Māori academics meet over future of Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga
Māori development will not proceed unless it's got a strong database. That’s according to Professor Mason Durie. The recent announcement of Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga’s failed funding bid has triggered hundreds of Māoridom’s most elite academics to meet today at Auckland University.
Mum races against time to bring dying baby home
A mother is urgently pleading for help to get her and her four children back to NZ before her youngest son, Noah, dies. Baby Noah was born with a physical illness affecting his heart and doctors now say it's a countdown to his last day. The last days of which his mother wants to spend back home.
Ngāpuhi uri in Australia wants treaty claims settled
Ngāpuhi in Sydney just want their Treaty claims settled so they can move on. This comes after Tūhoronuku held a hui in Sydney, updating Ngāpuhi descendants on the matter. They say if jobs are created they'd move home.
Tamihere against closed-door arbitration
John Tamihere is opposing an application made by Mediaworks to settle his $600,000 legal battle behind closed doors. Tamihere is suing his former employers for breach of contract and defamation when he and Willie Jackson were stood down last year after a controversial interview on RadioLive during the Roast Busters scandal.
Honours for Lisa Carrington and Amoroa Luke
Two Māori women were honoured today with appointments to the NZ Order of Merit. Olympic gold medal winner Lisa Carrington was recognised for her services to kayaking, and Ngāti Rarua leader Amoroa Luke was honoured for her services to Māori.
Theatre: Paniora delves into Spanish-Māori heritage
A story about the Spanish roots of a Māori hapū kicks off tonight at the Maidment Theatre, at the University of Auckland. Oriini Tipene-Leach went along to rehearsals to get the low down.
‘Te Reo gurus need to move on from TKR management’ - Harawira
Mana Party leader Hone Harawira joins us to discuss current affairs including Joleen Pirini’s tragic predicament; Ngā Pae o te Mātauranga failed funding bid; the Kōhanga Reo scandal; and Kim Dotcom.