Te Manu Korihi

Working party to consider kohanga reo future

Kohanga Reo National Trust HQ in Wellington.

Some submissions made after a hui on kohanga reo are calling on the Te Kohanga Reo National Trust Board to stand down.

Tribe wants a halt on Tuhoe law

Taken by Rosemary Rangitauira 22 March 2013 Wellington

A tribe in the Ohope area of Bay of Plenty wants a freeze put on the Tuhoe Treaty settlement legislation.

NZ First refuses to name tribes

NZ First leader Winston Peters.

New Zealand First is refusing to name the tribes it says have been cut out of Crown settlements at the top of South Island.

Pebbles from Gallipoli to come to NZ

Hallowed ground - Modern Turkish soldiers stand where their forebears repulsed Anzac troops after the 1915 Gallipoli landings.

Pebbles from Gallipoli are due to be brought back to Aoteroa and displayed at the national museum, Te Papa Tongarewa.

Maori citizenship figures questioned

A Sydney-based Maori academic, Brent Reihana, says he doesn't agree with a recent survey showing fewer Maori in Australia are gaining citizenship.

Doubt cast on future of Maori research

A researcher is rejecting a Government claim that Maori research will continue and grow.

MPs reject Tuhoe settlement argument

A Bay of Plenty tribe has lost another round in its fight against the Tuhoe Treaty settlement.

Tribe pushes for haka copyright law

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw leads the haka.

Ngati Toa is to campaign for copyright legislation to cover its tribal haka, Ka Mate.

Pepi pods going to marae in Waikato

Baby sleeping pods will begin to appear in marae on the Waikato region.

Family appeals Public Works Act

Woodbourne Air Base

Descendants of a Pakeha farming family are asking the Government to review the Public Works Act.

Iwi hopeful on Maori council seats

A northern Taranaki iwi, Te Atiawa, is optimistic that there will be dedicated Maori seats on the New Plymouth District Council.

Scheme aims to cut re-offending

Te Tirohanga aims to reduce re-offending by 30 percent.

A national rehabilitation programme is teaching whanau of Maori inmates what they need to do to help their whanaunga cope once they're released.

Greens add PWA to Treaty policy

The Green Party is planning to add the Public Works Act to its Treaty of Waitangi policy for this year's general election.

NZ First votes against settlement

New Zealand First has taken a stand against a piece of Treaty legislation at the top of the South Island, saying smaller tribes are being cut out of Crown settlements.

Stronger lead on Maori seats sought

New Plymouth mayor Andrew Judd is lobbying the Government to implement Maori seats on the district council.

Maori Council praises Jones

Shane Jones.

The Maori Council says it is shocked Shane Jones is leaving Parliament - and calls him an outstanding politician.

Iwi lobby for council representation

The fight for iwi representation on New Plymouth district council has now been taken to the Crown.

Half marathon aims to raise bar

The organiser of a half marathon to raise money for a marae in Whanganui says it's about improving health among whanau and giving back to the marae.

Traction for BOP iwi education strategy

Te Whanau a Apanui leader Willie Te Aho is pleased an education strategy compiled by the iwi is being taken seriously by the Government.