Te Manu Korihi
Te Manu Korihi headlines with summaries.
The Waitangi Tribunal's draft findings on proposed changes to laws governing Māori land have been dismissed as "bizarre" by Treaty Negotiations Minister Chris Finlayson.
The Crown does not yet have enough support from Maori to make changes to laws governing Maori land, the Waitangi Tribunal says.
Before the sun rose this morning, 200 people attended a blessing of Te Kōngahu - the new museum on the Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
Iwi leaders are urging the Crown to wait for the Waitangi Tribunal to make a call on who can change Maori land laws.
Having a Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust employee handling votes on whether to sell a key asset in Wellington is not a good look, some iwi members say. (AUDIO)
The Federation of Māori Authorities is supporting the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership, but says its members still want some assurances.
Hundreds turned out in Palmerston North at the weekend for the launch of the Maori Science Academy, which will have a NASA aerospace engineer as its ambassador.
Auckland's first ever waka festival will take place on the city's waterfront this weekend. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)
The largest exhibition of Ngāpuhi artworks are on display in Kaikohe, before the tribe's annual festival.
Just three or four people could perform the Māori welcome for visiting Trans Pacific Partnership dignitaries on Thursday. (COMMENTS)
The government may be left red faced if it can't find an iwi to perform its official pōwhiri for the Trans Pacific Partnership signing this week. (COMMENTS)
Investigators have ruled out foul play as the cause of a fire that destroyed a building at an Otaki wananga last week.
Prime Minister John Key should not use threats of a ban to "duck out" of his planned visit to Waitangi, former Māori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels says. (AUDIO)
Up to 80 kōiwi have been returned to Whanganui iwi for an emotional burial. (AUDIO)
A petition to have a Māori veteran's pension restored after it was suspended over an arrest warrant has more than 1500 signatures.
The Whangaruru charter school closed today was a shameful waste of public money, the union representing secondary teachers says.
An 88-year-old Māori war veteran has been begging at Kaitaia markets after his pension was cut just before Christmas.
The Crown should be welcome at Waitangi despite Māori concerns about the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal, the Waitangi Festival organiser says.
Rātana church followers are celebrating the official birthday of their prophet - who was born 143 years ago today.
An Auckland hapū said it will not take part in welcoming ceremonies for the signing of the TPP because it fears the deal threatens its independence. (AUDIO, COMMENTS)