Te Manu Korihi

20th anniversary of Whanganui's Pakaitore

It's 20 years since the noho of Whanganui's Pakaitore, or Moutoa Gardens - a protest that lasted for 79 days. (AUDIO)

$50,000 grant for Marae study

An Auckland researcher has been awarded a $50,000 grant to investigate how Marae-based learning can be developed.

Christian camp fails to block wāhi tapu status

A campground north of Wellington has lost its fight to stop land being declared wāhi tapu - or sacred to Māori.

Language loss due to colonisation - Iwi leader

A Māori language leader in the Far North says Professor Timoti Karetu's comments blaming iwi for the loss of Te Reo is unreasonable.

Commissioner may return on anniversary

Police Commissioner Mike Bush is expected to return to the tribal lands of Ngai Tuhoe - potentially on the anniversary of his apology to the tribe on 13 August.

Te Arawa to draft cultural values on water

The central North Island iwi collective of Te Arawa is talking about developing a list of cultural values to help explain why water is important to the tribes.

Minister surprised at hui topics.

The Minister for Maori Development says he's surprised planned changes to laws covering Maori land and language have not been the focus of his nation-wide hui.

Maori academics to consider new NZ flag

Ngāi Tahu academic Hana O'Regan is among those who will help the public decide whether New Zealand should get a new flag.

More Whanganui businesses embrace the 'h'

A Whanganui sports organisation has added the letter 'h' to its name, saying the change reflects the positive relationship it has with local iwi.

Academic places loss of language at feet of iwi

A former Maori Language Commissioner is blaming some iwi for the loss of the Maori language.

Outspoken bishop suspended from post

An Anglican Maori Bishop who recently provided refuge to a Christchurch family to avoid deportation, has been stood down from his post as head of the church's Te Waipounamu Diocese.

Te Arawa entity wants to develop new leaders

The fear that valuable knowledge will be lost when the present generation of Kaumatua die is prompting a confederation of tribes to develop new leaders.

Selwyn Parata to lead Ngati Porou Runanganui

Te Runanganui o Ngati Porou has appointed a new leader, Selwyn Parata.

Indigenous food sales fall short

A Crown-run indigenous food brand has missed its takings target, earning four times less than it wanted.

NZQA defends Maori exams

The Qualifications Authority is defending criticism from a kura body over how two Maori language exams are credited.

How well does the education system support Māori?

The Auditor General says some schools believe they have better relationships with whānau than whānau think they do.

Ngati Toa give history tour

A Porirua-based tribe has hosted a post-Treaty settlement tour of their tribal area - and their buses were booked out by elderly Pākehā folk. (AUDIO)

AgResearch and Te Tumu Paeroa partner

A new partnership between AgResearch and a big Māori land manager is promising to open doors into scientific research for tāngata whenua.

$60,000 for Maori development up for grabs

$60,000 is up for grabs on the Kāpiti Coast for projects that develop Māori economic activity.

Call to widen scope of Te Reo law

The country's guardians of Te Reo Maori say all government departments should abide by a proposed new Maori language law - not just Maori agencies.