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Tariana Turia: Labour doesn’t deserve our vote

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:10:24 +1200 | TVNZ

Maori Party Co-leader Tariana Turia told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that Labour doesn’t deserve the Maori vote. ‘I don’t believe they deserve our vote any more. More >>

Ka Mate, Ka Mate

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:16:15 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Ka Mate, Ka Mate Labour is pleased to support action which will give proper recognition to the now famous Haka 'Ka Mate Ka Mate', said Labour’s Maori Development spokesperson Nanaia Mahuta.More >>

Concerns About Settlement

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:07:46 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Concerns About Settlement New Zealand First has serious concerns about the Te Tau Ihu Claims Settlement Bill and as a consequence voted against the passing of the Bill in Parliament today. “This was an unusual but considered move, but the settlement ...More >>

Waitangi National Trust Board Amendment Bill

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:15:57 +1200 | Maori Affairs Committee

The Māori Affairs Committee is inviting public submissions on this bill. The closing date for submissions is Wednesday, 14 May 2014. More >>

Māori Funds Welcomed; But Caution Needed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:26:00 +1200 | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

The government’s announcement to invest up to $2.5 million a year over the next two years in Māori-led science and innovation has been cautiously welcomed by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM), the country’s only Māori Centre of Research Excellence.More >>

Te Tau Ihu Treaty settlement legislation passed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:18:33 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The House sat for extended hours this morning to pass four bills giving effect to the final deeds of settlement for historical Treaty claims in the South Island. More >>

New Māori rep for Bay of Connections

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:41:25 +1200 | Shine PR

New Māori rep for Bay of Connections The Bay of Connections has appointed Dr Riri Ellis as the new Māori Representative on its Governance Group. Dr Ellis joins Anthony Olsen on the group as its second Māori Business Representative. She is currently ...More >>

Third Reading: Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ka Mate Haka Bill

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:27:28 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Mr Speaker, today we welcome the sons and daughters of Hoturoa, captain of the great Tainui Canoe. Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou katoa. Mr Speaker, nearly two centuries ago the people of Ngāti Toa Rangatira resided at Kāwhia, on Waikato ...More >>

Research announcement welcomed

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:40:16 +1200 | University of Waikato

A leading Māori researcher has welcomed the announcement of the 2014 Te Pūnaha Hihiko - Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples. More >>

Labour and National join forces in new Maori confiscations

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:35:15 +1200 | The Maori Party

Chris McKenzie, former-treaty negotiator and Te Tai Hauauru Maori party candidate, says that the Minister of Primary Industries’ plans to remove temporary exemptions for vessel operators derived from settlement negotiations is akin to confiscation ...More >>

Joint Effort to Return Te Pahi Medal to New Zealand

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:30:20 +1200 | Te Papa

Te Papa And Auckland Museum Work Together to Return Te Pahi Medal to New Zealand More >>

Midlands Marae to Receive Safe Sleep Devices

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:32:29 +1200 | Waikato District Health Board

The sad tale of the death of a five-month Wellington baby of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) reported this morning is the exact reason iwi in the Midland Region are being issued safe sleep devices.More >>

FOMA welcomes "A great fillip for Maori agri-business"

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:57:56 +1200 | Federation Of Maori Authorities

The Federation of Maori Authorities is welcoming the announcement that agri-business projects it put forward on behalf of its membership and Maori farmers have been awarded grants from the Sustainable Farming Fund this year. More >>

Tougher approach needed for safety of rail staff

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:49:16 +1200 | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

Assaults on rail operating staff and Maori Wardens over the weekend have prompted calls for much better safety measures on Auckland’s rail network. More >>

Stock Transfers - A Way Forward for 20% of State Housing

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:45:02 +1200 | Community Housing Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa together with the Auckland Community Housing Providers Network and Te Matapihi have released a proposal calling for the establishment of an independent negotiating partner to facilitate the transfer of up to 20% of state ...More >>

National Maori Suicide Prevention Conference In Whanganui

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:32:08 +1200 | Kia Piki te Ora

Kia Piki te Ora is a national Maori suicide prevention programme delivered from 9 sites across New Zealand. More >>

Voting on Te Mana O Ngāti Rangitihi Mandate Extended

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:02:29 +1200 | Te Mana o Ngati Rangitihi Trust

Te Mana o Ngāti Rangitihi (Te Mana) is encouraging all iwi descendants to make their voice heard and ensure they vote in the iwi mandating process, which has been extended another month. The voting period will now close on 30 May 2014. More >>

The mauri of the Tukituki has been acknowledged

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:57:17 +1200 | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated is pleased that the mauri of the Tukituki and Papatuanuku has been acknowledged by the Board of Inquiry on the Tukituki Catchment Proposal (Ruataniwha Dam) through their direction to apply greater protection measures to ...More >>

$5m investment in Māori-led science & innovation

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:54:44 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Up to $5 million over two years will be invested in developing the science and innovation potential of Māori people, resources, and knowledge, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples announced today.More >>

$5m investment in Māori-led science & innovation

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:48:31 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Up to $5 million over two years will be invested in developing the science and innovation potential of Māori people, resources, and knowledge, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples announced today. The 2014 ...More >>

 

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