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Jo’s Application Wins Writing Prize

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:50:04 +1200 | North Tec

A NorthTec applied writing graduate has won a place on a prestigious writers’ programme for Māori authors. More >>

Kids Kapa Haka Show Starting Soon

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:12:28 +1200 | Maori Television

Kiwi kids will be able to learn all there is to know about kapa haka in KIA MAU! an exciting new series starting at 5pm on October 11 on Māori Television. More >>

Maori business quick off the mark post-election

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:45:42 +1200 | Federation Of Maori Authorities

The Maori business community is on the front-foot this week kicking off the next 3 year parliamentary term with the Federation of Maori Authorities National Conference in Whanganui this Friday 26 September. The three day conference is a key event on ...More >>

Maori Ward Coming to New Plymouth District

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:30:51 +1200 | New Plymouth District Council

The establishment of a Maori Ward has been approved by New Plymouth District Council tonight (Tuesday). More >>

Mihi to Welcome Newly-Elected MPs to Parliament

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:34:27 +1200 | Elizabeth Beattie

Today the 29 newly elected MPs were welcomed into Parliament with a Mihi. Their 2-week induction program was also discussed, “The Class of 2014 are going to be receiving training in many areas including staffing, security, managing their support budgets, ...More >>

Local Artist Takes Second at National IHC Art Awards

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:10:18 +1200 | Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust

Proving the world is open to him as an artist regardless of the challenges he has to overcome, Kaiapoi resident Andrew Martin recently won second place at the national IHC Art Awards Competition. More >>

Finalists for Ngā Tohu Reo Māori (Māori Language Awards)

Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:02:36 +1200 | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

He Pānui ki te Hunga Pāpāho - Ngā Whiriwhiri mō Ngā Tohu Reo Māori 2014 More >>

Wanganui District Council and Tupoho to partner in Port

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:50:02 +1200 | Wanganui District Council

Change is coming soon to our local port thanks to a joint venture bringing together Tupoho Whanau Trust and the Wanganui District Council. More >>

Devastating impact of the Waikato War revisited

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:39:53 +1200 | Bridget Williams Books

At a time of great focus on World War One, a new book by prominent historian Dr Vincent O’Malley draws startling comparisons with the Waikato War of 1863–64. Taking a new approach to analysing evidence on the war, O’Malley’s book challenges previous ...More >>

Creative NZ Māori and Pacific Arts Hui

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:13:40 +1200 | Palmerston North City Council

Creative NZ Māori and Pacific Arts Hui Palmerston North communities boast a wealth of talented Māori and Pacific artists and Creative New Zealand want to encourage more of them to apply for funding. Creative NZ will host a Hui on Tuesday 23 September ...More >>

Changing face of NZ should be reflected in newsrooms

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:23:07 +1200 | Race Relations Commissioner

With Fairfax Media’s Journalism Intern search closing on Sunday, Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is urging aspiring journalists from Maori, Pacific and ethnic communities to apply. The deadline was recently extended to 10pm, Sunday ...More >>

Waihoroi Shortland: Ngāti Hine is not standing alone

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:06:04 +1200 | Ngati Hine

The Chairman of Te Rūnanga a Iwi o Ngāpuhi, Sonny Tau is blowing smoke worthy of a Dotcom rally with claims that Ngati Hine is standing alone in its opposition to Tūhoronuku says the Chairman of Te Rūnanga o Ngati Hine, Waihoroi Shortland.More >>

Otago scientists work to help reinstate local communities as

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:17:25 +1200 | University of Otago

A University of Otago scientist has gained $180,000 in funding for a placement within Ng?i Tahu to conduct scientific surveys of marine species in customary protection areas. More >>

Hold Fast to Your Mana

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:22:33 +1200 | MANA Movement

Hone Harawira today called on the voters of Tai Tokerau to hold fast to their mana, and not be dictated to by those party leaders who have ganged together to tell them how to vote.More >>

Voters urged to look past the lies and half-truths

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:21:23 +1200 | The Maori Party

Māori Party Co-leaders Te Ururoa Flavell and HonTariana Turia says they’ve been staggered by the blatant lies and half-truths that have been levelled at the party in the last seven days. More >>

Live Election Night Coverage on TV And Online

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:26:07 +1200 | Maori TV

Māori Television’s KOWHIRI 2014 – ELECTION SPECIAL kicks off at 7.00pm this Saturday with a five-hour broadcast focusing on the Māori electorates. More >>

1.8m to be invested in Māori-led science & innovation

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:01:16 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) announced today that a further $1.8 million will be invested over the next two years to develop the science and innovation potential of Māori knowledge, resources, and people for the benefit ...More >>

POROPOROAKI: New Amsterdam Reedy

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:13:25 +1200 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party mourns the loss of New Amsterdam Reedy (Ngāti Porou – Te Aitanga a Mate, Putaanga, Te Whānau a Tūwhakairiora, Ngāti Uepohatu). More >>

Massey Expert on UN Project to Value Nature

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:07:54 +1200 | Massey University

Caption: Associate Professor Marjan van den Belt (second left, front row), with members of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in Bonn, Germany last week. Head of the panel, UK scientist Sir Robert Watson, ...More >>

Theme for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015: 'Ngā Mātua'

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:53:13 +1200 | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Ko te Kaupapa mō Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015 ko ‘Ngā Mātua’ More >>


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