New Urupā to be Established in Ahipara

Ahipara Urupā Kōmiti chair, John Paitai says a site at Sandhills Road is tagged to become an urupā due to other urupā being full
9 hours, 49 minutes

Iwi Collaborate with Museum, NIWA to Preserve Taonga

Jerry Norman of Ngāti Kurī says plans are underway to establish a program to preserve Rangitāhuahua and Te Rerenga Wairua taonga
10 hours, 15 minutes

Type 2 Diabetes Preventable

According to Dr. Maryanne Baker, maintaining a healthy whānau lifestyle with good kai and physical activity is key in prevention
3 days, 5 hours

Kaitaia Community Focus on Youth Well-being

Ministry of Education spokesperson Anaru Kaipo is calling on community to meet at Far North REAP to discuss rangatahi issues
3 days, 5 hours

Christmas Poverty Affects Whānau

Poverty doesn't stop at Christmas. Henare Kingi, MNZM agrees that the festive season is an expensive time for whānau
3 days, 5 hours

Keeping Rongoā Maori Relevant in a Modern World

Rongoā expert, Kumeroa Gregory says although whānau rely on western medicine today, rongoā Māori is still hugely important
3 days, 5 hours

Te Hiku Wins CIO Community Tech Award

The Community Tech award recognised Te Reo Irirangi o Te Hiku o Te Ika for developing technology for te reo Māori revitalisation
3 days, 11 hours

Kaikohe Native Potato Crop Planted in Alignment With Māori Moons

Far North councillor, Moko Tepania says communities across the Kaikohe region are leaning into maramataka to feed the people
3 days, 11 hours

Ngāti Kurī Prepare for Visitor Influx Over Summer

Ngāti Kurī chair, Harry Burkhardt says the iwi is gearing up to see many holiday makers at hotspots such as Te Rerenga Wairua
5 days, 6 hours

14,000 Free Apprenticeships Handed Out in NZ

Northland MP, Willow-Jean Prime says the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund has supported 14,000 people since July
5 days, 6 hours

Waitangi Tribunal Hearings for Ngāti Kahu Continue

Ngāti Kahu spokesperson, Makere Mutu says stolen land should be returned and that iwi should not have to fight for it
5 days, 6 hours

7% Decrease in Adult Māori Smoking Rates

Hāpai Te Hauora spokesperson, Jessikha Leatham-Vlasic says rates have dropped since 2015, but more Māori smoke than non-Māori
5 days, 6 hours

Land Rights Based on Whakapapa

Penetaui Kleskovic is experienced in Māori land development, he's encouraging Māori to connect with their land as a way forward
6 days, 6 hours

Harakeke Rongoā for Sunburn Relief

Rongoā expert, Peter Kitchen says the gel from flax is a traditional treatment for burns, including sunburn
6 days, 7 hours

Papakāinga Best Remedy to Homelessness

Te Aupōuri kaumātua Waitai Petera is encouraging those with papakāinga to offer homes to whānau to ease Māori homelessness
6 days, 7 hours

Preserved Heads to be Repatriated to Iwi

Te Rarawa chair, Haami Piripi says tāmoko experts will this weekend discuss plans to find the origins of hundreds of mokomōkai
1 week

New Online Māori Contracting Marketplace Launches

A new website linking Māori contactors with opportunities was inspired by the COVID-19 lockdown and working from home
1 week

Stroke, Top 3 Cause of Death in NZ is Preventable

Dr Maryanne Baker says heart risk factors that cause death by stroke are preventable and Māori are affected disproportionately
1 week, 3 days

NCEA External Exams in Te Reo Māori

Te Wharekura o Manurewa Principal, Mahia Nathan says all kura students should have access to exams completely in te reo
1 week, 3 days

Lack of Pay Equity for Nurses Employed Outside of DHB

Whakawhiti Ora Pai Community Health General Manager, Errol Murray says it's hard to retain workforce due to inequity
1 week, 3 days

Bringing Financial Literacy to Kura Māori

According to Erin Thompson of the Commission for Financial Capability, financial literacy is a vital skill to teach in kura
1 week, 3 days

Focus on Rangatahi Needed to Continue Tikanga Tangihanga

Jerry Norman of Ngāti Kurī says the future of tikanga Māori, especially where tangihanga is concerned, relies on good succession
1 week, 3 days

Pukepoto Local Hero Champions Conservation

Te Hiku o Te Ika Conservation board member Waikarere Gregory bikes to shops every Friday to pick up scraps and compostables
1 week, 3 days

Te Aorewa Rolleston Receives RNZ Māori Journalism Internship

The Henare Te Ua internship aims to grow strong Māori radio journalists, this years recipient is an uri of Tauranga Moana
1 week, 5 days

Summer Album to Follow Maimoa's Win at Aotearoa Music Awards

The group of young kōhanga and kura kaupapa graduates took out Best Māori Artist and dedicated their award to the reo movement
1 week, 5 days

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The flagship mid-morning show won "best kaumātua show in te reo Māori at the iwi radio awards in 2014. For hosting the same show last year, Peter-Lucas of Te Hiku Radio also won "best topical radio host in te reo Māori."

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