Te Manu Korihi
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.
5:55 PM. Ngai Tahu Maori from around the country are gathering in Dunedin to celebrate their identity and culture.
8:48 AM. An East Coast iwi will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the siege of Waerenga a Hika, on the outskirts of Gisborne, today.
8:20 AM. A community driven campaign to cut the number of young Aboriginal Australians drinking excessively is being credited with a 16 percent drop in youth binge drinking.
5:46 PM. Scientists are planning to use geochemical fingerprinting to discover the origins of treasured Maori cloaks.
5:56 PM. A researcher says setting extra nationwide targets would go a long way to reduce gaps between Maori and non-Maori in health.
5:56 PM. The Green Party has sworn in its newest MP, Marama Davidson, who will take on the Maori Development portfolio and become the fourth member of the party's Maori caucus. Her arrival means Parliament 20 per cent of MPs are Maori.
5:52 PM. Palmerston North will provide a showcase of kapahaka over the next few days with hundreds of primary and intermediate school children competing in the national kapa haka competition.
6:55 PM. The Manu Korihi news team brings you highlights of the week's Maori news, including the escalating Lake Horowhenua row, and urban Maori struggling with high burial costs.
6:22 PM. Some parents are angry and disappointed about the decision to close Hato Petera College to boarders.
5:57 PM. The signing of the Declaration of Independence of New Zealand is being celebrated on the Waitangi Treaty grounds for the first time, on its 180th anniversary.
5:48 PM. Over 300 weavers attended the biannual Weavers National hui held in Ahipara in the Far North over the weekend.
9:00 PM. The Manu Korihi news team brings you highlights of the weeks' Maori news, including: - Report reveals substantial harm caused to Whanganui Maori and a native flower comes back from the brink of extinction.
3:23 PM. A native plant has been nurtured back from the brink of extinction.
5:48 PM. Māori Television is to remain in Auckland.
5:52 PM. A whanau support group at Victoria University says it's under threat.
6:51 PM. It's an action packed weekend ahead for the Maori Party which is keen to win back voters and revamp its image as an enduring voice for Maori; Rangatahi Maori in Auckland are confused about how reforms to Maori land laws will impact them, and are keen to have a say on the changes; A Maori film festival director wants to organise a symposium on indigenous food and gastronomy after he gets back home from a festival in Canada.
5:48 PM. The Presbyterian Church's Māori division has rounded on its General Assembly, accusing it of walking away from its partnership to fund and support Turakina Maori Girls College; The Maori Party is aiming for a plan of attack to win back Maori voters and make itself known as an enduring voice for Maori.
8:48 AM. The Anglican Church says it is doing enough to ensure the survival of the kura it runs, contrary to criticisms made by the Minister of Maori Development; A health research says a series of reports into Maori well-being across the motu provides a stark reminder of the inequities they face in achieving good health; The famous novel Alice in Wonderland has been translated into Te Reo Maori to mark its 150th anniversary.
6:26 AM. A health research says a series of reports into Maori well-being across the motu provides a stark reminder of the inequities they face in achieving good health; A group of Maori and Pacific delegates travelling to Guam next year will all have to apply for U.S visas; The famous novel Alice in Wonderland has been translated into Te Reo Maori to mark its 150th anniversary.
6:49 PM. An international study shows Maori have a higher chance of getting cancer than non-Maori, but the same is not true for other countries' indigenous peoples; The National Urban Maori Authority is urging the Government to come-up with a fresh approach to stop the high rate of Maori dying on the road.
5:52 PM. An international study shows Maori have a higher chance of getting cancer than non-Maori, but the same is not true for other countries' indigenous peoples. It shows that inequalities for cancer is higher in New Zealand than it is in Australia, Canada and the United States. But Te Manu Korihi reporter Leigh Marama McLachlan found experts here dispute the overseas data and are more concerned about the divide within Aotearoa.
8:50 AM. The Crown is trying to block submissions made by Maori Land Court Judges from being used in a Waitangi Tribunal hearing against its review of Maori land laws; The Turakina Maori Girls' College Old Girls Association says the interim decision that the kura should close took them by surprise; An anti-violence network says statistics showing Maori are more likely to be hospitalised or die from violence reflect a lack of response from government agencies; The National Maori Broadband Working Group is welcoming the announcement made by the Government to appoint members to the Maori ICT Development Fund Advisory Group.
6:27 AM. The Turakina Maori Girls' College Old Girls Association says the interim decision that the kura should close has come as a surprise; The rate of hospitalisation as a result of assault or attempted homicide was nearly six times as high for Maori women as non-Maori women over the past three years; The National Maori Broadband Working Group is welcoming the announcement made by the Government to appoint members to the Maori ICT Development Fund Advisory Group.
6:45 PM. The Minister of Maori Development has come out swinging at the churches that run Maori boarding schools, after the Minister of Education announced an interim decision that Turakina Maori Girls' College should close; A Whanganui iwi activist who has been described as a staunch supporter of tino rangatiratanga or self determination was buried today.
5:54 PM. Ill-feeling caused by a failed royal visit to the Maori King last year will be put to rest next month when the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall visit Turangawaewae marae. An offer of a 90-minute visit to the marae by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge last year, was turned down by the Kingitanga, as the time allowed was deemed too short for proper protocols to be followed. It was viewed by some as a royal snub. Details of the visit next month were released this morning. Andrew McRae reports.
6:26 AM. The Race Relations Commissioner says statistics revealing Maori are almost three times as likely as non-Maori to have experienced unfair treatment on the basis of ethnicity show agencies need to do more to respond to racial discrimination; The Ngati Hine representative on Tuhoronuku says she is still part of the hapu, even if she doesn't live in Aotearoa.