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Korero Mai Ki Ahau - Anzac Day, Shane Jones

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:05:12 +1200 | Radio Waatea 603 AM

Parekura Kupenga reminisces and remembers his fallen comrades of years gone by as we all remember ANZAC Day... Shane Jones is leaving parliament. More >>

Maori Television Has Anzac Day Covered

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:33:18 +1200 | Maori Television Service

From Italy to Anzac Cove and back home again, broadcaster honours New Zealand’s fallen in a full-day line up on April 25 More >>

Public Address 23 April 2014 - Jones: The contender leaves

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:39:41 +1200 | Public Address

Like John Tamihere before him, Shane Jones entered Parliament burdened with the promise that he might be first Maori Prime Minister. That promise had probably left him before it emerged yesterday evening that he was walking away from politics, but that's the ...More >>

Ngāti Porou Accord strengthens Crown relationship

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:44:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Crown has signed an Accord with Ngāti Porou in Gisborne, formalising the government’s ongoing commitment to the iwi, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson said today.More >>

Werewolf Edition #47 : ANZAC Day Redux

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:09:50 +1200 | Werewolf

Hi and welcome to the 47th edition of Werewolf, published on the eve of Anzac Day. Its become a cliché to describe Gallipolli as the crucible of this country’s identity, yet hold on...Isn’t our national identity supposed to be bi-cultural...and wouldn’t ...More >>

Iwi concerned over future of country’s oldest wharenui

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:54:51 +1200 | ORA Communications

An East Coast iwi says they are concerned the Crown has not made good on its promise to return their wharenui – the oldest meeting house in the country. “The Government promised to return our wharenui, now they are reneging,” said Willie Te Aho, the ...More >>

Māori Party Celebrates the Courage of the Hīkoi

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:56:20 +1200 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party pays tribute to the thousands of New Zealanders, who ten years ago today, began the march to Parliament known as the Hīkoi of 2004. More >>

Third National Māori Housing Conference set to take place

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:21:25 +1200 | Te Matapihi

Success stories in Māori Housing developments from around Aotearoa will be shared at a National Māori Housing Conference, to be held in Whanganui from May 1-3. Conference hosts the Whanganui Iwi Housing Forum and national umbrella organization Te Matapihi ...More >>

Waka Ama Championships make a splash in Christchurch

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:37:27 +1200 | Waka Ama NZ

Success of New Zealand Post-backed Waka Ama Championships a sign that Waka Ama continues to grow in popularity. More >>

Derek Leask: Media Advisory Re: Nigel Fyfe MOJ Appointment

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:56:03 +1200 | Derek Leask

Derek Leask yesterday 20 April 2014 made the following observations in response to a media enquiry about the recently announced appointment of Mr Nigel Fyfe, currently Deputy Secretary at the Ministry of Justice (Legal and Operational Services and Legal ...More >>

Tariana Turia: Labour doesn’t deserve our vote

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:10:24 +1200 | TVNZ

Maori Party Co-leader Tariana Turia told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that Labour doesn’t deserve the Maori vote. ‘I don’t believe they deserve our vote any more. More >>

Ka Mate, Ka Mate

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:16:15 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Ka Mate, Ka Mate Labour is pleased to support action which will give proper recognition to the now famous Haka 'Ka Mate Ka Mate', said Labour’s Maori Development spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta.More >>

Concerns About Settlement

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:07:46 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Concerns About Settlement New Zealand First has serious concerns about the Te Tau Ihu Claims Settlement Bill and as a consequence voted against the passing of the Bill in Parliament today. “This was an unusual but considered move, but the settlement ...More >>

Waitangi National Trust Board Amendment Bill

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:15:57 +1200 | Maori Affairs Committee

The Māori Affairs Committee is inviting public submissions on this bill. The closing date for submissions is Wednesday, 14 May 2014. More >>

Māori Funds Welcomed; But Caution Needed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:26:00 +1200 | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

The government’s announcement to invest up to $2.5 million a year over the next two years in Māori-led science and innovation has been cautiously welcomed by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM), the country’s only Māori Centre of Research Excellence.More >>

Te Tau Ihu Treaty settlement legislation passed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:18:33 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The House sat for extended hours this morning to pass four bills giving effect to the final deeds of settlement for historical Treaty claims in the South Island. More >>

New Māori rep for Bay of Connections

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:41:25 +1200 | Shine PR

New Māori rep for Bay of Connections The Bay of Connections has appointed Dr Riri Ellis as the new Māori Representative on its Governance Group. Dr Ellis joins Anthony Olsen on the group as its second Māori Business Representative. She is currently ...More >>

Third Reading: Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ka Mate Haka Bill

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:27:28 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Mr Speaker, today we welcome the sons and daughters of Hoturoa, captain of the great Tainui Canoe. Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou katoa. Mr Speaker, nearly two centuries ago the people of Ngāti Toa Rangatira resided at Kāwhia, on Waikato ...More >>

Research announcement welcomed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:40:16 +1200 | University of Waikato

A leading Māori researcher has welcomed the announcement of the 2014 Te Pūnaha Hihiko - Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples. More >>

Labour and National join forces in new Maori confiscations

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:35:15 +1200 | The Maori Party

Chris McKenzie, former-treaty negotiator and Te Tai Hauauru Maori party candidate, says that the Minister of Primary Industries’ plans to remove temporary exemptions for vessel operators derived from settlement negotiations is akin to confiscation ...More >>


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