‘Helen Clark is the woman for the job,’ says former colleague Shane Jones
Former PM Helen Clark has announced her candidacy for the United Nation's top job. The UN Secretary-General role is said to be one of the most powerful positions in the world. Ms Clark's announcement has drawn widespread support including the endorsement from a former Māori political colleague.
Last minute changes as Te Reo bill nears final hurdle
The Māori Language Bill is on the cusp of becoming law, but opposition parties remain concerned about the legislation which will have a major impact on the future of our language. The bill is at the committee stage in Parliament, and the Green Party is trying to add a last minute change.
Teaching NZ Land Wars history can help address racism
The Ministry of Education has been criticised for refusing to include the NZ Land Wars in the curriculum. Staunch supporters of the land wars being taught say teaching this shared history will go towards addressing racism in NZ.
Te Arawa hapū elated over decision to scrap eastern arterial road
It’s been a long-fought battle by Te Arawa hapū against the building of the Rotorua Eastern Arterial Rd, but they are now celebrating the news that it will no longer go ahead, and the land designation which has been in place since 1963, has been lifted.
Netball: Pulse put out the Magic in nail-biting finish
Another local derby, another nail biting finish - that seems to be the theme so far in the ANZ Netball Championship. Last Friday, the Steel pipped the Mystics and last night it was Pulse that upset the Magic, and it was a young Māori up and comer who stole the show.