Peace talks fail to end Ngāpuhi feud
Ngäpuhi remains divided after a hui turned sour. Te Taumata Kaumātua o Ngāpuhi called the meeting at Te Tii Marae in Waitangi in an attempt to resolve longstanding issues among its iwi members.
Ngāti Tūwharetoa’s interests in lake Taupō recognised
Ngäti Tūwharetoa and Mighty River Power have reached an agreement in respect to the storage of water in lake Taupō. However, the power company is reluctant to discuss details of the deal publicly.
Networking is the next big step in Māori economy
Business analyst Anthony Ruakere says networking with other Māori entities and foreign parties is the next big step for Māori businesses hoping to get ahead.
Crash in Northland claims four lives
A car and a logging truck were involved in an accident near Waipu in Northland along State Highway 1 claiming the lives of four adults and seriously injuring a child. Traffic has been diverted and the Serious Crash Unit is investigating the cause of the accident.
Michael Doogan appointed as new Māori Land Court judge
Originally temporarily appointed to the Māori Land Court in 2013, Judge Doogan has worked in both private practise and central government and has extensive experience at both the Waitangi Tribunal and Māori Land Court.
Hone Harawira - Mana Movement out, but not gone
It’s been a year of highs and lows for Mana Movement leader Hone Harawira. However, he says has learnt from his defeat at the elections and says he will be back in the house to be an advocate for Te Tai Tokerau and the poor and oppressed.
Rerewhakaitu Rodeo 2014 set to be best one yet
The Rerewhakaitu Rodeo which starts this Friday marks the beginning of the Christmas rodeo circuit. This year is the club's 50th anniversary and organiser John Davis says, despite the trials they've faced in the lead up to the event, they're excited to make this rodeo better than ever.
Auckland City Football Club proves to world they mean business
The Auckland City Football Club arrived home today after making it to the finals of the FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco. The feat has earned them a spot in the Halberg Awards.
Temple lights brightens hearts of NZers and Waikato region
Politicians NZ First MP Pita Paraone and National MP Shane Reti put down their political guards and put on their religious hats and join thousands of Māori in Hamilton for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' temple lights which have brightened the Waikato skies for many years over Christmas.