Campaign against Statoil drilling in the Hokianga
The Minister of Energy and Resources Simon Bridges was welcomed by protestors in the north today. The locals are opposed to oil and gas exploration in the Hokianga Harbour for fear of harming the environment.
Iwi plans to buy back ancestral mountain
A Far North iwi has announced plans to buy back its ancestral mountain, Whakakoro. Whakakoro was the home of Ngāpuhi ancestor Ueoneone and is the ancestral mountain of Te Rarawa and hapū Ngāti Haua.
Economic potential in forestry for Māori land, report
Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the release of a report highlighting the economic opportunities for forestry through more productive use of Māori freehold land.
TVNZ’s Māori, Pacific department marks end of an era
A final farewell for the Māori and Pacific Programmes department saw old faces and new come together in celebration of the 20 plus years of the TVNZ department.
Bailey Mackey reveals plans for Marae
One of TVNZ’s outsourced programmes is Marae and their new executive producer Bailey Mackey reveals his plans for the show. He hopes to increase the Māori language content on the programme after the current summer series in the New Year. Mackey spoke exclusively with Kereama Wright today.
Kiwa helping Māori establish businesses in Kaikohe
Poverty and hardship is well-known to Northland, but Māori in the Far North are being given a helping hand to start up their own businesses.
Te Arawa and Rotorua council partnership gains support
Te Arawa iwi received majority support to have special consultation on their proposed iwi and council partnership which will replace the defunct Te Arawa Standing Committee that had no real power at the council table.
Māori Wardens spread the Christmas cheer
A delegation of South Auckland Māori Wardens made an effort to provide for the less fortunate today, spreading the Christmas cheer by putting on a Christmas lunch for families.
Jenny-May Coffin: Christmas comes early for Carter and Johnson
It's a merry Christmas for two of our sporting superstars for two different reasons – one was awarded a prestigious award, the other pocketing a few million. Jenny-May Coffin joins us for the low-down on the latest in sports news.