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SNAs to 'Pause and Reset' Following Hīkoi

More than a thousand people marched to FNDC Kaikohe yesterday opposing the SNA plan. Govt has responded with a 'pause and reset'
June 12, 2021
Kuaka Mārangaranga

Nga Take PM News for 4 June 2021

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June 4, 2021
Ngā Take

SNA Hīkoi Prompts Change of Plans

The collective voice of whānau from across Te Tai Tokerau has been heard by FNDC and Government who have put a pause to the SNAs
June 12, 2021
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30% of Hauraki Considered SNA

Despite opposition to SNAs being led largely across Northland, it's not the only region affected. Johnson Watene shares more
June 14, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Govt. Response to SNA Protest 'Not Enough'

Submissions on the Far North SNAs plan have now closed. However, protest co-ordinator, Rueben Taipari says the fight isn't over
June 15, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

SNA Forum Highlights Failures

Significant Natural Areas forum hosted by FNDC raises more questions & calls for Councillors to back their community
June 9, 2021
Haukāinga

SNAs and Lack of Council Monitoring

No reports of illegal tree clearing in 3 years by 25 councils implies failure to protect native habitat. Tame Te Rangi has more
May 31, 2021
Kuaka Mārangaranga

Alternative Options Sought to SNAs

Protecting native biodiversity is an important issue, however, Te Rarawa chair Haami Piripi says SNAs may not be the answer
May 31, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Protecting Native Biodiversity Intrinsically Māori

The proposed FNDC Significant Land Area plan is facing criticism and Tohe Ashby says native biodiversity should be Māori-led
May 24, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Mō Te Whenua Te Take!

The message was clear from the community on Day One of the hīkoi opposing the SNA policy.
June 10, 2021
Haukāinga

Calls for Urgent Waitangi Tribunal Hui on SNAs

Ngāpuhi kaumātua, Rihari Dargaville says a reset isn't what iwi called for during the SNA Hīkoi, they want it scrapped
July 11, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Māori Land Ownership vs. Belonging

The relationship between Māori and their land is deeper than ownership, it's belonging. This must be considered in policy
June 14, 2021
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Wānanga Matariki Begin in Te Tai Tokerau

Maramataka expert, Rueben Taipari says marae, kura and communities have started to dive into the mātauranga behind Matariki
May 21, 2021
Kuaka Mārangaranga

Marching For Generations

People filled the streets & their voices filled the air as the SNA hīkoi reached Council steps in Kaikohe today
June 11, 2021
Haukāinga

Partnership Shouldn't Need Protest Action

In 2021, Māori still have to march in the streets for inclusion in decisions affecting their land. Darlene Tana says it isn't OK
June 15, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Tiriti Partnership Needed to Solve SNA Woes

Consultation isn't a tick box exercise especially regarding land. Former Green Party candidate Darleen Tana has more
June 10, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

'Kia Mataara' - SNAs Protest Not Over

With the SNAs issue on hold pending Govt. decision in September, opposition continues. Rueben Taipari has more
June 22, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Excluding Iwi in Environmental Planning a Misstep

Traditional Māori conservation practices have protected the environment in NZ for decades, Govt. could learn from iwi
June 14, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

Pukepoto Largely Affected by SNAs

Te Hiku Conservation Board member, Waikarere Gregory says SNAs must recognise the place of Māori as protectors of their own land
May 31, 2021
Kuaka Mārangaranga

Too Late for SNAs Consultation

Kaumātua Rihari Dargaville says it's too late to go back and start consultation for SNAs and Māori have already had their say
June 23, 2021
Te Reo o te Rangatira

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