Te Manu Korihi

Rule to shield haka from misuse

The All Blacks perform the haka at an international test match against Ireland in Dublin last year.

Ngati Toa descendants have packed out Parliament's public gallery to witness the introduction of a law to protect their famous tribal haka, Ka Mate.

Historical claims settled in South Island

All historical Treaty of Waitangi claims in the South Island have been settled.

Case for kura 'dubious from start'

The secondary teachers union says it's not surprising a Northland charter school is having trouble getting staff.

Maori electoral boundary changes

The Electoral Commission has made minor adjustments to the Maori electoral boundaries of Ikaroa-Rawhiti and Waiariki.

Setback for Maori charter school

Exit sign in English and Maori.

A Maori charter school in Northland has had another setback, this one the resignation of its business director.

Thousands gathering for hui

Thousands of people are gathering in Upper Hutt north of Wellington for the annual Maori Catholic Hui Aranga event.

Confidence CFRT can get job done

A forestry block in the Kaingaroa Forest.

Crown Forestry Rental Trust chair Angela Foukles is confident it can get the job of funding treaty claimants done, despite troubled relationships between trustees.

Rangatahi pick up Te Reo - Census

Rangatahi are riding to the rescue of Te Reo - despite the census showing a drop in Maori language speakers.

Maori Catholic event in Upper Hutt

The chairperson of a Palmerston North Maori Catholic club, Rawiri Tinirau, says many non-religious members are still drawn to the Hui Aranga event.

Only half Ngapuhi hapu join mandate process

Fewer than half of all Ngapuhi hapu have chosen to support the tribe's Treaty settlement process - by nominating people to direct it.

Call to challenge Australian law

The Australian flag.

A test case needs to be brought against Australia to challenge laws that discriminate against New Zealanders, the Maori Affairs Select Committee has been told.

Fisheries bill changes disappoint

Maori fisheries trust Te Ohu Kaimoana is disappointed the Government has dropped iwi exemptions to new laws stopping the use of foreign fishing boats, it says.

Auckland bucks Maori ethnicity trend

Most regions are recording increases in the proportion of Maori but Auckland is bucking the trend, new statistics show.

Ngapuhi eyes claim over fishing rules

Ngapuhi suggests it could take a contemporary Waitangi Tribunal claim over a new commercial fishing law.

PM rejects carbon price rise plea

A collective of tribal leaders has failed to convince the Government to boost the price of carbon credits.

Museums join to bring medal home

Te Pahi's silver medal.

A medal awarded to a Ngapuhi chief 200 years ago is returning home thanks to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa and the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Marae group happy with dam decision

A marae collective believes its appeals for the protection of the environment have been recognised in a decision on the Ruataniwha dam.

CFRT showing progress - Paul

The Crown Forestry Rental Trust is already showing signs of progress as it moves to mend a serious breakdown within the organisation, Maori member Maanu Paul says.