Te Manu Korihi
5:30 PM. Te Manu Korihi, brings you highlights of the weeks' Maori news.
7:55 AM. Hundreds turned out in Palmerston North at the weekend for the launch of the first Maori Science Academy.
9:00 PM. Whanganui iwi have laid to rest bones of their tupuna, kept in storage for over 100 years, and the Maori Party is alarmed the Prime Minister is not ruling out ditching promises he made to the party, in exchange for its support for Resource Management Act changes.
8:49 AM. The largest exhibition of Ngapuhi artworks are on display in Kaikohe ahead of the tribe's annual festival.
8:39 AM. The Tamaki Herenga Waka Festival is expected to attract thousands of people who will also be able to paddle or sail one of the many traditional Maori waka.
6:19 PM. Ratana church followers are celebrating the official birthday of their prophet who was born 143 years ago today.
7:00 PM. Te Manu Korihi, brings you highlights of the weeks' Maori news.
6:28 PM. The closure of the only road into Otaki Forks north of Wellington means uncertainty for two people living near an unstable slip-prone road.
6:40 PM. A new science academy for Maori high school students has been created in the Manawatu to lift their achievement in the subjects.
6:46 PM. Some families in the Far North town of Kaikohe are being given a Christmas hamper surprise.
9:00 PM. Te Manu Korihi, brings you highlights of the weeks' Maori news.
6:27 PM. An animal rights group is calling for a new organisation to oversee animal welfare because it says the Ministry for Primary Industries is a 'ministry for farmers'.
6:24 PM. Local iwi are being given the right to vote in committee meetings at the Rotorua Lakes Council.
6:34 PM. Four Maori sisters who went missing seven weeks ago in Australia have been returned safely to their mother early today.
5:55 PM. Wellington rapper PERCIEVE has once again turned into a Maori Santa Claus delivering hundreds of gifts to children in Porirua.
8:52 AM. A breakaway Far North rugby league competition is gathering support as teams balk at travelling up to three hours each way for 80 minutes on the field
9:00 PM. Coming up just after 5-30, Our Maori news team, Te Manu Korihi, brings you highlights of the weeks' Maori news, including: - a petition is handed over to parliament asking for a public holiday to mark the New Zealand wars and the launch of Te Tapuwae Roa, a hikoi to mark the New Zealand wars commemorations and a former New Zealand journalist Maihi Nikora is calling for the Australian police to ramp up their search for his four granddaughters who have been missing now for six weeks.
6:51 PM. Maori tertiary education providers are frustrated their performance is measured in the same way as universities and polytechs.
6:39 PM. Campaigners for a holiday to mark the New Zealand wars hope a national hikoi through major battlefields will add momentum to their cause.
5:54 PM. Demand is growing for a public holiday to mark the New Zealand land wars.
9:00 PM. Coming up just after 5-30, Our Māori news team, Te Manu Korihi, brings you highlights of the weeks' Māori news, including: - An urgent Waitangi Tribunal Claim has been lodged challenging yet another Northland mandated treaty authority and calling for a halt in negotiations and the number of new Maori doctors will increase by more than a half to 80 in a year's time.
6:15 PM. A Northland Maori community group is taking back control of its local swimming spot.
6:45 PM. Experienced Maori and Pasifika tradespeople are helping the next generation of apprentices.
5:55 PM. A South Waikato iwi has spent millions of dollars to buy half 47.5 percent of the two-and-a-half-thousand hectare Ranginui Station.
7:36 AM. The Labour Party reshuffle has ruffled feathers in the Maori seats with veteran politician Nanaia Mahuta dropping from 4th to 12th, losing her position as the head of the Maori caucus and the portfolio for Maori Development.
9:00 PM. Our Maori news team, Te Manu Korihi, brings you highlights of the weeks' Maori news, including: - an initiative by South Island iwi, Ngai Tahu to keep Maori babies alive and plans are underway to get everyone in Auckland speaking te reo Maori.
8:52 AM. After 110 years of educating young Maori women, Turakina Maori Girls Boarding School will close its doors next week.
7:28 AM. Two jerseys once worn by All Black great George Nepia are up for sale at an auction house in Wales tomorrow.
7:45 AM. Maori musicians have taken to social media to protest the exclusion of the Maori Language award from last week's televised ceremony of the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards.
6:55 PM. This week on Te Waonui a te Manu Korihi, a South Taranaki hapu says it's historical Treaty claims are about to settled despite the fact it hasn't negotiated anything with anyone, Maori leaders are calling for a national day to commemorate New Zealand's land wars and an East Coast iwi commemorate the 150th anniversary of the siege of Waerenga a Hika, on the outskirts of Gisborne.