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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 >>

Polling Booths Asked to Treat Maori Voters with Respect

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:44:32 +1200 | Mana Movement

“Polling booths without Maori roll voting papers, Maori people not being offered assistance to vote, people getting sent from Whangarei to Wellsford to vote, Maori people getting turned away from voting because they didn’t have their ‘easy vote’ ...More >>

Nurse wins prestigious Te Akenei Hei Māori health award

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:52:32 +1200 | New Zealand Nurses Organisation

Maureen Allan, Te Rarawa, Ngā Puhi and Tainui, is the latest recipient of Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa NZNO’s prestigious Akenehi Hei Award. The award is for a significant contribution to Māori health. A nurse with a long career community health, a Masters ...More >>

Proposed closure of VUW Māori business programme

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:38:30 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

The Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington has proposed closing the Māori Business programme, with a likely loss of two Senior Lecturer positions, and significant implications for the school and faculty as a whole.More >>

Championing healthy lives and helping whānau in need

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:03:33 +1200 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party launched its health policy today that builds on the groundbreaking work achieved by the Māori Party since it became part of the Government six years ago. The Māori Party recognises poverty is a major underlying cause of ill health.More >>

Setting the standard for gender diversity in governance

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:52:43 +1200 | Federation Of Maori Authorities

Women hold the top governance jobs in a number of Maori business operations represented at this years Federation of Maori Authorities Annual National Conference. Four major Maori land incorporation boards are currently chaired by women who will be speaking ...More >>

Shut Down This Govt Not Kaiti WINZ

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:54:24 +1200 | Mana Party

"I’m going to make it as hard for you to get help as I can" is Paula Bennett’s message to the people of Kaiti said MANA candidate Te Hāmua Nikora today in response to the news that National will close the WINZ office in Kaiti.More >>

Māori development crucial to New Zealand’s future

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:57:23 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour recognises the concern of Māori about child poverty and the rising costs of living, and in Government will make a real difference to the wellbeing of whānau and iwi, Labour’s Māori Affairs spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta says. “As our Māori ...More >>

The Leadership of MTS Lied

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:10:59 +1200 | Mana Movement

Tuesday 16th September "Normally I'm happy to tell people that I was right but when I received the news about the staff cuts at Maori Television, I had nothing but sympathy for the three Maori media leaders who are going to be made to fight ...More >>


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