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December 6, 2016

The Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board is delighted to confirm it has secured the iconic IRONMĀORI event to be held in Taupō next year.

The new event will be called IRONMĀORI TAUPŌ-NUI-A-TIA and will take place on 18 March 2017.

Chief Executive Topia Rameka says the Trust Boar...

December 6, 2016

The Chairperson and Maori community representative for the Board leading the development of new partnerships to increase youth development opportunities were announced today by Acting Youth Minister Anne Tolley.

“I’m pleased to announce that following the Partnership Fu...

December 6, 2016

Microsoft’s annual ‘Hour of Code’ event will have a distinctly Kiwi flavour this year with new Minecraft tutorials on the popular web site being made available in Te Reo Māori for the first time.

Kiwi students will join with thousands of others around the world...

November 30, 2016

Iwi and hapū of Te Rohe o Te Wairoa have today signed their Deed of Settlement with the Crown, at an official ceremony held at Tākitimu Marae in Wairoa.

The ceremony was an historic event for the region, attended by whānau members of the original claimants, Minister for...

November 30, 2016

Māori landowners have been seriously let down by a flawed Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill which lacks broad support, fails to address the obstacles to development and instead risks further alienation of land, says Ikaroa-Rāwhiti MP Meka Whaitiri.

The Māori Affairs Select Comm...

November 30, 2016

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell today welcomed the Māori Affairs Select Committee report on Te Ture Whenua Māori Bill.

“I thank the committee for its deliberation on the Bill and I will take the time to fully consider their recommendations,” says Minister F...

November 30, 2016

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell must request that pending job losses at the Māori Land Court are put on hold until the Māori land reform process is resolved and the risk of losing centuries of collective institutional knowledge is minimised, says Labour’s...

November 24, 2016

Image: Maori in the front row of the Babana Aboriginal organised colored diggers march, held each ANZAC day to acknowledge Indigenous peoples service in the Navy, Army, Airforce and associated forces. Maori have participated in the event since its inception Image: News...

November 13, 2016

The Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) is pleased to announce the result for the Maniapoto Mandating Process. This has been confirmed, with 72% in favour of the MMTB entering into negotiations with Crown, for a comprehensive settlement of all Maniapoto Historical Treat...

November 13, 2016

Kua mutu noa atu te moemoeā mō te reo Māori: he mahere kē

I whakawhiwhia ki a Ararau Rangi te Tohu Tiketike i Ngā Tohu Reo Māori ki Ngāmotu i te pō nei.

I riro i te kamupene rererangi te tohu pakihi, ā, nō muri mai whakawhiwhia ai te tohu reo Māori tiketike, a Huia Te R...

November 13, 2016

Māori Television honoured to receive award for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori Champion 2016

He hōnore nui mō Whakaata Māori ki te whiwhi i te tohu Toa mō Te Wiki o te Reo Māori i te pō tuku taonga mō Ngā Tohu Reo Māori i Ngāmotu. I mihi atu a Paora Maxwell, Tumuaki o Whakaata M...

November 13, 2016

Image: former MP Tau Henare representing his community once agaain

David Taipari was voted Chair and Glenn Wilcox the Deputy of the Independent Māori Statutory Board at the inaugural meeting of its new three-year term yesterday. Mr Taipari has chaired the Board since it...

November 13, 2016

The New Zealand Maori played a spirited game against Munster in Ireland over the weekend but went down 27-14. The game was, however, overshadowed by the death of Munster Coach. Just ahead of the Haka the Maori All Blacks paid tribute by presenting a jersey to Andrew Fo...

October 24, 2016

Image: Kehu Butler / sourced

Mount Maunganui based surfer, Kehu Butler, has win the Maori Open at Waitara beach over the weekend. Sunlive reports that: Butler Claims Open and Runner up For Ngai te Rangi at the 2016 Aotearoa Maori Titles at Waitara Beach over the weekend...

October 24, 2016

Maori prison rates have reached an all-time high and accounting for 51% of the total prison population. The Government has announced that a further 1800 new places will budgeted for across the prison system with more than half being filled by Maori men. New Zealand has...

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Maori Film Festival 
New Zealand Film Festival

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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