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Rūnanga sets example in waterway restoration

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:07:11 +1300 | Enviroment Canterbury

The project manager for a Banks Peninsula rūnanga is encouraging people in central Canterbury to apply for funding dedicated to restoring waterways and native ecosystems. More >>

Māori CoRE selection committee announced

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:34:30 +1300 | Tertiary Education Union

A panel of highly qualified and respected experts has been chosen to undertake the process of selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research. More >>

Māori CoRE selection committee announced

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:34:23 +1300 | Tertiary Education Commission

A panel of highly qualified and respected experts has been chosen to undertake the process of selecting a Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) focused on Māori research. In Budget 2014 the Government committed $5million of funding each year for five years ...More >>

Council endorses Nanaia Mahuta as the next Labour leader

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:54:44 +1300 | Te Kaunihera Maori

Te Kaunihera Māori, the Māori Council of the New Zealand Labour Party, have passed a resolution to endorse the Hon Nanaia Mahuta as the next leader of the Labour Party More >>

Kaumatua to organise petition to end Maori seats

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:51:22 +1300 | David Rankin

Ngapuhi kaumatua David Rankin has announced that he will be organising a nationwide petition to seek support from Maori voters to end the Maori seats. “These seats are patronising”, he says. “They imply we need a special status, and that we ...More >>

Waipareira and ACC sign Partnership

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:13:57 +1300 | Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Waipareira and The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at Whanau Centre, Henderson – marking a special day for the West Auckland Urban Maori organisation.More >>

Regional Council adopts Maori title

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:38:37 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has adopted the Maori title Toi Moana as its official name to co-exist with its English language name. More >>

New Māori Party MP confronts a long-standing dilemma

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:08:40 +1300 | The Maori Party

Māori Party List MP Marama Fox has given careful consideration to whether she will get ejected from the House of Representatives on her first day for wanting to uphold Te Tiriti o Waitangi as a MP during the Commission Opening of the 51st Parliament.More >>

Korero Mai Ki Ahau - Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 October 2014

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:10:28 +1300 | Radio Waatea 603 AM

Te Arawa Iwi Ngati Whakaue has held its first kura reo, focusing on aspects of the language it feels are most important. In Korero Mai Ahau this Saturday, Eruera Morgan talks to tutor Rawiri Waru about what the iwi hopes to achieve and the obstacles ...More >>

1000+ supported by Te Arawa Whanau Ora

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:36:11 +1300 | Te Arawa Whanau Ora Collective

Over 1000 individual whānau members are leading happier, healthier, more successful lives as a result of eight passionate and committed Māori organisations working at the coalface to help whānau find success.More >>

Cultural impact assessments: balance needed

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:59:19 +1300 | Auckland Council Media

“Protecting Auckland’s cultural heritage is a key part of Auckland Council’s job but so is making sure consent applicants don’t find themselves tied up in unnecessary red tape,“says Roger Blakeley, Auckland Council’s Chief Planning Officer.More >>

Maori Contingent at Avondale 100 Years Ago

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:04:50 +1300 | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

17 October 1914 is a significant date on the Maori calendar. One hundred years ago, just a day after the Main Body of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force had sailed from Wellington, 500 volunteers for the Maori Contingent began arriving at Avondale ...More >>

Marae-Based Learning Introduce Maori to Building Trad

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:17:23 +1300 | Eastern Institute of Technology

A joint initiative launched this year by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success in providing Māori trades training on local marae. The first phase in the scheme – a 19-week, full-time, Level 2 construction programme which was based on Hastings’ ...More >>

Maori Wellbeing - Defying the Oxymoron

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:16:07 +1300 | The Maori Party

When Mother Teresa was asked how do you achieve world peace, she said, go home and love your family. More >>

Flavell call for review is bollocks - McVicar

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:11:59 +1300 | Conservative Party

The Justice Spokesman for Conservative Party, Garth McVicar, says it is time Maori stopped blaming others for the fact that more young Maori are committing crime. More >>

Education agreement refreshes commitment

Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:30:53 +1300 | UCOL

Te Puna Matauranga o Whanganui and UCOL have signed an Accord refreshing their commitment to work alongside each other to improve education outcomes for Māori within the Whanganui region.More >>

Mapping workshop led by Google Earth Outreach

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:09:39 +1300 | Te Whare Wananga

Non-profit mapping and technology specialists are being invited to attend the Māori Indigenous Mapping Workshop being hosted in November by Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi. More >>

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa – One United Wānanga

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:42:57 +1300 | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, is strategically realigning its organisation that will see its two legal entities, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa and Open Wānanga Ltd become one united Wānanga.More >>

Songs From the Inside Sings to the World

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:14:54 +1300 | Maori Television

Māori Television is pleased to announce that SONGS FROM THE INSIDE will be launched on Monday at the world's biggest television market, MIPCOM 2014, in Cannes through BBC Worldwide.More >>

Positive Result From Recount

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:31:39 +1300 | MANA Movement

When I applied for a recount of the votes from the Tai Tokerau election, I made it clear that this application was not aimed at overturning the election result, but ensuring that all votes cast by Maori were treated with due respect, regardless of ...More >>


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