Taranaki iwi and hapū to get more say in New Plymouth street names video

The co-chair of Te Huinga Taumatua, Gordon Brown, said the committee had to take Ngāti Te Whiti’s view on board.

The council’s iwi committee promised officials would be instructed to change how they work so mana whenua are consulted from the start of resource consent processes.

Right of way named after late New Plymouth developer

New Plymouth developer and builder Willie Still, 93, died in 2020 before his seven section subdivision was complete.

A New Plymouth hapū say council road naming policies need to change, after they compromised the naming of a new right of way.

Covid-19: All Black TJ Perenara takes whānau to get vaccinated in Porirua video

All Black halfback TJ Perenara has joined his family in getting their Covid-19 vaccination at a centre in Porirua.

The world champion half-back addresses vaccine hesitancy and why it's important for Māori to get the jab in a new video.

He maemae aroha ki a Kihi Ngātai o Tauranga Moana video

Tauranga Moana is in mourning after the death of Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui and Ngāti Pukenga elder Kihi Ngātai.

Tauranga Moana is in mourning after the death of Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui and Ngāti Pukenga elder Kihi Ngātai at the age of 91.

Te Wānanga Whare Tapere o Tākitumu opens in Rarotonga video

Te Vānanga Are Tapere o Tākitumu – Tākitumu Performing Arts School has open in the Cook Islands.

Te Whare Tapere o Tākitumu in the Cook Islands has opened to share history and culture that links Aotearoa and Rarotonga to the Tākitumu canoe.

He kohinga anō | more pou tiaki

Whānau customary claim refused video

Cape Turnagain was included in the area claimed for a customary marine title. (File photo)

But judge suggests they consider a claim of more limited scope.

Iwi say more council seats best chance for New Plymouth Māori

Councillor Dinnie Moeahu said more seats at large gave voters more say. (File photo)

The district council has to review the shape of its representation before next year’s local body poll.

Dawn raids apology: Racially targeted policy 'traumatised' those on both sides video

Ashburton's Robert Tito says the Government's apology over the dawn raids is a positive step.

For Robert Tito's half sister, a young Samoan police officer, the dawn raids were a different kind of nightmare.

Members bill 'undemocratic', councillor says

Waimate District Councillor Tom O'Connor is concerned about the “undemocratic” implications of a bill seeking to ...

A member’s bill to entrench Ngāi Tahu representation at the Environment Canterbury council table has been slammed as undemocratic by a Waimate District Councillor.

Ructions at West Coast Conservation Board over iwi role in Punakaiki DOC centre video

A new visitor centre and car park will be built in Punakaiki with Government funding.

Tensions have erupted at the West Coast Conservation Board between Ngāi Tahu representatives and a board member over Punakaiki's new visitor centre.

tā mātou pono | our truth

Our Truth: Tā Matou Pono: Māori exclusion from All Blacks tours 'hurtful' and racist video

George Nepia was one of the greatest All Blacks of the 20th century, but at the peak of his powers, was excluded from ...

Some of the greatest All Blacks were banned from touring South Africa because they were Māori and the NZ Government failed to back them.

The famous Mackenzie country landscape isn’t what it once was

The Mackenzie Country is admired for its rugged tussock and snowgrass but they are not its natural flora. It was once ...

As far back as the late 1800s, the remnants of ancient totara forests that once covered the valleys and hillsides were discovered.

The remains of a female rangatira discovered in a cave are believed to be hundreds of years old

Lake Hauroko in Fiordland National Park is New Zealand’s deepest lake, reaching a depth of 462 metres.

Inside an island cave on Lake Hauroko is the resting place of a Māori woman, thought to have been placed there sometime between 1550 and 1750.

The colonial road built for war video

Rangiriri fighter Kerei Te Paki and his wife Ngawaina.

The Great South Road paved the way to a war that would define New Zealand, a war bankrolled, in parts, by the Bank of New Zealand.

Our Truth, Tā Mātou Pono: The truth about Aotearoa

Our Truth, T?? M??tou Pono: The truth about Aotearoa - challenging the history of this country.

The history of New Zealand needs to be rewritten to include the voices and stories of Māori and other minority cultures.

He reo Māori | Māori Language

Filmmaker Chelsea Winstanley on working with Disney

25112020 News Photo: Abigail Dougherty/Stuff. Portrait of Oscar-winning filmmaker Chelsea Winstanley for the Sunday ...

Winstanley and Tweedie Waititi are working to translate Frozen and The Lion King into te reo.

Having the right dictionary at your fingertips

Not all dictionaries are created equal.

They are our go-to when it comes to understanding words, but when you're learning a new language like te reo, not all dictionaries are created equal.

Production starts on te reo Māori versions of Frozen and The Lion King

Princess Anna and Queen Elsa prepare to enter an enchanted forest in Frozen 2.

Chelsea Winstanley​ and Tweedie Waititi​ are leading the productions, after their success with Moana​ Reo Māori.

Māori Wardens upping their presence in Lower Hutt

Warden Mura-Ote-Ahi Peeke and Senior Warden Te Ari Taylor at their new base at the Naenae Community Policing Centre. The ...

Māori Wardens have reestablished themselves in the city to help combat social problems.

The man who made a racial slur his name

Hori/Hohepa Thompson: “I feel like the last 10 years has been me making up for everything.”

He also made it his business, his brand, and tattooed it on his palm.

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