5:16 PM A study of Māori living on the West Coast has found racial bigotry is alive and well in the region and poses a challenge for whānau trying to raise healthy, confident children.
5:04 PM West Coast leaders are about to press pause on significant natural areas, citing indecision by government ministers and a lack of clarity on how to proceed.
Maniaiti/Benneydale would all but disappear if a modest contribution to draw tourists to the nearby Timber Trail was scuttled, local leaders say.
A wrong decision and poor advice have been blamed for Waitomo District Council pushing Māori wards on the council out to the 2025 election.
A provision allowing freedom camping at a popular fishing spot on the Wairau River for four months could be scrapped, upsetting whitebaiters.
Iwi have pushed pause on a new partnership plan with the South Taranaki District Council to strengthen the rules.
EXPLAINER: There's huge opposition in the Far North to Significant Natural Areas being brought in but why? We break it down.
The taonga, an obelisk made from the hull of a waka nearly 5m tall, is a monument to Te Mahutu, a rangatira of the Pipiriki area.
Police in south Auckland say they are under pressure dealing with increasing numbers of people who are intoxicated, or have mental health issues.