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Ngāi Tahu offers heartfelt support to Muslim community

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 14:27:02 +1300 | Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu

Ngāi Tahu offers heartfelt support to Muslim community Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Lisa Tumahai has expressed strong support for the Muslim community following yesterday’s terrorist attack in Ōtautahi. “He aituā nui, he parekura ...More >>

Trailblazing role brings Te Reo to digital classrooms

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:59:10 +1300 | Taitokerau Education Trust

In a first for New Zealand education, a cluster of Northland schools now has its own Rumaki and Reo Rua facilitator. More >>

Time to have a brutal conversation about Maori kids in care

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:50:37 +1300 | Maori Council

The Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council has called on Maori families, communities and organisations to have honest and open conversations about what is happening when it comes to children in State care and the shocking rates of abuse. ...More >>

Maori Women more likely to head into retirement in debt

Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:29:21 +1300 | Maori Council

In December of 2018 the New Zealand Maori Council released the results of a survey called “What keeps Maori awake at night?”. Financial security loomed large in the survey results and over the last several months Council has been unpacking the ...More >>

Crown’s next steps for Whakatōhea are disingenuous

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:41:44 +1300 | Ngati Ira

On 22 February 2019, Minister Andrew Little announced next steps for the Crown in response to Whakatōhea’s vote last year on the future of their Treaty claims. More >>

Māori language sports virtual reality game released

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 13:54:58 +1300 | Te Puni Kokiri

Puni Reo Pāhekoheko is a Māori language sports virtual reality game aimed at encouraging the use of te reo Māori in sports. More >>

Minister leads pou whakairo ceremony in Santiago

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:21:00 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta, who is on her first official mission to Chile, led the ceremony naming and gifting of a carved pou whakairo at the Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral in Santiago today.More >>

Prime Minister attends ASB Polyfest this afternoon

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:52:07 +1300 | ASB Polyfest

The world’s largest Maori and Pacific Island festival, the ASB Polyfest got underway yesterday at the Manukau Sports Bowl in Auckland. More >>

Maori interests top agenda for national planning conference

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:40:42 +1300 | New Zealand Planning Institute

Maori involvement in freshwater management, indigenous planning and new bi-cultural tools for engaging with mana whenua are key topics at next month’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) conference. A flax roots, iwi-led approach to urban and ...More >>

Māori Artists in Top 3 out of Thousands of Performers

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:35:39 +1300 | Integrity Promotions

The globes largest gathering of folk, world and roots music industry representatives, record labels, managers, agents, festival bookers and artists gathered in February for a music industry conference for Folk Alliance International (FAI) held in Montréal, ...More >>

ITO chair issues wake-up call to protect training for Maori

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 17:25:17 +1300 | Skills Active

ITO chair issues “wake-up call” to protect on the job training for Māori More >>

Oranga Marae supports new wharekai at Waipapa Marae

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 10:20:19 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Māori Development Minister, Hon. Nanaia Mahuta and the Minister of Internal Affairs and Presiding Member of the Lottery Grants Board, the Hon Tracey Martin today congratulated Waipapa Marae in Kawhia on the opening of its new wharekai.More >>

Kia Anga Mua requests attention of Minister Andrew Little

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:58:42 +1300 | Kia Anga Mua Nga Hapu o Ngapuhi

Momentum is reinvigorated as Te Hikutu hosted the second Hui-ā-Hapū o Ngāpuhi for the rōpū, "Kia Anga Mua Ngā Hapū o Ngāpuhi" (KAM) held at Moria Marae in Whirinaki on Saturday 9th March 2019. The Hapū were attending the hui to ...More >>

Time for the Crown to address decades of mistreatment

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:25:29 +1300 | Te Kohao Health

Time for the Crown to address decades of mistreatment, pain, suffering & death of Māori by slow reacting NZ Health System More >>

Māori Fisheries Conference 2019

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 09:11:05 +1300 | Te Ohu Kaimoana

The breath of Tangaroa sustains us More >>

Former Corrections officer wants prisoner voting ban end

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 21:50:21 +1300 | Tom Hemopo

Tom Hemopo, kaumātua and retired probation officer, was the applicant who filed for an urgent hearing in 2015 claiming that the Crown, through its Department of Corrections breached its’ Treaty of Waitangi obligations by failing to tackle the ...More >>

Chile mission will promote indigenous perspectives

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:15:37 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Minister for Maori Development Hon Nanaia Mahuta will travel to Chile for four days this month following an invitation to be the keynote speaker at an indigenous women’s conference in Santiago on 14 March.More >>

Historic Waitara Lands Act ceremony at Owae Marae

Sun, 10 Mar 2019 10:46:12 +1300 | New Plymouth District Council

A side agreement to the Waitara Lands Act (passed by Parliament in December last year) has been signed at Owae Marae in Waitara today. The Act opens up leasehold land for purchase at 770 Waitara properties valued at about $90 million. Leaseholders ...More >>

CoHousing Hui Summary: Videos, Slides and More

Fri, 8 Mar 2019 14:49:37 +1300 | Wellington CoHousing Hui

It's been a few weeks since the CoHousing Hui and while the organisers have had some time to catch our breath, we've still been busy pulling together all of the last bits and pieces so you can review recordings of the day at your pleasure! More >>

Conversations Documentary Tells Untold Stories of Women

Thu, 7 Mar 2019 13:35:11 +1300 | NZME.

The Conversations documentary series celebrates six inspirational Māori and Pasifika women who have made a difference to other people's lives. Funded by NZ On Air and produced by a Māori, Pacific and Pākehā team (Tawera Production and E-Tangata), ...More >>

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