man, One Vote Supporters as Racist

Tue, 26 May 2015 15:15:26 +1200 | Democracy Action

The Maori Party’s approach of bullying and intimidation against those who have stood up for one person, one vote, in Rotorua, is a dishonourable act by Members of Parliament that should know better. Democracy Action, a pressure group which champions ...More >>

Auckland Rugby League

Tue, 26 May 2015 15:11:46 +1200 | Auckland Rugby League

Auckland head coach Richie Blackmore has today named his side to face the New Zealand Maori Residents on May 30. More >>

Rotorua District Council leads on Māori representation

Tue, 26 May 2015 13:54:58 +1200 | The Maori Party

Rotorua District Council leads the way on Māori representation “Racism has been defeated by fairness, justice and reason today,” said Māori Party co-leader and Waiariki MP Te Ururoa Flavell in response to Te Arawa winning their battle for better ...More >>

Te Arawa partnership model a step closer

Tue, 26 May 2015 11:06:53 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Councils around New Zealand have an opportunity to improve their consultation with Iwi Māori by following Rotorua District Council’s Te Arawa Partnership Model, Labour’s Māori Development spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says.More >>

Settlement and iwi unity overwhelmingly important to Ngāpuhi

Tue, 26 May 2015 10:37:02 +1200 | Te Ropu o Tuhoronuku

The settlement of historical Te Tiriti Waitangi grievances and iwi unity are growing in importance to Ngāpuhi, says a Horizon Research survey report released on 24 May. More >>

Waitangi signing commemorated 175 years on

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:40:21 +1200 | Horizons Regional Council

A Rangitikei River stone monument commemorating a significant Treaty of Waitangi signing site has been unveiled at Tangimoana. More >>

Integrated approach needed for Māori economic development

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:20:14 +1200 | Te Whare Wananga

Business and asset development, employment opportunities and wealth creation must contribute to Māori well-being, according to iwi at the launch of a Māori economic development research report in Whakatāne.More >>

Special Screening: Prisoner T

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:09:59 +1200 | Wairoa Maori Film Festival

A special screening of CONFESSIONS OF PRISONER T will take place at the Wairoa Maori Film Festival, Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka, this Sunday. More >>

Horizons of Insight Seminar

Tue, 26 May 2015 09:00:23 +1200 | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

The third of our Horizons of Insight seminars for 2015 is being held tomorrow, Wednesday 27th May, at Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland. More >>

Manurewa Marae programme gains double award nomination

Mon, 25 May 2015 16:10:33 +1200 | Foundation North

Taiohi Whai Oranga, an innovative Marae-based programme in Manurewa, is a finalist in two awards ceremonies focusing on youth leadership and community impact. More >>

Judd and Fox presenting at Māori Governance Hui

Mon, 25 May 2015 15:52:29 +1200 | Maori Council

New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd and Māori Party Co-leader Marama Fox are the latest to join an exciting line up of speakers and presenters attending this weekend’s Te Tatau Pounamu Maori Governance and Representation Conference in Palmerston North.More >>

Return of ancestral remains welcomed

Mon, 25 May 2015 12:29:23 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister, Hon Te Ururoa Flavell, today attended a pōwhiri at Te Papa to receive ancestral remains returned from an Austrian museum including the remains of a high ranking child taken from its burial cave more than 100 years ago.More >>

New role focuses on University’s Māori development

Mon, 25 May 2015 11:06:45 +1200 | Lincoln University

Ben Matthews is passionate about Māori development and helping Māori reach greater heights in the education and agribusiness worlds. A descendant of Ngāpuhi, Tauranga Moana and Ngāti Porou, he is the new Māori Development Coordinator for Lincoln ...More >>


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