Te Manu Korihi

Global Aboriginal rights protests

Thousands of Aboriginal rights campaigners demonstrated their opposition across Australia today over the Western Australian Government's plans to close down their rural communities.

Maori, Pasifika pre-school numbers rise

The number of Maori and Pasifika children going to pre-school has risen over the last year, with participation rate over 90 percent.

UK-based wharenui should come home

A Maori advisor says the only wharenui in Britain that escaped being razed by fire should be returned home to New Zealand.

Maori-made food from Palmy to Dubai

An iwi-owned company has landed a new deal to supply Dubai with emergency food pouches.

Keep fisheries body, says Ngāpuhi

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi says a proposal to abolish the Maori fisheries body - Te Ohu Kaimoana - is very short-sighted.

Global solidarity over Aboriginal rights

Protest rallies are planned in more than a dozen Australian towns and cities over plans to close remote Aboriginal communities.

Elder warns of calls for action

The trustees of Northland's Poroti Springs are warning they can't guarantee the safety or security of a water-bottling plant to be built there.

Te Matatini 2017 dates announced

The Te Matatini National Committee has announced the dates of when the next national kapa haka competition will take place.

Would you like Te Reo with that?

One of Wellington's newest restaurants is serving its diners Te Reo Māori as an extra language on its menu.

Iwi finds out about oil spill via media

A Tauranga iwi is unhappy to have found out about an oil spill only through the media and press releases from Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

Water hearing time to be decided

The Waitangi Tribunal has called a judicial conference to sort out when a second round of hearings will be held into Māori rights to freshwater and geothermal resources.

Maori tertiary provider turns 30

Being forced to build on a rubbish tip was an inauspicious start but Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has survived a number of challenges along the way.

Minister biffs school problem back to church

Ongoing problems at Hato Petera College in Auckland need to be resolved by the school and the Catholic Church, which runs the Maori boarding kura, says the Education Minister Hekia Parata.

Settlement process 'insufficent' on social services

The government has been told the Treaty settlement process is not well suited to exploring opportunities for Maori groups to be more involved in commissioning social services.

Australia plans 'flout' international law

The Australian government is being accused of flouting international law in an effort to give the mining and oil industry access to Aborignal land.

Extreme heat prompts rethink of Matatini staging

Searing heat at Te Matatini in March has prompted the competition's organisers to look at how to improve the stage.

Majority Wellington Māori oppose supercity

Most of Wellington region's grassroots Māori oppose the plan for a supercity that would see them lose their voice on local councils. (AUDIO)

Waikato kaumatua urged to get flu jab

A Waikato District Health Board official worries if local kaumatua aren't vaccinated from influenza, the ripple effect could harm Maori culture.

'A great advocate for Māoridom'

A National list MP of Ngāi Tahu descent is validating the position of a Christchurch local body politician, who is retaining his seat from his new location in Whanganui.

Strong Māori response to UE change

Māori have responded well after University Entrance standards were raised last year, on average out-performing Pākehā in numeracy and literacy.