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Poukai Tradition On Display At Waikato Museum

Fri, 1 Mar 2024 18:09:43 +1300 | Hamilton City Council

Ko Kiingi Tūheitia me Toona Ahurewatapu, Paimarire. E nga mana e nga reo, na Te Whare Taonga O Waikato te karanga ake ka tuu tenei whakaaturanga, Te Pani, Te Pouaru, Te Rawakore. Hei te 1 Maehe ka tuwhera te kuwaha mo te marea. Ko nga whakaahua e ...More >>

Undoing Progress: The Disestablishment Of Te Aka Whai Ora And The Future Of Māori Health

Fri, 1 Mar 2024 13:48:29 +1300 | Hapai Te Hauora

The dissolution of Te Aka Whai Ora will send Māori spiraling backward and add more pressure to a health system already buckling according to New Zealand’s largest Māori Public Health Organisation. Hapai Te Hauora CEO Jacqui Harema is disappointed ...More >>

Te Aka Whai Ora Disestablishment ‘Damaging’ For Māori Health Equity

Fri, 1 Mar 2024 10:49:04 +1300 | Hei Ahuru Mowai Maori Cancer Leadership Aotearoa

Hei Āhuru Mōwai Māori Cancer Leadership Aotearoa is deeply disappointed in the coalition government’s recent announcement to disestablish Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority. The network of Māori cancer specialists say the decision will ...More >>

On The Newshub/Smokefree Twin Fiascos

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 10:57:37 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

Here’s a tale of two sunset industries. One has a track record of quality investigative reporting, and sound reportage of the 24/7 news cycle. The other sunset industry peddles a deadly substance that kills and injures tens of thousands of New Zealanders ...More >>

National Iwi Chairs Forum Pou Tangata Condemns Proposed Repeal Of Smokefree Environments Act

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:10:19 +1300 | Pou Tangata

Pou Tangata of the National Iwi Chairs Forum strongly condemns the recent actions by the Government to introduce legislation in favour of repealing the Smokefree Environments Act and urges the Government to focus instead on strengthening the policies that ...More >>

Starship Launches Culturally Responsive Team, Ringa Atawhai, To Help Transform Healthcare Experiences

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 19:34:22 +1300 | Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand

Starship launches culturally responsive team, Ringa Atawhai, to help transform healthcare experiences of mokopuna and whānau In a first for Starship, the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) will be home to a dedicated culturally responsive multi-disciplinary ...More >>

Māori Health Authority Disestablished

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 17:40:25 +1300 | Minister of Health

Legislation to disestablish the Māori Health Authority, as moved in Parliament today, heralds the start of a new vision for Māori health, Health Minister Dr Shane Reti says. “My dream for the health system isn't about bureaucratic structures ...More >>

Kawea Te Rongo Extremely Concerned For The Future Of Journalism In Aotearoa Following Announcement Of Newshub’s Closure

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 17:38:31 +1300 | Kawea Te Rongo

The Independent Māori Journalists Association extends its aroha to all impacted by the closure of one of the country’s biggest commercial media company’s newsrooms at the end of June. Staff were told today of the news which will have rippling impacts ...More >>

The Repeal No One Asked For

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 13:46:30 +1300 | Hapai Te Hauora

As the Coalition Government rushes to repeal the Smokefree legislation today, Aotearoa’s largest Māori Public Health Organisation are just as concerned that they do not have an effective replacement to combat smoking in the future. Hāpai Te Hauora are ...More >>

Govt Commits Māori To A Premature Death With Axing Of Health Authority, Smokefree Laws

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 12:16:11 +1300 | Te Pati Maori

The government’s attack on Māori health this week is committing tangata-whenua to a premature death, says Te Pāti Māori. “The government have begun their onslaught on Māori health with the abolishment of the Māori Health Authority and smokefree ...More >>

Mental Health Foundation Opposes Urgent Move To Disestablish Māori Health Authority

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 11:56:47 +1300 | Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand (the MHF) opposes the urgent passing of law changes to disestablish the Māori Health Authority, changes presented yesterday by Hon. Dr Shane Reti, and calls on the government to work harder than ever to meet ...More >>

Urgently Axing The Māori Health Authority Undermines Te Tiriti Partnership

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 11:19:54 +1300 | Amnesty International

Responding to the news that legislation disestablishing the Māori Health Authority has been debated under urgency in Parliament, Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand’s Campaigns Director Lisa Woods said: "This use of urgency by Parliament ...More >>

Pou Tangata Appalled As Government Fast-track Te Pae Ora Legislation Without Due Process

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:25:54 +1300 | Pou Tangata

“It is dishonourable when we come to learn about the rushed actions undertaken by the Government to pass the amendments to the Te Pae Ora Bill and accelerate the disestablishment of the Māori Health Authority,” says Rahui Papa, Co-Chair of ...More >>

World-First Daily Te Reo Māori App Launches

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:24:26 +1300 | Not Another Studio

Ōtautahi-based creative agency Not Another™ is releasing a world-first Slack app designed to help millions of Slack users worldwide learn Te Reo Māori. It is officially the world's first Slack application designed to help people learn an indigenous ...More >>

Guy Royal Appointed Chair Of The Raukawa Ki Te Tonga AHC Board

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:23:58 +1300 | Raukawa ki te Tonga

Raukawa ki te Tonga AHC Limited (AHC), the commercial and investment arm of Raukawa ki te Tonga Trust (the Trust), has appointed Guy Royal – Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Tamaterā, Pare-Hauraki, Ngā Puhi & Ngāti Hine – as chair of its Board.More >>

Outrage At Undemocratic Use Of ‘Urgency’ By Government To Scrap The Maori Health Authority

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 09:09:22 +1300 | ActionStation

Democracy lobby group, ActionStation, is outraged at the Government’s decision to introduce and pass under urgency, legislation disestablishing Te Aka Whai Ora - the Māori Health Authority, effectively bypassing due democratic process and ignoring ...More >>

Ngāti Kahungunu Slams The Disestablishment Of Te Aka Whai Ora

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 08:56:12 +1300 | Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngāti Kahungunu Chair Bayden Barber has slammed the coalition government's moves to disestablish Te Aka Whaiora, The Māori Health Authority, “This is a rash move from the government, disestablishing a model that was designed to shift resources ...More >>

Repeal Of Smokefree Legislation To Go Ahead In Breach Of The Treaty Of Waitangi

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 20:12:21 +1300 | Te Roopu Tupeka Kore

The Crown's refusal to engage with our Waitangi tribunal claim and the failure of this Government to consult with Māori is just not acceptable” the Crown has the breached the treaty principles, says Sue Taylor, Chair of Te Roopu Tupeka Kore and ...More >>

Government’s Te Aka Whai Ora Urgency Move A Travesty Of Democracy

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 17:59:18 +1300 | PSA

The Government’s decision to ram legislation abolishing Te Aka Whai Ora, the Māori Health Authority, through the House under urgency is a travesty of democracy and an insult to te Tiriti o Waitangi. PSA Te Kaihautū Māori Janice Panoho says the ...More >>

Scrapping Māori Health Authority Tramples Over Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 15:27:28 +1300 | Green Party

The Green Party condemns the Government’s latest trashing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in rushing through legislation, without any public input, that will see Te Aka Whai Ora scrapped and the health of Māori neglected. “Disbanding Te Aka Whai Ora will ...More >>


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