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Māoriland Film Festival Announces 2016 Programme

Sun, 7 Feb 2016 16:07:05 +1300 | Maoriland Film Festival

Today at Te Rā o Waitangi, Māoriland Film Festival revealed their official programme for 2016. More >>

Minister welcomes interim Tribunal report

Sat, 6 Feb 2016 16:13:37 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister, Te Ururoa Flavell, welcomes the interim Waitangi Tribunal report on Te Ture Whenua Māori. The Tribunal released part of its report last night in response to an urgent hearing held last year. Mr Flavell says he agrees with the ...More >>

Museum of Waitangi set to become a national and visitor Icon

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:28:54 +1300 | Northland Inc

The new Museum of Waitangi, opened today by the Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae, is set to become a national icon and a site of great significance for Māoridom. More >>

Minister shows contempt for Waitangi Tribunal

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 17:23:26 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Māori Development Minister’s decision to release a new version of Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill before the Waitangi Tribunal has prepared its report on whether the previous draft is in line with treaty principles shows a continuing disregard ...More >>

Maori are amongst the biggest beneficiaries of TPP

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 15:51:56 +1300 | Export NZ

In the lead up to Waitangi celebrations and the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership in New Zealand this week, much is being made of Maori opposition to the TPP due to a lack of consultation and a perceived loss of sovereignty, for New Zealand in general ...More >>

Sadness over death of Māori leader

Fri, 5 Feb 2016 11:52:40 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The death of Linda Grennell, a former President of the Māori Women’s Welfare League, marks the end of a lifetime of leadership and service to New Zealand, and Labour sends sympathy to her family at this very sad time, Labour Women’s Issues ...More >>

Gvt plan for Northland targets transport, web, Maori assets

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 17:00:44 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 4 (BusinessDesk) - The government has released a 10-year plan to attract investors and lift economic growth in Northland, a region that perennially underperforms the rest of the country even while being endowed with natural beauty, productive land, ...More >>

Marae site is clean, investigation shows

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 15:04:20 +1300 | Taranaki Regional Council

Work will begin soon on an iconic new urban marae for New Plymouth after a site investigation found no significant contamination resulting from previous activities including oil exploration and production.More >>

Taranaki Students Reducing Maori Health Inequalities

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 13:07:58 +1300 | Taranaki District Health Board

Maori students in Taranaki are gaining valuable work experience throughout secondary and tertiary education and in turn, contributing to the aim of decreasing Maori health inequalities thanks to the Why Ora employment pathways program run through ...More >>

Māori and Pasifika Adult Educators Gather For Hui Fono

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:35:45 +1300 | Hui Fono

Over a hundred and forty Māori and Pasifika adult educators will gather at Te Wharewaka o Pōneke February 24-26 for the annual Hui Fono which offers professional development and networking opportunities for Māori and Pasifika working in the Adult and Community ...More >>

Action plan to help grow Northland

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:19:39 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy have today announced a detailed action plan to invigorate Northland’s economy.More >>

Hokianga Te Tiriti o Waitangi Commemorations Focus on Future

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:16:19 +1300 | Waitangi Tribunal

Hokianga will host a full weekend of Te Tiriti and community focused activities from the 12-14th February as part of their annual commemoration of Hokianga rangatira signing Te Tiriti at Mangungu on the 12th of February 1840.More >>

Māori Fishing Rights Undermined, Māori Party Silent

Thu, 4 Feb 2016 09:09:09 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The government’s newly proposed recreational fishing parks will undermine Māori fishing rights and the Māori Party remains silent on the issue, says New Zealand First.More >>

Scoop Coverage: TPP Signing In Auckland

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 17:11:03 +1300 | Scoop Full Coverage

Press releases, reaction and commentary relating to the signing ceremony for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Deal in Auckland on 4 February 2016.More >>

Maori And Pasifika Excelling at Vanguard

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 12:35:27 +1300 | Vanguard Military School

Vanguard Military School is pleased to be able to release its provisional NCEA results for 2015 as confirmed by NZQA. The school achieved a 93% pass rate at NCEA Level 1, a 100% pass rate at Level 2 and a 93% pass rate at Level 3. All of these results ...More >>

Māoriland Film Festival to Announce 2016 Programme Saturday

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 12:24:29 +1300 | Maoriland Film Festival

Māoriland Film Festival is set to announce it's 2016 programme at Te Rā o Waitangi celebrations in Wellington this Saturday. More >>

New leader for stop Māori child abuse effort

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:40:44 +1300 | Mana Ririki

Tuwhakairiora Williams has been appointed the new chief executive of Te Kahui Mana Ririki Trust – a group formed eight years ago to eliminate Māori child abuse. More >>

Gordon Campbell on the Treaty/TPP overlap, and Iowa

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:38:16 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

The people who point out that we already have investor-state dispute settlement provisions in other trade deals and ‘so far so good, we haven’t had to worry about them’ …man, that is such an absurd argument. When it comes to arms reduction ...More >>

See the original Treaty documents this Waitangi Day

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:36:33 +1300 | Archives New Zealand

Archives New Zealand will be open on Waitangi Day, 6 February, to give visitors the opportunity to view Te Tiriti o Waitangi on the 176thanniversary of its first signing. More >>

Chief Executive Takes up New Role

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 11:19:25 +1300 | Te Ohu Kaimoana

Te Ohu Kaimoana Chief Executive Peter Douglas has tendered his resignation to the board to take up a role with Government. He will be leaving in mid-March. More >>

 

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