Government intervention has no place in KKM
Plans to remove a government appointed commissioner from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Whangaroa has got national support. Te Rūnanga Nui o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori is throwing its weight behind the kura's High Court application, saying it won't stand by and let anyone of its kura be dissected by the Government.
Otamatea mourns the loss of its young rugby player
It’s believed the body of a 17-year-old who died in a tragic rugby incident over the weekend will be taken to be mourned on his marae of Otamatea in Maungaturoto. Jordan Kemp died in hospital following an incident where he collapsed during a game between his Otamatea Hawks side and Old Boys Marist on Saturday.
Te Pou Matakana refutes conflict of interest claims
Chair Merepeka Raukawa-Tait refutes claims that board members of those involved in Te Pou Matakana have conflicts of interest, and therefore should not be in their position. Te Pou Matakana is the new commissioning agency of the North Island for Whānau Ora officially that was launched today, but not without criticism.
New leadership team for Wānanga o Aotearoa
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has announced its new leadership management team. The new leadership team of nine members is part of a redesign by the wānanga to improve the provision of its services.
Chairman ensures Māori interests in Auckland planning
Auckland is home to the highest concentration of Māori, and today, the chair of the Independent Māori Statutory Board went in to fight for Māori interests at a workshop held by the city’s council.
Ice Challenge: Latest FB craze aims to raise cancer awareness
Facebook newsfeeds everywhere have been flooded with videos of the Ice Challenge promoting cancer awareness. Our reporter Pere Wihongi has been nominated and he’s gone to find out whether it’s really helping those affected by cancer.
Kura kaupapa takes on flashmob challenge
There are many ways to promote our language, but Te Taura Whiri has come up with an idea that's a bit outside the box; a flashmob haka to increase the visibility of the Māori language. And one kura kaupapa Māori has gone ahead and embraced the challenge.
Te Kohe Tuhaka tackles new director role
Te Kohe Tuhaka is a well-known face on our screens who has stepped behind the scenes to direct a new play called Putorino Hill.