Kermadec sanctuary ‘extinguishes’ Māori fishing rights - TOKM
The Māori Fisheries Conference has been given an update and asked to consider the legal action being taken by Te Ohu Kaimoana (TOKM) against the Crown. TOKM director Jamie Tuuta told the conference while they support the protection of the Kermadecs, the Government must ensure they are also protecting Māori fishing rights whether they are fishing in the area now or not.
The Struggle for Māori Fishing Rights-Te Ika a Māori
The author of a newly released book ‘The Struggle for Māori Fishing Rights - Te Ika a Māori’ says the Government must read the book to stop them from making laws that erode Māori fishing rights. Brian Bargh warns that Māori will not lose control again of their hard fought fishing rights.
Māori Affairs Select Committee briefed on TPP
The Māori Affairs Select Committee was briefed today about how the Trans-Pacific Partnership will affect Māori. Members expressed concerns about the retention of Treaty rights and the impact the trade pact might have on indigenous fauna and flora.
Māori-Hawaiian whānau raise kids in trilingual environment
Language revitalisation experts suggest the use of the reo at home is the best way to keep the Māori language alive. One Maui-based family - part Māori and part Hawaiian, living between here and Hawai’i are going the extra mile to ensure their cultural heritage stays alive. Peata Melbourne caught up with them in Maui.
New caps named in NZ women’s sevens
The NZ Women’s Sevens side has been selected to play in the US and Canada. For all players, but particularly the rookies, it will be a chance for them to show they’ve got what it takes to secure a spot in the Olympic squad.
Netball: Waikato-BOP Magic welcomes Courtney Tairi’s return
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic are hoping to rediscover the form which saw them win the title in 2012, the only NZ team to achieve the feat. As Tamati Rimene-Sproat reports, a big part of their plans is a player who's returning from a serious injury.