Te Manu Korihi
Listen to Te Manu Korihi News for 25 July 2014 3 min 22 sec
The Treaty Negotiations Minister says the passing of the Tuhoe settlement law won't stop iwi and hapu groups who also have an interest in Te Urewera, from having their claims settled.
Te Tai Hauauru MP, Tariana Turia, says as she retires from politics she's confident her party colleague, Chris McKenzie, who's campaigning for her seat has what it takes to win.
Retiring Minister of Maori Affairs Pita Sharples admits that before he became an MP, he had no desire to become a politician and preferred instead to be a community advocate. (AUDIO)
A contentious bill to put the job of revitalising Te Reo in the hands of iwi has had its first reading in Parliament. It's been criticised by Mana candidate for Waiariki Annette Sykes.
A national campaign to promote Maori language week is underway, but some Te Reo advocates fear tribal dialects could be lost due to a push to learn a standardised version of Maori.
A working group wants feedback from Waikato-Tainui descendants about options to make sure its tribal organisations work and benefits them. A sponsor group co-chaired by Nanaia Mahuta is reviewing iwi entities.
The Maori names Nikau and Aria were last year's most popular names for a boy and girl. Nikau also topped the list in 2012, while Maia was most popular for a girl that year.
A Moriori leader believes funding for a new museum on the Chathams would be better spent saving sacred trees that have ancient Moriori carvings on them from further decimation.
Iwi have told researchers they want Maori protocols incorporated into how human tissue from tangata whenua is taken and used for treatments such as diabetes and gout.
The Human Rights Review Tribunal has been told newspaper cartoons were insulting, discriminating and brought Maori and Pasifika into contempt. MP Louisa Wall has made a complaint.
The Maori Language Commission says it would support the introduction of Te Reo lessons in primary schools.
A librarian in South Auckland is collating video interviews with kuia and koroua (grandmothers and grandfathers) from the area, to help keep their stories alive.
A Moriori conservationist plans to seek world heritage status for a park on the Chatham Islands. The Hapupu Reserve is one of only two historic national parks in New Zealand.
A Maori language expert says learning Te Reo is a political statement for some Maori and a way of showing they still exist. (AUDIO)
The editor of a newspaper which published a cartoon accepts it caused offence, but defends its publication. MP Louisa Wall laid a complaint with the Human Rights Review Tribunal.
The tribal and charitable arms of Ngati Porou have reached an agreement with Contact Energy that they hope will help pay the power bills for 50 marae.
The Labour Party says it will focus on increasing the number of Te Reo speaking teachers, as part of its language policy. Some in the party say Te Reo is one of their main campaign issues.
People driving into Te Kūiti in the King Country this week will be greeted with new road signs.
Permanent hearing loss is twice as prevalent among young Maori than Pakeha - but there's no firm evidence to suggest why, research shows.
A Human Rights Review Tribunal Hearing has heard that a complaint about two cartoons should be dismissed to ensure freedom of expression is not unreasonably restricted.
The editor of a newspaper which published a cartoon currently before a Human Rights Review Tribunal says the print media sometimes publish provocative material to spark valuable public debate.
The chair of a Rangitikei iwi hopes its new partnership with Lincoln University could result in iwi members gaining doctorates in the agricultural sector.
The Maori Language Commission is calling on the MetService to start using the correct spelling of Whanganui. Crown agencies were told to use the 'h' in Whanganui in 2009.
Former Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels believes the Internet-Mana alliance could encourage first-time rangatahi Maori voters to sign up for this year's general election.
The Maori arm of the National Network for Stopping Violence is praising a new report proposing Maori agencies become part of an integrated approach to combating domestic violence.
The former director of the Glenn Inquiry says Maori are especially disadvantaged by the current piecemeal approach to dealing with domestic or child abuse.
The Civil Defence Minister is supporting Northland iwi in their plans to talk about marae being used as hubs in an emergency. Te Tai Tokerau has been hit by damage caused by flooding.