Rātana: Govt urged to hold off on signing TPPA
Wait. That's the message from Māori representatives at Rātana Pā concerning the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Speeches were directed at PM John Key, however, he continues to maintain his message to iwi, namely, that the Government will not trample on Māori rights under the Treaty of Waitangi.
Indgenous community shares concern with Kīngitanga over TPPA
Indigenous leaders are backing the Kīngitanga’s call to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Kīngitanga spokesperson Tukoroirangi Morgan said Māori need to up the ante on the TPPA issue as Hawaiian leaders meet with Māori in solidarity.
Te Ururoa Flavell: Rātana overshadowed by politics
Māori Party co-leader Te Ururoa Flavell joins us from Rātana Pā and we asked him about his impressions of this year’s commemorations.
Tāmaki Makaurau hosts its first kura reo
The first kura reo of the year is being hosted at Hoani Waititi Marae. Statistics show the number of people who can speak has increased in the past 15 years, but there's still a long way to go to ensure Māori language will survive.