Public Can No Longer Veto Māori Wards

The Māori wards amendment bill has passed its final reading in Parliament. Councillor Moko Tepania tells us what this means
2 days, 8 hours

Removing Gambling From Community Funding

New initiative 'CommUnity' will raise funds for community groups without involving gambling. Te Rukutia Tongaawhikau has more
2 days, 8 hours

Ngāti Rangi to Commemorate Battle of Ōhaeawai

Ōhaeawai is known as the birthplace of modern-day trench warfare. The 176th commemoration of Ōhaeawai will take place in June
2 days, 8 hours

Kaiako, Kaumātua Work Together to Teach Reo

According to Ngāti Kura kaumātua, Nau Epiha, teaching te reo Māori is about bridging te reo Māori of old and contemporary reo
2 days, 8 hours

Climate Change Action a Form of Kaitiakitanga

Te Hiku Conservation Board member, Waikarere Gregory is calling for whānau to consider their part in stopping climate change
3 days, 9 hours

Calls for Justice for Struggling Disabled Whānau

Dr Keri Lawson-Te Aho says whānau with disabilities are unfairly affected by poverty and Govt. must take action to address this
3 days, 10 hours

400+ Māori Students Welcomed to Otago University

Two pōwhiri were held to cater to the swell of new Māori students at Otago. Lecturer, Kelly-Ann Tahitahi has more
3 days, 10 hours

Taipa Sewerage Issue Settled After 10 Year Fight

Ngāti Kahu spokesperson, Mākere Mutu says Ngāti Kahu and council have reached an agreement to rectify sewerage issues in Taipa
3 days, 11 hours

Decision to be Vaccinated Lies With Whānau

Waitai Petera of Te Aupōuri is encouraging whānau to do their research to make a well-informed decision on COVID vaccinations
4 days, 15 hours

New Type of Coral Discovered in Ngāti Kurī

Jerry Norman of Ngāti Kurī says the iwi has been approached about studies being done on a new type of coral never found before
4 days, 15 hours

Low-Income Benefit Top Ups to Increase

Te Rarawa chair, Haami Piripi says the new MSD legislation changes will help whānau who earn low incomes get by
5 days, 18 hours

Northland Doctors Learn Rongoā Māori

Doctors in Muriwhenua attended a rongoā wānanga at Te Uri o Hina Marae, Pukepoto. Rongoā expert, Kumeroa Gregory has more
1 week, 1 day

How Can Māori Protect Rongoā IP?

Hone Witana of Te Aupōuri says growing interest of the health sector into rongoā makes protecting intellectual property urgent
1 week, 1 day

Supporting Māori Studying Mental Health

Te Rau Puawai is providing scholarships to students pursuing qualifications in Māori mental health. Prof. Te Kani Kingi has more
1 week, 2 days

Too Soon for Aucklanders to Travel North

Tai Tokerau Border Control spokesperson, Rueben Taipari says the roads in and out of Auckland have been reopened prematurely
1 week, 2 days

Funeral Directors Seek Essential Worker Status

Tame Te Rangi of Ngāti Whātua says funeral directors have been stopped from moving across restricted borders due to their status
1 week, 2 days

Calls for Govt Action on Major Health Issues

Dr. Lance O'Sullivan says the same urgency used to address COVID-19 must be applied to tackle other major health issues in NZ
1 week, 3 days

Te Tiriti Approach to Homelessness

Dr Keri Lawson-Te Aho has developed a framework for taking action on Māori homelessness in Aotearoa focussed on rangatiratanga
1 week, 3 days

Hope for Māori Wards in 2021 Local Elections

Northland MP, Willow-Jean Prime says the Māori Select Committee is working towards a law change before the 2021 local elections
1 week, 3 days

Ngāpuhi Dr Rawiri Taonui Urges Vigilance

The 4th hyper-infectious COVID-19 community case found in NZ hasn't appeared in close contacts yet but whānau must stay vigilant
1 week, 4 days

Iwi Prepare for Worst Case COVID Scenario

Te Aupōuri CEO, Mariameno Kapa-Kingi says the Muriwhenua COVID-19 Response team are pre-prepared should alert levels rise
1 week, 4 days

Te Rarawa Dr Backs Safety of Pfizer Vaccine

12 million have had the Pfizer vaccine, only 560 reported having a bad reaction. Dr Papaarangi Reid says it's safe
1 week, 4 days

The Unfair COVID Pressure on South Auckland

Green Party co-leader Marama Davidson says Māori and Pacific essential workers and their families need to be better protected
1 week, 4 days

New Kaitaia Sports Hub Goes Ahead

After receiving $3Mil PGF funding, the Te Hiku Sports Hub is progressing. Te Rarawa chair, Haami Piripi has more
1 week, 5 days

Councillor Backs Māori Wards Law Change

Far North District Councillor, Moko Tepania has delivered an oral submission on the Local Electoral Amendment Bill
1 week, 5 days

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