‘Kia Māori te tū’ says Kahurangi Maxwell
Without a doubt one of the big events that all whanau are thinking about are the qualifying regional competitions for Te Matatini. With me presently is Kahurangi Maxwell of Nga Uri o Te Whanoa. They are as a team eager to review past qualifiers and at what the judges expect so they can take it out.
More hapu join the lawsuit against Crown's Treaty process
A nationwide class action against the crown that aims to prove the settlement process is flawed is gaining momentum. A Ngāpuhi hapu is the latest Mana whenua group to back the lawsuit and joins a growing list of hapu locked out of negotiations for their own treaty settlements.
Locals win fight against commercial Paua harvesting
A campaign to shut commercial Paua harvesting out of Otago and southland has won favour from Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.
Former partner charged with the murder of Jasmin Cooper
26 year-old Jasmin Cooper was killed yesterday morning after an alleged assault at her home in Te Hana, north of Auckland. The man, believed to be Cooper's former partner, was given interim name suppression, when he appeared before a justice of the peace in the North Shore court this morning.
Iwi oppose more developments at Waikawa Bay
A Te Tau Ihu tribe is working to repair its relationship with Port Marlborough over the future of Waikawa Bay. Te Atiawa ki Te Waka a Maui is in talks with the company in question to decide the best course in keeping their environment safe, but the Environmental Court has only one month left to decide.
Hana Koko’s Christmas message
A time for cheer, a time for joy, a time long awaited for all to enjoy. But who on Santa's list has been naughty or nice?
Te Rangi takes on bigger role in Breakers team
It's been a big year for Breakers young forward Rueben Te Rangi of Ngapuhi -It's his first year that he has been fulltime for the Breakers. Even though he misses his family during this Christmas season, he is training hard for the upcoming Breaker’s games.
Gisborne iwi return negotiations late January
Gisborne iwi, Ngariki Kaiputahi say they will take the advice from the Tribunal and begin to move forward with their claim hoping to settle sooner rather than later.
Police will enforce speed limits to keep tolls down this season
The official holiday road toll has begun and motorists are being warned to stick to the speed limits. Last year's Christmas holiday period saw 6 people killed on the roads with another two hundred and thirty seven others injured in different crashes.