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Māori Language (Te Reo Māori) Bill

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:36:48 +1300 | Office of the Clerk

Tutehounuku Korako, Chair of the Māori Affairs Committee, is inviting further public submissions on this bill. The closing date for submissions is Friday, 5 December 2014. More >>

Turia: Women's Refuge Conference 2014

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:15:58 +1300 | The Maori Party

This is a milestone moment in my life. This will be my last official address as Co-leader of the Maori Party. On Saturday night at our Hui-a-Tau, I will be standing down from that role and enabling a new co-leader, wahine, to take the party forward.More >>

School of Māori and Pacific Development celebrates five PhDs

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:57:46 +1300 | University of Waikato

In an historic day for the University of Waikato’s School of Māori and Pacific Development, five of its PhD candidates graduated at Te Kohinga Mārama Marae on 21 October.More >>

Game Animal Council

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:35:19 +1300 | Game Animal Council

The recent settlement between the Crown and Tūhoe has resulted in a new framework for managing land that was previously known as Te Urewera National Park. As part of that new framework management of access to the land is being reviewed.More >>

CTU Runanga calls on iwi leaders

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:04:08 +1300 | Council of Trade Unions

Maori workers are calling on iwi leaders to speak out against the employment law changes expected to go through today. “Iwi leaders have previously spoken out when workers in Aotearoa have been under attack, we believe they should do so again now.More >>

First Māori newspaper in mainstream media launches

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:32:50 +1300 | NZME.

Te Arawa journalists and NZME. to launch first Māori newspaper in mainstream media Two Te Arawa journalists are spearheading the launch of the first Māori newspaper in the country. Editors Kereama Wright and Marisa Balle have been working in collaboration ...More >>

2015 Stout Fellow will write about Māori & Criminal Justice

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:29:37 +1300 | Rethinking Crime and Punishment

Kim Workman, founder and advocate for the Robson Hanan Trust, which administers the Rethinking Crime and Punishment and Justspeak initiatives, has been awarded the 2015 John David Stout Fellowship at Victoria University.More >>

Christchurch Prepares for World’s Largest Kapa Haka Festival

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:41:19 +1300 | Te Matatini Festival

Preparations for the country’s pre-eminent Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival 2015 are now in full swing with the organisers and hosts confirming accommodation arrangements in Christchurch.More >>

Provisional Results for Waikato-Tainui Vote

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:58:47 +1300 | Waikato-Tainui

The referendum to identify a preferred Governance and Representation structure for Waikato-Tainui has returned a provisional result overwhelmingly in favour of the Marae model.More >>

Hapu Wananga hits the right note for young Maori

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:30:54 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

“Awesome! Everyone made learning fun and interesting.” That is just one of many favourable comments from participants in the Hapu Wānanga antenatal and parenting programme, a two-day course developed by Waikato DHB’s Te Puna Oranga (Maori Health) ...More >>

Labour urges iwi leaders to meet with National

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:08:32 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour’s Māori Caucus has called on iwi leaders and national Māori organisations to seek urgent meetings with the National Government to directly express their concerns about employment law changes which will harm Māori workers.More >>

Public Address 28 October 2014 - TVNZ: Emptied out

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:00:21 +1300 | Public Address

To those who visit TVNZ, as I do every week to record our TV show for another channel, the place has the feel of an abandoned building. The journalists toil on the ground floor at the west end, but nearly everyone else – sales, programming, senior management ...More >>

The Māori Party can’t have it both ways over labour laws

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:12:36 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The Māori Party has to fess up over its voting record on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, says Labour’s Māori Caucus. “It’s simply not good enough to oppose the bill at the same time as they helped speed up its progress through Parliament, ...More >>

Up for Tender - $3 Million for Māori Programmes

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:06:48 +1300 | Nga Aho Whakaari

"Ngā Aho Whakaari seeks a response from Te Māngai Pāho regarding proposed TVNZ plans to outsource Māori and Pacific programmes. More >>

“Yes to Children, No to Poverty” Says Commissioner

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:09:38 +1300 | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Children’s Commissioner, Dr Russell Wills will describe impacts of poverty on children, with a focus on local solutions at the Tū Kaha biennial conference for Māori health for the central region DHBs at the Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre in Hastings ...More >>

Maiden Address Marama Fox

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:57:23 +1300 | The Maori Party

E te Mana Whakawā nei rā te mihi mahana ki a koe, anō rā ki te whare hoki. I terā wiki i tū ake au ki te tuku mihi ki tērā o ngā hoea kua hinga ā e tika me mihi ki a rātou katoa kua mate, kei ngā ringa o te Atua e karapoti nei i a rātou ...More >>

Govt airs real views on public broadcasting

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:00:02 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

An admission by the Government that it is happy to experiment with Pacific and Maori audiences shows just how weak its vision for public broadcasting in New Zealand is, Labour’s Broadcasting spokesperson Kris Faafoi says.More >>

Moves to gut public and Maori broadcasting

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:39:36 +1300 | Ian Anderson

Paora Maxwell’s tenure as Maori TV CEO has been controversial. In August 2013, staff at Maori TV circulated a petition against Maxwell’s appointment by the Nats. More recently, Maxwell announced a restructuring process, and high-profile figures ...More >>

Wai-Research launched

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:48:41 +1300 | Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Waipareira has launched its own research unit – 18 years after the idea was first floated. More >>

Wai-Research launched

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:38:29 +1300 | Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Waipareira has launched its own research unit – 18 years after the idea was first floated. Waipareira Chief Executive Officer John Tamihere said the intelligence and information gathered by Wai-Research will validate the work Waipareira does in the ...More >>


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