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A global film festival being held on Wellington's Kapiti Coast is a chance to tell stories from an indigenous perspective and no one else's..
A claim calling for an independent inquiry into state welfare abuse that disproportionately affected Māori has been lodged with the Waitangi Tribunal.
Government agencies involved in supporting Māori language are working together so they do not duplicate research.
Politicians are fond of calling for gangs to be smashed. Many gang members have already been smashed by the state - when they were children. Aaron Smale reports. Video
A Black Power member, one of many who suffered abuse in state care, has accused the government of never taking responsibility for it.
Renowned author Patricia Grace has launched a new fight over ancestral Māori land, this time to stop the government acquiring it for roads and other public services.
Māori groups are opposing a second application to mine iron sand off the Taranaki coast because of concerns about environmental damage and breaches of their property rights.
Te Aupōuri broadcaster and Māori language exponent Kingi Ihaka has died at the age of 74.
A number of Māori tech business owners and investors had a glimpse of the future on a recent trip to the United States.
Analysis - Fidel Castro's Cuba was already slipping away before the man himself signed off. Aaron Smale reflects on one of the giants of the 20th century.
A never-published report recommended an independent inquiry into the way the government handled historic claims of child abuse in state care.
A Māori water rights claim aims to protect and conserve water for future generations of New Zealanders, the lead claimant has told the Waitangi Tribunal.
A treaty settlement signed by several Hawke's Bay hapū is said to be sound, despite three of the seven hapū involved in the settlement refusing to sign.
A group of Māori technology business owners have headed to the US to explore the North American market.
Science organisation Callaghan Innovation is targeting Māori businesses at its research premises in Petone.
The suicide rate among Māori is nearly twice that of any other ethnicity and a researcher says disconnection from culture is a factor.
Taking Māori beyond the marae in the age of Facebook and Twitter is one of the aims of a new umbrella organisation set up to support Māori language.
A dispute over a $30,000 tax bill has broken out in the Māori Women's Welfare League, with accusations the national body is mistreating its Manurewa branch.
A computer program based on technology for identifying bird calls can recognise Māori and is helping broadcasters measure te reo content.
Former government minister Dame Tariana Turia is calling for an investigation into institutional racism in the public sector.
Representatives for Māori landowners are warning they will not support changes to the Māori Land Act, unless their bottom-line demands are met.
Māori doctors and health advocates say they are battling institutional racism in a sector that is costing people's lives.
An accident that left him paralysed also set David Cameron on his life path, with the Gisborne-based artist winning a top art award this week.
The Treaty of Waitangi and other NZ founding documents will soon be housed at He Tohu in The National Library.
Parents are open to Māori language being a core subject in primary schools, a survey suggests, though at present most students are not being taught the language.