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September 9, 2018

As Māori language week begins one of the nation’s oldest representatives’ groups, Te Kaunihera Māori o Aotearoa, the New Zealand Māori Council, has called on more Kiwis to know a little more Te Reo and to not be afraid to use a few kupu (words) every day. National Exec...

October 11, 2016

Image: Maori leader and Chair of the Independent Maori Statutory Body, David Taipari

A battle is looming for more Maori representation on some of New Zealand’s largest City Councils with one leader saying it’s what the people want. David Taipari, Chair of the Independen...

October 11, 2016

Image: newly elected Maory of Porirua, Mike Tana

Former President of the PSA Union, Mike Tana, has been elected as the first Maori to hold the Porirua Mayoralty after Local Government elections held over the weekend. The win was by a thin margin of just 140 votes but wa...

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Sir Apirana Ngata was a man who set the pace of his times and a true Maori leader. He has often been described as the foremost Māori politician to have ever served in Parliament, and is also known for his work in promoting and protecting Māori culture and language. In the 1905 election, Ngata himself stood as the Liberal candidate for the Eastern Maori electorate, challenging the incumbent Wi Pere. He was elected to Parliament.

 

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