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It's just as well Justin Patterson has good mates, caring neighbours and family nearby.
A Treaty lawyer says the Crown's approach to recognising Māori water rights is no better than its handling of foreshore and seabed claims.
MPs have heard iwi don't want the Māori fisheries body to be abolished, which is at odds with an independent report suggesting it should go. Audio
The way in which Whānau Ora has been run in its first four years has come in for heavy criticism from the public spending watchdog, the Auditor General.
An iwi-owned company has landed a new deal to supply Dubai with emergency food pouches.
Urban tangata whenua are being overlooked in the Government's plans for a new agency to lead the kaitiakitanga of Te Reo, the Māori Language Commission says.
Ngāti Kahungunu says its litigation of its regional council is not a good example of what a partnership should look like.
The Māori Language Commission says a $200,000 cap on the chief executive salary is hampering its ability to find someone with the right skills for the role.
The lower North Island tribe, Ngāti Toa, wants all of its members to be speaking or learning Te Reo Maori in four years' time.
Māori Television is considering changing its policy after it came under fire for censoring a haka that was critical of the channel.
The Far North District Council is accused of bypassing iwi in a vote on creating Māori wards.
An infectious disease specialist says the prospect of an effective vaccine to combat rheumatic fever is an exciting development. Audio
A proposal's in place to abolish the fisheries body - Te Ohu Kaimoana. It's one of a number of plans from a review of how the Māori quota is managed.
Bach owner Jim Harre says planned Treaty of Waitangi settlement legislation would 'landlock' his holiday home and his access to it would be short-lived.
A campground north of Wellington has lost its fight to stop land being declared wāhi tapu - or sacred to Māori.
A Crown-run indigenous food brand has missed its takings target, earning four times less than it wanted.
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.
Māori with dreams to build homes on their own land are putting their plans in the "too-hard basket" - one of the key findings in a new Auditor General's report holding Crown agenices to account.
The Maori Council has scored a win against the Crown over who should control the Maori Wardens, with the Waitangi Tribunal ruling the Crown has breached the Treaty of Waitangi. Audio
Labour's Kelvin Davis says the Catholic Diocese of Auckland is letting down Hato Petera College, and is urging religious leaders not to put students' education at risk.
An Education Review Office report has found a lack of agreement between Hato Petera College and its religious landowner is holding back the Māori boarding school.
A Crown media funder is preparing for legal action from Māori radio stations not funded by the Government. Te Māngai Pāho says significant iwi groups do not have a pūtea.
Members of an Auckland tribe with no marae and virtually no land have watched politicians begin putting to rest long-standing grievances created by the Crown.
The proportion of Maori in the police has risen to its highest level in eight years, with 1200 tangata whenua in the service, but still short of reflecting the national Maori population. Audio
National has released its Treaty of Waitangi and Māori Affairs policies and pushed its Treaty of Waitangi settlements deadline out by another three years, to 2017.