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A Bay of Plenty iwi says the Supreme Court's decision to examine a contested farm sale shows there are bigger public law matters that need addressing.
A Māori archaeologist says the number of tāngata whenua doing social and cultural bachelor degrees is rising due to a desire to challenge the status quo.
More Māori are getting bachelor's degrees and new data reveals those with the tohu earn nearly $27,000 more than those without.
A Motiti Island sub-tribe has accused Heritage New Zealand of incompetence because it hasn't dealt with an application the hapū says it submitted more than a year ago.
Being forced to build on a rubbish tip was an inauspicious start but Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has survived a number of challenges along the way.
A direct descendant of the creator of a renowned haka says its use during the First World War by unarmed Māori soldiers provoked fear in both their European countryman and their enemy.
Auckland Council is acknowledging the power of tikanga Māori in helping it find a new home for a life-sized sculpture of a North Shore kaumatua.
Concerns that tangata whenua are swapping archaeology courses for Māori studies has archaeologists across the country calling for Māori students to remain involved.
A traditional Māori artist suggests some cherished wood carvings should be left overseas because the harsh weather in New Zealand could damage them. Audio
World War Two veteran Arthur Wihiri Midwood, the country's last surviving original 28th Māori Battalion member, has died at the age of 96. Audio
Archaeologists in Waikato suspect they've found the South Pacific's biggest pre-European gardening operation. Audio
Some residents who have evacuated their homes because of ex-Cyclone Pam have sought refuge at marae along the East Coast of the North Island.
At the Taipei International Book Exhibition, the Taiwanese origins of Maori was a hot topic in panel discussions.
The Turangawaewae Marae will be celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Turangawaewae Regatta later this month.
Maori Television has decided to publish a haka performance which criticised the broadcaster.
A legal group has questioned how much influence 12 new Māori inspectors will have on over-representation of tangata whenua in prosecution figures.
A marae collective says pā should not insure their treasured wood carvings, to help drive down the high price of insurance - which can cost thousands of dollars.
The fear that valuable knowledge will be lost when the present generation of Kaumatua die is prompting a confederation of tribes to develop new leaders.
In a break from tradition, the leadership role of Te Rūnanganui o Ngāti Porou could be filled by more than one person.
A Maori Anglican bishop denies that he has been replaced as vicar-general.
Ngati Porou leader Apirana Mahuika has been laid to rest, with hundreds gathering at Rahui Marae to say farewell. Audio
The Waitemata District Health Board says a new diabetes service at an Auckland-based Maori health centre is drawing in more tangata whenua than the DHB.
People involved in the Waikato region's billion-dollar Maori economy have been exploring how to develop more wealth and ways to get tangata whenua into employment. Audio
With another election looming on Saturday, what are some of the main political issues for tāngata whenua? Te Reo Māori, education, housing and employment are on the list.