Kōhanga reo petition for treaty claim to proceed
As Kōhanga Reo resurfaces in the news again, Te Karere visits Gisborne’s Te Whakaruruhau Kōhanga Reo to get the lowdown on a petition that demands the Minister of Education resumes negotiations on the Kōhanga Reo WAI2336 claim.
‘Minister’s hold up comes at the expense of kōhanga reo’
Co-chair of Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust Board Dr Timoti Karetu speaks exclusively to Te Karere about ongoing governance concerns and who he believes is to blame for the Kōhanga Reo Movement's dire situation.
Iwi prepared to go to court over Auckland land sales
The Government could be creating a problem to fix another. It wants to use surplus land to alleviate the Auckland housing crisis, but local iwi say it contravenes rights to buy the land back.
Young Ngāpuhi entrepreneur to represent NZ
The search for NZ's top young entrepreneurs has come to an end. Six youth chosen by FedEx and the Young Enterprise Trust will head to Singapore to battle against eight other countries in the FedEx/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge's Asia Pacific final. Among them is one Māori boy and his dream to help disadvantaged youth.
American Idol’s DeAndre Brackensick reveals kapa haka experience
American Idol singer and Hawaiian native DeAndre Brackensick is looking forward to showing a bit of his culture at his only New Zealand concert tomorrow night in Auckland. But the singer also tells of his love for Māori culture and performing arts.