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Goodhew: Surrender of Parengarenga Lease

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 17:09:36 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Ko ahau te Minita Tuarua o Manatū Ahu Matua i te haepapa mo nga ngaherehere. More >>

Bringing Māori arts home to Northland

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:48:41 +1300 | NorthTec

Prominent Māori artist Kura Te Waru-Rewiri is looking forward to the launch of NorthTec’s newest degree programme. More >>

Agreement in principle signed with Ngāti Tūwharetoa

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:31:53 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Crown has signed an agreement in principle with Ngāti Tūwharetoa towards settling their historical Treaty of Waitangi claims, Minister for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations Christopher Finlayson announced today. Ngāti Tūwharetoa is a large iwi of around ...More >>

Korero Mai Ki Ahau

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:29:26 +1300 | Radio Waatea 603 AM

Saturday 07 March 2015: It’s kapa haka saturation this week with Te Matatini 2015 in Christchurch live on television, radio and the internet. The national Maori performing arts competition has been going for 40 years, and seems to be stronger than ever. ...More >>

Review Proposes Changes to Māori Fisheries Structures

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:23:11 +1300 | Te Ohu Kaimoana

Te Ohu Kaimoana (Māori Fisheries Trust) will hold up to 10 hui nationwide with iwi organisations to discuss far-reaching recommendations made in a review of the Māori Fisheries Settlement structures.More >>

Rangitāiki River document now published and released

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:38:40 +1300 | Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Hard copies of Te Ara Whanui o Rangitāiki – Pathways of the Rangitaiki: River Document will be available at the Rangitāiki River Festival today. More >>

The levelling of Puke Ahu: Times/Locations

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:05:28 +1300 | Enjoy Art Gallery

The levelling of Puke Ahu Bronwyn Holloway-Smith, Izzy O’Neill & Elijah Winter, Angela Kilford 7 - 21 March, 2015 An Enjoy Gallery offsite project, The levelling of Puke Ahu explores the complex histories of conflict, labour, violence, and art ...More >>

NZTE Powers up Māori Business Team

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 10:03:20 +1300 | NZTE

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) is increasing its support for Māori businesses wanting to grow internationally, with two new appointments to its Māori business team.More >>

Workplan updates, research and multi-lingual Auckland

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:53:10 +1300 | Auckland Council

Workplan updates, research and challenges for a multi-lingual Auckland go in front of committee More >>

Forestry leases returned to Māori owners

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:41:34 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew joined Māori owners and the community in Northland today to celebrate the surrender of a 740 hectare forestry lease. The ceremony included the felling of the final trees to mark the end of what was originally ...More >>

Iconic Children’s Show Pūkana Debuts Three New Presenters

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:30:04 +1300 | Maori TV

Aotearoa’s award-winning children’s television show Pūkana begins its 16th year with three new presenters and a new plan to reach a broader audience. More >>

Te Kura Maori o Waatea officially opened

Wed, 4 Mar 2015 12:51:19 +1300 | Te Kura Maori o Waatea

Te Kura Maori o Waatea was officially opened this morning by Minister of Education Hon Hekia Parata, Education Under Secretary David Seymour and Manukau Urban Maori Authority CEO Willie Jackson.More >>

Justice for Teina Pora long overdue

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:14:14 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Privy Council’s decision to quash Teina Pora’s convictions for the rape and murder of Susan Burdett could be the final chapter in a case that should have been closed years ago, Labour’s Justice Spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.More >>

Teina Pora decision shows need for review

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:12:27 +1300 | University of Canterbury

The Privy Council’s upholding of the Teina Pora appeal is further evidence New Zealand needs a Criminal Cases Review Panel, Dean of the University of Canterbury’s School of Law, Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says.More >>

Teina Pora - Privy Council judgment - Police Statement

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:06:30 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Police has received the judgment of the Privy Council which quashes the convictions of Teina Pora. Police will take time to fully consider the judgment and expect to be consulted by Crown Law regarding any Crown submissions on re-trial. More >>

Matatini – Many faces, Many places

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 11:47:28 +1300 | Ngati Kahungunu

Matatini – Many faces, Many places A strong Kahungunu contingent of 4 teams will be competing at the Te Matatini National Kapa Haka competition being held in Waitaha Christchurch, from 4th – 8th March. Teams have already begun to travel down to ...More >>

Plain Packaging - Māori Party are congratulated

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 08:57:02 +1300 | Te Ara Ha Ora

Te Ara Hā Ora the National Māori Tobacco Control service congratulate the Māori party for their public support of plain packaging. Zoe Hawke the Manager of the service states that “Hon Tariana Turia was the champion of a smokefree 2025 goal and now ...More >>

Auckland’s Tūpuna Maunga to be alcohol and smoke-free

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:37:24 +1300 | Auckland Council

Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau Authority Media release 2 March 2015 Auckland’s Tūpuna Maunga to be alcohol and smoke-free The creation of a new policy declaring Auckland’s Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral mountains) generally alcohol and smoke-free ...More >>

South Auckland’s newest Kura Hourua-Partnership School opens

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:35:50 +1300 | Manukau Urban Maori Authority

Te Kura Māori o Waatea, is a Manukau Urban Māori Authority initiative that aims to inspire aspiration and achievement with integrity and against all odds. More >>

Kōrero mai, kōrero atu ki Te Matatini

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 08:58:56 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Kōrero mai, kōrero atu ki Te Matatini The Māori Development Minister encourages whānau heading to Te Matatini in Christchurch next week to use as much Māori language as they can. The Māori Language Commission has just launched a “kōrero mai” ...More >>


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