Te Manu Korihi

Flavell wants Ture Whenua Act review

A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers shows that improvements to Maori freehold land and forestry could add billions of dollars to the New Zealand economy.

Other iwi benefiting from sweet success

The Ātihau-Whanganui Incorporation is sharing its business knowledge with neighbouring tribes to help generate money for their descendants by using land that's unsuitable for beef and sheep farming.

Mighty River welcomes land ruling

Mighty River Power has welcomed a decision by the High Court to strike out an injunction application by a hapu trying to stop the sale of land owned by the company.

Iwi wants to buy back ancestral mountain

A Far North iwi plans to buy back its ancestral maunga, Whakakoro. It was the home of Ngapuhi tupuna Ueoneone and the ancestral mountain of Te Rarawa and hapu Ngati Haua.

All should be entitled to compo: RSA

The Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association is backing a move by Māori military veterans seeking compensation, but says everyone who served should be entitled.

Community organisation defends cutbacks

A community organisation says it has been forced to make some hard decisions about what services it has got rid of, after Auckland lawyers saved the job of a disestablished worker.

Ngati Porou maps coastline for claims

Tairāwhiti tribe Ngāti Porou is applying for customary marine title for a "reasonable" stretch of the coastline in its territory, as it seeks to protect its beaches, it says.

OMV gets consent to continue drilling

International oil and gas company OMV has been granted a marine consent to continue drilling in the South Taranaki Bight despite ongoing opposition from west coast hapu and iwi.

Ngai Tahu launches farming diploma

Ngai Tahu has launched a new Maori Farming Diploma it hopes will produce the country's future leaders in agriculture.

Lawyers rally to fund social worker

Auckland lawyers are rallying to keep a court social worker in her job after her position was axed by a community organisation.

Valuation key to Maori land rates

A Far North iwi leader says valuation is the key to deciding what rates councils should be charging for Maori land.

HNZ skirts blame over Kainga Whenua

Housing New Zealand is not taking the blame for the small number of loans issued to Maori who want to build houses on their shared land.

Maori war veterans lay Tribunal claims

Lawyers representing Māori military veterans have laid out their claims today before the Waitangi Tribunal.

Climate comments unpolitic - Maori Party

The Maori Party says the Climate Change Iwi Leadership Group has some housekeeping to do in order to preserve its relationship with the Government.

Hapu may fight Mighty River

A Northland hapu is considering an appeal after a failed court bid to stop the sale of land owned by Mighty River Power.

Labour criticises climate letter

The Labour Party says a letter to an Iwi Leaders Group reprimanding its representative at the Climate Change conference in Peru is heavy handed.

Maori servicemen grievances to be heard

A Waitangi Tribunal judicial conference to set the boundaries for claims made by Maori military veterans begins today.

Health funding shortfall may not be disaster

The Maori Medical Practitioners Assocation's says potential public health sector funding cuts could be a disaster or an opportunity for Maori services.

Iwi climate group reprimanded by minister

Climate Change Issues Minister Tim Groser has reprimanded a Maori leaders group over its representative at the recent United Nations meeting in Peru.

LGNZ supports call for landowners to pay up

Local Government New Zealand's Lawrence Yule is backing a demand by Northland Regional councillor and former MP that Māori landowners pay their rates.