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Support for Chinese Kiwis Heritage Bid

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:07:41 +1300 | Race Relations Commissioner

The Human Rights Commission says people wanting to turn a shipwreck into a money making venture should have talked with Chinese Kiwi leaders and families first. More >>

Symbol of Bicultural Journey Discovered

Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:03:16 +1300 | Anglican Diocese of Auckland

A bishop’s crozier, carved to celebrate a centenary, will be returned to Maori 100 years later at a church service in Auckland this evening. More >>

Chinese Community Upset by Ventnor shipwreck proposal

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:03:06 +1300 | Poon Fah Association of New Zealand

Mr Charlie Ding, President of the Poon Fah Association of New Zealand is appalled that the Ventnor gravesite and the remains of his countryman are to be developed as an underwater tourist attraction. More >>

New Zealand Chinese Association alarmed over Ventnor claims

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:59:10 +1300 | NZCA

Claims of sending historic artifacts from the shipwrecked SS Ventnor to a museum in China have alarmed local Chinese and descendants of those lost in the 1902 disaster. More >>

Korero Mai Ki Ahau - Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 November 2014

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:30:48 +1300 | Radio Waatea 603 AM

Saturday 22 November - This week the Waitangi Tribunal released its stage one report on Te Paparahi o te Raki claims, looking at what rangatira may have intended when they signed the Treaty of Waitangi at the Bay of Islands and Hokianga in February ...More >>

Māori TV Appoints Interim Head of News and Current Affairs

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:43:11 +1300 | Maori TV

Māori Television has appointed award-winning journalist and TV broadcaster Maramena Roderick to the position of Interim Head of News and Current Affairs. Maramena Roderick has an extensive background in journalism having reported for the New Zealand Herald ...More >>

100% Success for Maori Trades Training Students

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:20:30 +1300 | Weltec

2014 has ended on a high for 16 Māori students who have completed their pre-trade carpentry qualification by building a new health centre at Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt, Wellington. The students, most of whom have received a scholarship under the ...More >>

He Aituā: Te Orohi Paul

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:23:04 +1300 | The Maori Party

"We are devastated by the loss of Te Orohi Paul. She has been a stalwart supporter of the Māori Party since its inception and one of my guiding lights," says Māori Party Co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell.More >>

$2.2m awarded to promising Maori health researchers

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:47:13 +1300 | Health Research Council

The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) has today announced more than $2.2 million in funding for Maori health researchers as part of its career development awards programme – up from $1.5 million last year.More >>

New app tells stories behind our Path to Nationhood

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:43:01 +1300 | Heritage New Zealand

A new free app for smartphones and tablets telling stories about one of the most dynamic and colourful periods of New Zealand’s history is being launched today. More >>

Maori Party urges careful consideration of report

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:53:40 +1300 | The Maori Party

The Māori Party is encouraging New Zealanders to make a commitment towards reading stage one of the Paparahi o te Raki (Northland District) inquiry. “The report comes at a time when there is fresh energy for looking at the importance of Māori history ...More >>

Path to Nationhood history app launched

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:33:25 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has today launched a free app to help people explore New Zealand’s early history. More >>

TVNZ Seeking Independent Production Bids

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:32:15 +1300 | TVNZ

TVNZ is today requesting proposals from independent producers for outsourced production of its stable of Maori and Pacific programmes. TVNZ’s plan to outsource the programmes, with the exception of Te Karere, was announced a month ago, subject to further discussion ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on Andrew Little’s victory

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:25:46 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

So Andrew Little has won the leadership – by the narrowest possible margin – from Grant Robertson, and has already been depicted by commentators as being simultaneously (a) the creature of the trade unions and (b) the most centrist of the four candidates, ...More >>

Hawaiian Voyagers Return to Reaffirm their Link with Maori

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:45:35 +1300 | Polynesian Voyaging Society

WAITANGI, New Zealand – When intrepid Hōkūlea crewmembers first sailed to Aotearoa (New Zealand) 29 years ago using the traditional Polynesian art of non-instrument navigating, they reopened an ancestral route and rekindled the genealogical connection ...More >>

Asthma NZ Warns More Kiwis will Die without COPD Awareness

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:58:57 +1300 | Impact PR

Asthma NZ is warning Kiwis of the growing burden of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), one it says few New Zealanders are aware of despite it being the fourth leading cause of death in this country behind heart disease, cancer and stroke.More >>

Tūhoronuku IMA welcomes Waitangi Tribunal report

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:12:05 +1300 | Tuhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority

Ngāpuhi negotiations entity Tūhoronuku Independent Mandated Authority (Tūhoronuku IMA) welcomes the findings of the Waitangi Tribunal report that found “Treaty signatories did not cede sovereignty to the British Crown”.More >>

Jazz Major Wins Homai Te Pakipaki Grand Final 2014

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 12:44:20 +1300 | Maori Television

Wellington student Lee Stuart took out the top prize at the Grand Final of HOMAI TE PAKIPAKI in Auckland last night, winning $20,000 and a 2degrees prize package. The 18-year old wowed the crowd at the ASB Showgrounds with a stunning performance ...More >>

A challenge: Do we know our Māori history?

Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:15:26 +1300 | Ideas Shop

Can you name more than two iwi or the story of their arrival in New Zealand? When did the migrating waka arrive and how many were there? Many New Zealanders are likely to know more about Queen Victoria and Henry VIII than they do about the history of ...More >>

Historic Waitangi Tribunal ruling should be taken seriously

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:33:39 +1300 | Green Party

The Government needs to engage meaningfully with the historic decision from the Waitangi Tribunal’s inquiry into the Te Paparahi o te Raki Treaty claims, said the Green Party today.More >>


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